COLUMBIA, Missouri – Fifteen years ago, in an effort to improve teacher benefits, St. Louis Public Schools enacted a change to the defined-benefit pension plan that resulted in an immediate and dramatic increase in the incentives to remain teaching in St. Louis. Similar enhancements also occurred across the country.
Professor Jeff Milyo and former MU student Scott Delhommer had their research cited by PolitiFact New York for an article on public corruption in New York.
On Sept. 13, Magen Reynolds spoke with Economic Department students about career options available to them at Cerner.
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Cory Koedel was featured in an evening news story on Sept. 14 for an article he co-authored on the deficit facing teacher pension plans.
Producers, Consumers, and Partial Equilibrium, a forthcoming book by Professor David Mandy, provides a systematic and accessible presentation of the full formal details in the core theories of producer and consumer choice under conditions
Research associate professor Mark Ehlert’s won the AEFP-Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Prize for Best Academic Paper on the Intersection of Education and Labor Market Outcomes.
Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential running mate, Tim Kaine, has served as a missionary, civil rights lawyer, teacher and elected official.
Sam Cook passed away on July 15, 2016. Cook was a great friend of the Economics Department and of MU. He endowed the Sam B. Cook Chair of Economics in 2007.
Professor Joseph Haslag co-authored a book on monetary economies that will be published in May.