Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota

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October 6, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

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Arif Husain receives Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals

July 21, 2021

Dr. Arif Husain, who received his PhD from our department in 1997 was awarded the University's Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals.  The award committee noted his outstanding contributions to the World Food Programme and their work, as well as his achievement in turning the research in the field and advancing it to policy. 

Check out the APEC major!

July 6, 2021

Meet the CFANS major: Applied Economics!

Finalists named for the 68th Princess Kay of the Milky Way

May 20, 2021

Ten dairy princesses from across Minnesota have been named finalists for the 68th Princess Kay of the Milky Way, after participating in virtual or in-person judging sessions held May 14-15. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the typical Dairy Promotion and Leadership event was separated into virtual leadership sessions and a day of judging.