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Portrait: Timothy Kehoe

The Economics of Trade Agreements

For nearly three generations, the United States and scores of other nations have prospered through trade governed by international rules. But in the last couple of years, University of Minnesota economist Tim Kehoe has watched with alarm as global trade pacts have come under attack by the Trump Administration. In a recent interview, Kehoe outlined the risks of a new era of America First trade policies.
A faculty person sits with three students from the institute.

On Purpose: Portrait of Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute

The University of Minnesota Department of Economics has historically been one of the top in the world, producing nine Nobel Prize-winning faculty and alumni along the way. Launched in 2010, the Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute was founded as a renewed commitment to supporting synergy in economic research, policy influence, and the communication channels required to solve real-world challenges.