Upcoming Events


  • 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 Events


  • 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


Workshop Program

Seminar Program

  • 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

Annual Distinguished Lecture Program

Public Lectures and other outreach events