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March 11, 2010 Volume 31, No. 23

Nobel Laureate visits MU

Finn Kydland, who was a co-winner of the 2004 Nobel Award in Economic Sciences, will be the keynote speakers at this year’s annual Missouri Economics Conference, to be held March 26 and 27 at MU.

Kydland, professor of economics at the University of California-Santa Barbara, received the Nobel prize for his research on business cycles and macroeconomic policy. He will speak at 5 p.m. March 26 at Bush Auditorium in Cornell Hall. His free, public lecture, “Nominal Anomalies” will discuss the role of monetary policy in the aggregate economy, both domestically and internationally.

The economics conference, held at Mizzou each spring for 10 years, is jointly sponsored by MU’s Department of Economics and the research divisions of the Federal Reserve  Banks of St. Louis and Kansas City. The conference brings together leading research economists from the Federal Reserve, business and academia, and participants and presenters come from around the world. More information is available at