Organization profile

The Freeman Center for International Economic Policy identifies the major challenges of an increasingly interdependent global economy, mobilizes resources to analyze the nature of those challenges, and crafts effective public responses.  Its mission is implemented by meeting the following objectives:

  • Sponsoring leading edge research on emerging problems of the global economy;

  • Providing a recognized forum where researchers and others doing research on international policy issues can share ideas;

  • Serving as an all-University catalyst and clearinghouse for education on global policy issues;

  • Fostering communication between the international research resources of the University and Minnesota's business and public sector;

  • Partnering with public and private organizations to translate research results into concise information and public educational opportunities for citizens in Minnesota and the region on the implications of global economic interdependence.