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MSU Applied Economics Summer Conference
June 15, 2022
Economists from MSU and other universities will present their cutting-edge research on a variety of topics including environmental economics, public finance, healthcare, education, and agricultural economics.
Economics Perspectives on the Minimum Wage
Tune in to learn about the contributions that economics brings to discussions surrounding the minimum wage and to hear insights regarding how the ongoing changes to state minimum wages will continue to affect important societal outcomes.
Work Requirements & The Social Safety Net
Professor James Ziliak will discuss the economic rationale for and against work requirements, as well as research on the impacts of work requirements on labor supply, program participation, and the wellbeing of the welfare population.
Worker Shortages in the COVID Era
1/26/2022 In this free public workshop, leading economists will share research on the sources of the shortage and its impacts on workers, employers, and consumers, and will share insights regarding how the labor shortage will evolve moving forward. 
IRAEA publishes 2020-2021 annual report
July 28, 2021
IRAEA publishes 2020-2021 annual report
IRAEA undergraduate research scholar Taylor Blossom wins prestigious Schwarzman Scholarship to study in China
December 7, 2020
Taylor Blossom, an IRAEA undergraduate scholar majoring in chemical engineering, economics and directed interdisciplinary studies at Montana State University, has won a Schwarzman Scholarship, a highly competitive award recognizing leadership.
MSU graduate and former IRAEA research assistant places in national economics competition
September 11, 2020
A recent Montana State University graduate and IRAEA graduate research assistant placed second in a national agricultural economics competition last month, the first MSU student to place in the program’s top three.
IRAEA co-director Stock speaks to YPR about the federal Payment Protection Program and its impact on Montana's economy
June 10, 2020
IRAEA co-director Stock speaks to YPR about the federal Payment Protection Program and its impact on Montana's economy
IRAEA Undergraduate Research Scholar awarded MSU’s most prestigious academic scholarship
June 1, 2020
Kyle Rutten, a mathematics major and IRAEA Undergraduate Research Scholar, received a 2020 Cameron Presidential Scholarship, an endowment established in 2017 by the Cameron Family for MSU students in the Honors College.
MSU visiting research scholars’ study suggests raising e-cigarette taxes may drive vapers to purchase traditional cigarettes
February 10, 2020
Raising taxes on e-cigarette taxes in an attempt to cut vaping may cause vapers to turn to traditional cigarettes

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