Events and Outreach
- July 17, 2020: "Economic Perspectives on LGBTQ+ Policy: A Virtual Workshop" will bring together a small group of stakeholders including economists, researchers, educators, policymakers, and advocates, to share up-to-date research findings on the impacts of LGBTQ+ policies and to share insights that can inform future LGBTQ+ research and policy evaluation. Presentation topics include causal research in policy evaluation, labor market impacts of LGBTQ+ protections, the economics of same-sex marriage, health and health insurance access, and sexual orientation and education.
- POSTPONED: "State Ownership and Regulation of Private Enterprise" a public lecture by Dr. William Megginson of the University of Oklahoma’s Michael F. Price College of Business. The lecture is free and open to the public and will be held from 7-8 p.m. at The Rialto, Bozeman MT
- POSTPONED: IRAEA 4th Annual Policy Conference
“Innovation and Regulation: Understanding the impacts of technological innovation and regulation and their effects on research and development, economic growth, and the environment," 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Strand Union Building, Procrastinator Theater. Free and open to the public.
Outreach Programs and Past Events
- Feb. 7, 2020 "The Past, Present and Future of the U.S. Nitrogen Fertilizer Industry Workshop"
- July 23, 2019 Current & Emerging Issues in Career and Technical Education Workshop
- May 16, 2019 Current & Emerging Issues for Regulating Crop Protection Technologies Workshop
- June 25, 2018 Economic Perspectives on Reproductive Health Policies
- Sept. 8, 2017 Research Methods in Applied Economic Analysis
- August 2017 Indigenous Economic Development Workshop
- March 11, 2020 "Groundwater Subsidies to Salmonid Streams: A Decade of Collaborative Science and Outcomes in Alaska," a seminar by IRAEA visiting scholar Dr. Mark Rains of the University of Florida. Wednesday, March 11, Noon-1 p.m., 1-131 Wilson Hall.
- Feb. 19, 2020 "How Does Portfolio Finance Theory Apply to Ecological Spatial and Temporal Dynamics?" a seminar by IRAEA Research Grantee Dr. Bill Kleindl. Wilson Hall 1-131, 12 p.m.
- November 8, 2019: "Toward Blackfeet Food Sovereignty: Sustainability through Indigenous Applied Research Partnerships," a seminar by Kristen Ruppel, associate professor of Native American Studies.
- October 25, 2019: Dan Hartley, senior economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, will present "The Long-run Effects of the 1930s HOLC 'Redlining' Maps on Children and Neighborhoods."
- September 20, 2019: Seminar by Robert Fairlie "Isolating the 'Tech' from EdTech: Experimental Evidence on Computer Assisted Learning"
- Feb. 15, 2019: "Following the Market? Hedonic Valuation Using Sales Prices Versus Self-Reported Values," a seminar presented by short-term visiting scholar, Daniel Bigelow.
- Feb. 25, 2019: "Do government and legal barriers impede entrepreneurship in the U.S.? An exploratory study of perceived vs. actual barriers," a seminar presented by Agnieszka Kwapisz, Research Grantee.
Annual Conference Program
- "Evidence and Education: Linking Research, Policy, and Practice to Enhance K-12 Education" conference, April 12, 2019:
- Healthcare Policy Conference, April 6, 2018
- Poverty and Policy Conference April 2017
Annual Distinguished Lecture Program
Daron Acemoglu, Oct. 14,2019: "Automation, AI and the Future Work"
- Sir Angus Deaton, Aug. 28, 2018: "Deaths of Despair"
Public Lectures and other outreach events
- September 17, 2019: IRAEA Undergraduate Research Scholars Luncheon
- July 10, 2019 "Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Role of the Safety Net
- June 25, 2019: Health Care Hype and Making Sense of it All: June 25, 2019
- Sunday, Sept. 23: Wendy Stock, professor of economics and co-director of MSU’s Initiative for Regulation and Applied Economic Analysis in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics, appared on Montana AgLive http://www.montanapbs.org/programs/MontanaAgLive/ to discuss labor issues affecting Montana and share insights on Montana’s current economy.