The Public Sector Economics Group
in the University of Minnesota
Department of Applied Economics
You are invited to participate in the Public Sector Economics Workshop series, featuring experts from the University, government, and non-profit organizations presenting new research and analysis relevant to Minnesota. Each workshop starts with a presentation, but a large share of each session will be devoted to discussion among participants.
The workshops take place on occasional Wednesday afternoons (4:00-5:15) during the academic year. We meet at the home of the Department of Applied Economics, Ruttan Hall (formerly known as Classroom Office Building), on the University’s St. Paul campus. Below is the full schedule, followed by a description of the next session, to take place on May 8, 2013.
October 31: Minnesota and the fiscal cliff (PDF of presentation)
December 12: Who will cheat on their taxes? Behavioral experiments to explain tax compliance (PDF of presentation)
January 23: Human capital's contribution to Hennepin County's increasing income inequality (PDF of presentation)
February 13: Social impact bonds in Minnesota (PDF of presentation)
March 6: Income inequality in Minnesota (PDF of presentation)
Prospects for successful transition programs for youth with disabilities in Minnesota The April 3, 2013 session has been cancelled.
May 8: Enhancing the private sector economic development on Indian Reservations (PDF of presentation)
Join us for all of the sessions or as many as you like. The sessions are free of charge. RSVPs to email@example.com will help us in our planning, but please attend even if you haven’t responded ahead of time. Please forward this invitation to any of your colleagues who may be able to benefit from and contribute to the workshop.
RSVP now to firstname.lastname@example.org for session 7:
Enhancing the private sector economic development on Indian Reservations.
Dick Todd, Vice President, Community Affairs, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Bank) will discuss some of the special challenges facing private sector economic development on American Indian reservations and how the Bank's Community Development program aims to help reservation residents and tribal governments address them. He will focus on legal and policy issues that can affect private business formation and access to capital, the pros and cons of some options for enhancing the reservation business environment, and difficulties and opportunities for economic research in this area.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Room 230 Ruttan Hall (formerly known as Classroom Office Building)
University of Minnesota’s St. Paul Campus
1994 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN
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