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Institute for Economic Inquiry

Contact Information

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. 

August 29, 2019, 4-5pm Harper 3023 | Mauricio Miller (Family Independence Initiative) | "The Alternative"

September 26, 2019, 4-5pm Harper 3023 | Carson Holloway (University of Nebraska-Omaha) | "Corporations as People"

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. 

August 30, 2019, 12-1pm, Harper 4053 | Jos Weile

September 13, 2019, 12-1pm, Harper 4053 | Sabbatical Presentations Peter Gallo/Trent Wachner

September 27, 2019, 12-1pm, Harper 4053 | Clara Jace

November 1, 2019, 12-1pm, Harper 4053 |

November 15, 2019, 12-1pm, Harper 4053 |


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.