Students present papers at MEA meeting

Melvin Masinde, Gerald Healy, Jacob Gerlach, Yining LuFour economics seniors presented papers at the Midwest Economics Association 2017 annual meeting on March 31-April 2. 

Midwest Economics Association MeetingMelvin Masinde, Gerald Healy, Jacob Gerlach, and Jing Ru Tan (in photo, l to r) submitted papers to the undergraduate paper competition and were selected to present them at the meeting in Cincinnati. The Midwest Economics Association is a non-profit organization whose purpose is the advancement of economic knowledge and the economics profession.

Part of the funding support for travel came from a Koch Foundation grant that helps fund undergraduate research at ISU.

Several department members attended the meeting with the students. In the photo at right: Oleksandr (Alex) Zhylyevskyy, Georgeanne Artz, Jimena Gonzalez-Ramirez, TJ Rakitan, Gerald Healy, Jing Ru Tan, Melvin Masinde, Jacob Gerlach (l to r) and Peter Orazem (not shown).