Federal Reserve economist to speak at Twin Ports eventsThe regional economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis will be featured at two university events May 1 in the Twin Ports.
By: News Tribune staff, Duluth News Tribune
The regional economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis will be featured at two university events May 1 in the Twin Ports.
Toby Madden will talk about the role of the Federal Reserve, the banking industry and the regional economy at 2:30 p.m. in Swenson Hall, Room 1004, at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.
Meter parking near Swenson Hall is available in university Lots 2, 11 and 12. For directions and campus maps, go here.
At 6 p.m., Madden will participate in an economic panel of experts at the College of St. Scholastica. Also on the panel will be Anthony Barrett and Robert Hoffman, both economist at the college, and Drew Digby, the
regional labor market analyst with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
Possible topics during the two-hour event include the economic outlook, health-care costs, the role of China going forward, the world debt situation and the job market for graduating college students.
The panel will be held in Room 249 of Burns Wellness Commons, a large complex on the north end of campus.
As part of the Federal Reserve Bank’s public affairs department, Madden is actively involved in educating the public about the bank’s role in the economy. He often speaks on the district’s economy and writes articles for bank publications.
Both events are free and open to the public.