The current state and trajectory of the Minnesota economy
Ron Wirtz will discuss the current state and trajectory of the Minnesota economy, with particular focus on the role and importance of labor force in future economic growth. Ron will also be utilizing interactive survey technology to (anonymously) gauge how event attendees view the current economy.
Ron Wirtz is a Regional Outreach Director for the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Ron’s primary responsibilities involve tracking current business conditions across the six-state Ninth Federal Reserve District, which includes Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, northwest Wisconsin, Minnesota, the Dakotas and Montana. Ron tracks activity in employment and wages – which are central to the Federal Reserve’s dual mandate of promoting stable prices and maximum employment – along with construction, real estate, tourism and consumer spending. Part of Ron’s work includes extensive outreach to business and community leaders, and he gives frequent speeches on Ninth District regional economies.
Macalester College Kagin Commons 21 Snelling Ave S., St. Paul, MN 55105
August 21, 2019
11:30 a.m, - 1:00 p.m
$35.00 members/ $50.00 non-members This includes networking, program and lunch.
***Please note: Cancellations must be received three days in advance to receive a full refund, substitutions are welcome. Reservations made within 24 hours of the event will be charged an additional $10