The Minnesota Economic Association (MEA) is a professional connection between business and economic professionals and college economics professors. MEA's primary purposes are the advancement of economic knowledge and the economics profession. The MEA holds a conference every fall on current economic issues and sponsors a paper contest for college students.
The 2018 MEA Annual Conference was held Friday, October 26, at Hamline University and featured Heller Lecturer Kathleen McGarry, Professor of Economics at UCLA. The luncheon speaker was Carol Graham, Leo Pasvolsky Senior Fellow and Research Director - Global Economy and Development at Brookings.