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This Week’s Master Class: What can state governments do to influence the economy?

Stuck at home? Learn over your lunch hour with American Experiment economist John Phelan, as he explains what state government can — and can’t — do to shape the economy. Sign up HERE!

Wednesday, April 1st at 12:00 PM

Stick around after the course, where John will answer your questions in a live audience Q&A. Submit your questions in advance here.

Upcoming Master Classes:

April 8: Catrin Wigfall on How good are Minnesota’s public schools, really? Sign up here.

April 15: Isaac Orr on Everything wrong with the Green New Deal. Sign up here.

April 22: Martha Njolomole on How regulation affects your everyday life. Sign up here.




Upcoming Events

  • Mackinac Virtual Event: Environment

    Location: Virtual Event

    What energy could (and should) look like in a post-COVID-19 world Register HERE! Join Center of the American Experiment Policy Fellow Isaac Orr and fellow environmental policy experts to discuss what energy could (and should) look like in a post-COVID-19 world. Joe Lehman, president of the Mackinac Center, will share opening remarks and be followed by featured speakers: Jason Isaac, senior manager of the Life:Powered project at the Texas Public Policy Foundation Isaac Orr, policy fellow at Center of the American Experiment Jason Hayes, director of environmental policy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy Early in the coronavirus quarantines,…

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  • 2020 Annual Dinner Featuring Sarah Huckabee Sanders- Now in September!

    Location: Minneapolis Convention Center Ballroom 1301 2nd Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55403

    NEW SEPTEMBER DATE: We have made the difficult decision to once again move the date of this event. We will now host our Annual Dinner on Saturday, September 19th. All tickets bought for the April 4th, or June 18th dates are transferrable. We are so sorry for any inconvenience this has caused, but we look forward to seeing you on September 19! Direct any questions to Kathryn Hinderaker (kathryn.hinderaker@americanexperiment.org or 612-428-7005).   American President: The Unorthodox Approach to Politics that Changed the World. Sarah Huckabee Sanders served as White House Press Secretary for President Donald J. Trump from 2017 to…

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