Executive Director, Minnesota Council on Economic Education
Department of Applied Economics
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Coordinates: Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics

Julie Bunn is a policy analyst and educator whose work and influence have spanned three sectors: academia, government, and nonprofits. Julie began her career as a research economist at the US Department of Labor. After earning a PhD in economics from Stanford University, she taught on the economics faculty of Macalester College. Julie was a Policy Fellow of the Humphrey Institute Policy Forum, and she received a Pew Faculty Fellowship to the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Projects for both focused on active-student learning pedagogy and curriculum for the teaching of topics in applied economics. Julie served in the Minnesota State Legislature (2007–2010) and has served as a policy, strategic, and fundraising advisor to political candidates and nonprofit organizations. Julie joined the Minnesota Council on Economic Education (MCEE) as executive director in September 2018.