Southeast Hosting Conference on Economic Issues Facing Southeast Missouri

Photo of Dempster Hall

The conference will be held in Glenn Auditorium of Dempster Hall.

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

March 27, 2007 – The Department of Economics and Finance in the Donald L. Harrison College of Business at Southeast Missouri State University will host a conference April 20 on economic issues of importance to Southeast Missouri.

Research conducted this academic year by faculty in Southeast’s Department of Economics and Finance will be presented. Topics to be discussed will include the cost of high school completion in the region, why completion rates are higher in Southeast Missouri; and the return on an investment in education in rural versus urban Missouri. Also to be covered will be a public choice analysis of ethanol; an examination of the housing market; and a measurement of the quality of life in rural Missouri. 

The conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium of Dempster Hall. The conference is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Bruce Domazlicky, director of the Center for Economic and Business Research at Southeast, at (573) 651- 2013 or bdomazlicky@semo.edu.