Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota


Why does buying groceries feel so painful?

July 10, 2024

Assistant professor Charlotte Ambrozek is featured in this MPR interview discussing why groceries are still so expensive and why buying them feels so painful.

After 11 years as Minnesota's state economist, Kalambokidis leaves the post

June 26, 2024

She learned a lot by working with people who make big decisions about money.

How forecasts of bad weather can drive up your grocery bill

June 11, 2024

"Supply chain disruptions and labor shortages are among the reasons food prices have climbed 25 percent since 2020," Professor Metin Cakir explains.