Professor Jeff Owen participates in Global Insight panel discussion

Posted on April 20th, 2012 by

Associate Professor of History Nicholas Breyfogle from The Ohio State University and Gustavus Assistant Professor of Economics Jeff Owen participated in a panel discussion entiteld “Sustainability and Economics in the Circumpolar Region” on Thursday April 19. This 90-minute discussion that took place at Gustavus was part of the Global Insight program’s day-long spring semester event. The Gustavus Global Insight program is in its fourth year at Gustavus and has focused on the Circumpolar Region with various events throughout the academic year. Professors Breyfogle and Owen addressed issues relating to economic development, sustainability, and impact on indigenous peoples in the northern regions of the world. Assistant Professor of Management Kristian Braekkan moderated the discussion.

 

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