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Institute for Economic Inquiry

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Institute for Economic Inquiry
Heider College of Business
Creighton University
Omaha, NE 68178

Phone: (402) 280-1887

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Upcoming Events!

Student Events

Student Events

Our Food for Thought seminar series is a series of public talks directed at students from across Creighton's campus. 

March 28, 2019, 4-5pm Harper 3023 | Abigail R. Hall (University of Tampa | "Tyranny Comes Home: The Domestic Fate of U.S. Militarism"

April 25, 2019, 4-5pm Harper 3023 | Trey Malone (Michigan State University) | "Everything I've Learned About Food Justice Since Leaving My Jesuit Alma Mater"

BEEP Seminar

BEEP Seminar

The Business, Economic Environment, and Policy seminar is a research-seminar series for faculty and students from across campus. The goal of the seminar is to facilitate an active conversation about research among Creighton faculty and students, and to promote opportunities for collaboration and co-authorship, especially within the Heider College of Business. 

Feburary 1, 2019, 12-1pm, Harper 4053 | Sabbatical Presentation by Andy Gustafson (Heider College of Business) and Todd Darnold (Heider College of Business) RSVP HERE!

February 15, 2019, 12-1pm, Harper 4053 | Sijing Wei (Heider College of Business), "An Examination of Individual Customers' Use of Earnings Benchmarks"

March 29, 2019, 12-1pm, Harper 4053 | Abigail Hall (University of Tampa), "The Economics of Propaganda"

April 12, 2019, 12-1pm, Harper 4053 | Palma Strand (Creighton University), "Cities, Systems, and Civity"

April 26, 2019, 12-1pm, Harper 4053 | Trey Malone (Michigan State University), "What's Local Got To Do With It? Exploring Hop Terroir in Craft Beer"


IEI Public Forums

IEI Public Forums

IEI Public Forums are a series of larger panel and debate style events directed at the Creighton community as well as the general public. Public Forum events usually address a policy issue of interest to Nebraska, the region, or the country at large.

"Immigration: Problem or Solution?"

February 28, 2019 from 4-5 pm at the Harper Auditorium | Panel Discussion featuring Ben Powell, Danielle Battisti, Ed Morse, and David Weber discussing the different perspectives of immigration

"Humanomics: What's the Omitted Variable in Economics?"

April 12-13, 2019 | Mike and Josie Harper Center | Symposium based off Nobel laureate Vernon Smith and Bart Wilson's new book Humanomics: The Wealth of Nations for the Twenty-First Century.