Supply, Demand and Deadlines
A Workshop on Economics for Journalists

2003 Agenda

Sunday, June 15

Evening Dinner and Opening Address
Gary Stern, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
"Should We Be Worrying About Deflation?"

Monday, June 16

9:00 a.m. - Noon “Principles of Economic Thinking”
Russ Cooper, Boston University
Lunch Keynote Address
Anne Krueger, first deputy managing director,
International Monetary Fund
1:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. “Writing About the Economy”
John Berry, The Washington Post
  Types of stories, where to find data and information, developing sources, understanding economists
Evening Tour and Dinner at Federal Reserve Bank

Tuesday, June 17

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Case Study—Health Care Economics
John Berry, Washington Post;
Mike Meyers, Star Tribune;
Arthur Rolnick, Federal Reserve Bank;
Chris Worthington, Pioneer Press
10:30 a.m. - Noon Participants write their story proposals
1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Story proposal critiques—analysis of ideas, sources, tools, etc.

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