MEA 2012 Annual Conference

Election Year Economics

Hamline University
Sundin Music Hall
St. Paul, Minnesota
October 26, 2012

Program [PDF]

8:30 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:10 a.m.

Welcome and Introductory Comments

  • Fahima Aziz, Asian University for Women, MEA President
  • Eric Jensen, Provost, Hamline University

9:20 a.m.

Heller Distinguished Lecture [PDF] [MP3]

10:30 a.m.


10:45 a.m.

On the Ground Policy: Occupational Licensing and Agricultural Policy


11:55 a.m.


  • 12:30 p.m.    Presentation of Awards
  • 12:45 p.m.    Business Meeting
  • 1:00 p.m.      Luncheon Speaker
2:10 p.m.

Housing Markets [MP3]

Session Moderator: Michael Walrath, University of St. Thomas


3:20 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Adjournment

  • Rob Grunewald, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, incoming MEA President