November 6, 2019

UW-Superior student researchers present at Fall 2019 REIF Breakfast

A team of UW-Superior students presented their research at the Regional Economic Indicators Forum, Oct. 31, in Duluth, Minn.

A team of UW-Superior students presented their research at the Regional Economic Indicators Forum, Oct. 31, in Duluth, Minn.

A team of University of Wisconsin-Superior students presented their research on "Consumer Confidence Indicators and Regional Equity Index/ Financial Indicators" on the 15 counties of Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin region at the Regional Economic Indicators Forum (REIF) at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center in Duluth on October 31.

The two topics covered by UW-Superior student researchers were the local consumer confidence Index as well as the regional equity Index, also known as the financial indicators.

Angelica Remache, a double major in economics and political science, presented on behalf of the consumer confidence team. Also, part of this research team were Munkhtulga Amarsanaa, Daniel Anderson, Jiratchaya Changtangtermpong, Madisen Chen, Zachary Farmakes, Tam Pham Bang Le, Kurumi Maeta, Kaden Matteen, Hung Nguyen, Angelica Remache, Mai Shinyashiki, Ramesh Shrestha, Pontus Tavemark, Ismael Tounkara, Ryan Volz, Sam Waylee Jr. The students were supervised by Dr. Rubana Mahjabeen, associate professor of economics, and Dr. Praopan Pratoomchat, assistant professor of economics.

The second UW-Superior research group focused on the regional equity index. Their findings were presented by Economics and History double majors, Michael Huttner. Also working on this topic were Hung Nguyen, Ramesh Shrestha, Sajid Chowdhury, and Pontus Tavemark. The team was supervised by Dr. Sakib Mahmud, associate professor of economics and sustainable management, and David Koslowsky, assistant professor of finance.

"We are very proud of our students and their contributions to promote economic growth, business developments, and collaborations around the REIF region," said Mahmud.

 

A team of UW-Superior students presented their research at the Regional Economic Indicators Forum, Oct. 31, in Duluth, Minn.

A team of UW-Superior students presented their research at the Regional Economic Indicators Forum, Oct. 31, in Duluth, Minn.

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