Events and Outreach
- June 21-22 2022: MSU Applied Economics Summer Conference, free, in-person conference.
- March 23, 2022: Economics Perspectives on the Minimum Wage, free virtual public lecture 4-5 pm MDT.
- February 10, 2022: Work Requirements & The Social Safety Net, free virtual public lecture 5-6 pm MST.
- January 26, 2022: Worker Shortages in the COVID Era, free virtual public lecture 5-6 pm MST.
- November 18, 2021: Tax Credits in Montana, a virtual workshop free and open to the public 5-6 pm MT.
- May 19, 2021:"The Future of U.S. Agricultural Trade Policy: Implications for Montana Agriculture" a virtual workshop, by invite only, 4-6 p.m. MDT.
- April 12, 2021: "Local and State Resiliency to a Changing Climate" a virtual workshop free and open to the public, 2-4 p.m. MDT.
- April 7, 2021: "Price Transparency and Discovery in Live Cattle Markets: Is There a Role for Regulation?" By invitation only.
- March 31, 2021: "The Impacts of Charter Schools: Evidence from the U.S., and Lessons for MT" a virtual workshop free and open to the public, 4-5:40 p.m. MDT.
- March 15, 2021: "The Economics of Workers’ Compensation Insurance" a virtual workshop free and open to the public, 4-6 p.m. MST.
- January 21, 2021: Virtual Workshop "The Economics of Unemployment Insurance" 2:00-3:45 p.m.
- January 12, 2021: Virtual Workshop "Health Insurance Access: Lessons and Priorities for the Next Decade" 4:00-5:30 p.m.
- Dec. 15, 2020: Virtual Workshop "The Economics of Paid Family Leave" 4-6:30 p.m.
- July 17, 2020: "Economic Perspectives on LGBTQ+ Policy: A Virtual Workshop"
- 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.
- Feb. 19, 2020 "How Does Portfolio Finance Theory Apply to Ecological Spatial and Temporal Dynamics?" a seminar by IRAEA Research Grantee Dr. Bill Kleindl.
- 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.
- "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 Lectures
- Christina Romer, Sept. 17, 2020: “Fiscal Policy and the Pandemic: Unprecedented Action and Missed Opportunities"
Daron Acemoglu, Oct. 14,2019: "Automation, AI and the Future Work"
- Sir Angus Deaton, Aug. 28, 2018: "Deaths of Despair"
- 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.