February 12, Dr. Lloyd Thomas, Kansas State University - "The Great Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences"
March 10, Eric Weddle, Blue Ridge Partners
April 17, Mark Thoma, University of Washington & Steve Williamson, Washington University - Debate: "Did the Fed Get it Right? A Discussion on Monetary Policy and the Great Recession"
January 28, Dr. Dennis Weisman, Kansas State University - "Race Based Preferences in College Admissions"
March 7, Lisa Taylor, Kansas City Federal Reserve - " An Economic Outlook from Kansas City Federal Reserve"
March 26, Woody Bendle, Payless Shoe Source - "Economic Applications for Today's Businesses"
April 14, Jim Self, University of Indiana - "Misunderstanding of Core Ideas in Principles of Economics Courses"
April 30, Brad DeLong, University of California Berkley & Alan Reynolds, The Cato Institute - Debate: "Proposed Solutions to the Fiscal Crisis in the United States"
September 23, Bryan Riley, The Heritage Foundation - "The Economic Freedom Index"
October 7, Ludek Niedermayer, Czech National Bank - "Managing Crises in the European Union and the Changing Role of Central Banks"
October 14, Lee Coppock, University of Virginia - "Markets and Economic Growth"
December 4, Paul Attwater, Morgan Stanley
February 3, Hamilton Fout, Federal National Mortgage Association - "Using Economic Models in Housing and Credit Markets"
March 5, Michael Carlisle, Douglas County Bank - "Round Table on Career Opportunities & Discussion on Trust Services"
April 3, Don Boudreaux, George Mason University - “Have Middle-Class Americans' Living Standards Stagnated Since the 1970s?" - Download PowerPoint
April 23, Chris Drahozal, University of Kansas Law School - "Understanding Arbitration and How it Relates to Behavioral Economics"
August 28, Dr. Bill Blankenau, Kansas State University - "State of the Department"
October 18, Cary Deck, University of Arkansas - "Economics as an Experimental Science"
November 14, Dave Dreiling, Owner GTM Sports Wear - “Made in Manhattan” (Annual Regnier Lecture Series on Entrepreneurship)
October 27, Dirk Mateer, Penn State University - “Making Economics Pop: Media for Economists”
September 26, Dan Kuester, Economics Department - Kansas State University and Matt Walters KMAN Radio - "The Day the Big XII (Almost) Died"
April 28, Roger Garrison, Auburn University – "K-State Speaker Series on Economic Prosperity”
April 14, Stephan Thurman – International Economist – U.S. State Department – "How to Present Economic Data to Policy Makers”
March 31, Jim Haymaker – Corporate Vice President – Cargill – "Regnier Lecture Series on Entrepreneurship”
March 2, Prof. Lloyd Thomas – "The Financial Crisis and Federal Reserve Policy”
February 15, John Nelson, Applied Research Company "A Discussion on Entrepreneurship”
November 16, Brian Brenberg – Kings College, "Innovation and Prosperity: Understanding why it occurs and the benefits it creates."
October 21, Tim Robinson GM – Oracle Division - Perficient Industries
October 10, Roger Bey on the M.S. in Finance at the University of Tulsa
September 13, Kevin McBeth – Actuary Travelers Insurance – "The ABCs of Directors' and Officers' Insurance"
Professor Michael Oldfather's Incompleat Guide to Personal Finance | Download PDF
Dirk Mateer, Director of Undergraduate Studies in Economics giving his lecture "No Longer Dismal: Enlivening Economics with Music and Film." Watch video
D.R. Leach and the team from Koch Industries. The topic will be "Koch Industries: Businesss Overview and Introduction to Market-Based Management."
Professor Blankenau, the Head of the Economics Department at K-State
Fall 2008 - Spring 2009
Dr. Charles Britton, University of Arkansas
Lloyd Thomas, Professor and Head of KSU Economics Department, and Rob Stitt, President of Community First National Bank - Forum on the Current Economic Crisis
Kevin McBeth, Actuarial Scientist with The Travelers Company - "The Progressive Method of Pricing and Selling Insurance"
Ryan Clark and Christina Brown with the State Street Corporation
Professor Mohaned Al-Hamdi, KSU - "Past and Future Challenges Facing the Iraqi Economy" | Download presentation notes
Gregory Weishar, CEO of PharMerica Corporation- "Corporate Intrapreneurship - Thoughts & Musings from a Serial Builder" | Download PowerPoint
Christopher R. Drahozal, John M. Rounds Professor of Law at KU School of Law - "Understanding Arbitration Law and the Relationship Between Law and Economics" | Download PowerPoint