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Economics Club

Economics Department
Kansas State University
327 Waters Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-6919 fax

Upcoming Events

Here are some exciting events the Econ Club will participate in during the academic year.

Econ Club Events, Spring 2019

Tuesday, October 29th at 6:30 PM in Waters 328

Andrew Maness
Technical Director Pit Rho Motorsports
“Understanding Multimedia Rights Fees in Sports”

Former RA at the Richmond Federal Reserve and founder of
Andrew is a graduate of Kansas State University, who earned an M.A. in Economics at Wichita State University.

Andrew developed data-driven methods to evaluate the motorsports business landscape. He shared much of his research on (and previously This endeavor evolved into consulting motorsports organizations to help them enhance the value of their teams and schedules. Since mid-2014, Andrew has worked at Pit Rho Corporation to create mathematical models and tools that optimize the business decisions of various sports series and television networks. At Pit Rho, they apply "Moneyball" concepts to locate inefficiencies in the media rights market.

Monday, November 18th at  6:30 PM in Regnier Forum

Dr. Matt Rousu
Dean of the Business School Susquehanna University
“Misled! False Economic Assumptions Used to Expand Government”

Matt is the lead author of Broadway which is a website (and available as a book) instructors can use to teach economics using examples from Broadway shows. A prolific writer, Rousu's research and expertise has been featured by many media outlets, including the Associated Press, Bloomberg Business Week, Forbes, Time, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report and The Washington Post.

Matt is the Dean of the Business School at Susquehanna University and earned his Ph.D. from Iowa State University.


If you sign up we will get you on the listserv and keep you updated on our activities.  Students of ALL MAJORS are welcome to become active in the Econ Club.  We will host more fun events like watch parties and bowling nights as well.

We wish to give a special thanks to the Fred and Mary Koch Foundation for making so many of our activities possible.  Also Bob Regnier from Bank of Blue Valley has been very supportive of our club activities and made several of these activities possible.