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Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute

Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute
Income Inequality and Mobility Carbon Pricing Health Insurance

Is America still the land of opportunity?

Is upward mobility a thing of the past? Is the middle-class shrinking? Is the top 1% becoming more entrenched? Economists will use new data to examine patterns in income inequality and mobility at this Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute policy roundtable. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Learn more.

Economists put price on climate change

The Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute brought together prominent economists and emerging scholars to advance the existing body of research on the economic modeling of climate change. Economists agreed that economic solutions to climate change challenges are well within in reach of current policymakers. Learn more.

Health Insurance Reform: Are We There Yet?

One year after open enrollment in the healthcare insurance marketplace began, opinions vary greatly on its success. Hear recent research findings from renowned economists and learn how future policy-making may be impacted by November's elections. View past event.


The Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute is a new global initiative in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota created to inform and influence public policy by supporting and promoting frontier economic research and by communicating our findings to leading academics, policymakers, and business executives around the world. Read more about the Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute.

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