Oct. 18, 2013. Conference: The Role of Southern New Mexico in the Economy

The Role of Southern NM in the Economy. Economic conference Oct 18, 8:00am-1:30pm.

Oct 18, 8:00am-1:30pm, Corbett Center. The Role of Southern New Mexico in the Economy.

The Role of Southern New Mexico in the Economy
Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Oct. 11. While there is no charge for the conference, registration is required. Register online at www.dallasfed.org/research/events.
Corbett Center auditorium, NMSU Las Cruces campus
Conference Agenda
The Role of Southern NM in the Economy

In collaboration with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, the New Mexico State University College of Business is sponsoring a conference titled “The Role of Southern New Mexico in the Economy” from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18, in the Corbett Center auditorium on the NMSU campus. This conference follows similar meetings sponsored by the Dallas bank in Hobbs and Carlsbad during the summer.

New Mexico has a long tradition of rapid growth compared with the rest of the United States. The Great Recession touched virtually every region, and New Mexico was not an exception. While the U.S. economy has been in recovery mode since the summer of 2009, New Mexico has struggled to keep up with the national pace. Data indicate there is a significant difference in economic performance between northern and southern New Mexico, with the southern part of the state leading the recovery. Strong economic growth in southern New Mexico has been driven mostly by trade, commodities and agriculture.

Speakers will discuss recent economic developments nationally, internationally and locally.

For more information, call the College of Business at 575-646-2821.

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