Winter Institute - Innovative Economics

  • Atwood Memorial Center

    Atwood Memorial Center
  • 912 Regency Plaza

    912 Regency Plaza

Feb. 7-8, 2019

Immigration Explored

The 57th Winter Institute features nationally known speakers/authors and real-life journeys to help us explore immigration. Hear from the experts, learn about the impacts of immigration and network.


Thursday, Feb. 7

912 Regency Plaza, downtown St. Cloud

4-5 p.m. Welcome Reception
5-5:15 p.m. Welcome/Introductions
5:15-6:16 p.m. Mynul Khan '04
"How Work Gets Done: Immigration, Economics and the Power of Connection"
6:30-7:30 p.m.

James Bullard '84 
"U.S. Economy and Monetary Policy"

7:30-10 p.m. Networking Reception with hors d'oeuvres and cash bar

Friday, Feb. 8

St. Cloud State campus

8-8:15 a.m. Welcome/Introductions
8:15-9:30 a.m. George Borjas - Ritsche Auditorium, Stewart Hall
"Immigration Economics and Immigration Policy"
9:45-11 a.m. Kao Kalia Yang - Ritsche Auditorium, Stewart Hall
"Straddling Cultures in America"
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Bryan Caplan - Ritsche Auditorium, Stewart Hall
"Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration"
12:30-2 p.m. Sangeeta Jha - Atwood Ballroom
"Building Bridges: A Step Toward Cross-Cultural Outreach"
2:10-3:40 p.m.

Marla Kanengieter and Eddah Mbula Mutua - Atwood Cascade
Deliberative Dialogue on Immigration

4-6 p.m.

Winter Institute Closing Celebration - Red Carpet Martini Lounge

Prayer Room is in Atwood Memorial Center, lower level.