Eagle Econ

Monday, October 27, 2014

“Raising the Minimum Wage: A Conversation with Economists


Faculty from the Economics Department at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, will lead a discussion on the potential benefits and challenges of raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour. The minimum wage increase will be a non-binding referendum on all ballots within La Crosse County.

Monday November 3, 2014
6:00 PM
1400 Centennial Hall
Open to the public.

Sponsored by: The Economics Department at UW - La Crosse

Registration and attendance are free, but we ask you to complete this form: https://uwlacrosse.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0CA0RxLzTixaARv.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Seminar - Tristan Coughlin

The Economics Department invites you to our next seminar on Friday, October 24th (3:30 room 203).  Tristan Coughlin (Augustana College), a UW-L alum, will present "A Decomposition of the Causes of Intergenerational Income Transmission."

Monday, November 11, 2013

Seminar: Sanjukta Roy

Dr. Sanjukta Roy will present on Friday, Nov 15 at 3:30 in room 203. The title of the paper is "Risk Factors for Domestic violence: an empirical analysis for Indian States."

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Seminar: Professor Laura Middlesworth

The next seminar in the Economics Department Seminar Series will be this Friday, October 25th, at 3:30 in room 122. Dr. Laura Middlesworth (UW Eau Claire) will present "Now-casting Local Economic Indicators Using Mixed-Frequency Data." Please invite your students in upper level classes.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Shut Down.

Estimates of the consequences of the shut down.

Sunday, September 22, 2013

The Fed Surprise

As an exercise for the macro student, watch this video starting around minute 30. The video is a brief Q&A with Narayana Kocherlakota, the President of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank.

Then make a prediction for monetary policy going forward.
A) The Fed Tapers or
B) The Fed Waits.

Then read what happened here.

Surprised?

Tuesday, September 17, 2013