Supply, Demand and Deadlines
A Workshop on Economics for Journalists

2005 Agenda

Sunday, June 12

Evening Dinner

Monday, June 13

9:00 a.m. - Noon “Principles of Economic Thinking”
V.V. Chari, University of Minnesota
Lunch Panel "Pros and Cons of Enterprise Zones"
Arthur Rolnick, Federal Reserve Bank, and
Bob Isaacson, State of Minnesota
1:30 - 4:00 p.m.

“Writing About the Economy”
Andrew Cassel, Philadelphia Inquirer
Types of stories, where to find data and information, developing sources,
understanding economists

Evening Tour and Dinner at Federal Reserve Bank

Tuesday, June 14

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Case Study—Public Subsidies
V.V. Chari, University of Minnesota;
Arthur Rolnick, Federal Reserve Bank;
Chris Worthington, Pioneer Press;
Andrew Cassel, Philadelphia Inquirer;
Mike Meyers, StarTribune
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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