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Seminar Looks at Economic Status of Women

MARCH 4, 2005--The UW-River Falls Center for Economic Research is holding a seminar focusing on the economic development of women in Latin American countries on March 11 at 3:15 p.m. in Room 321 of South Hall.

Jackie Brux, professor of economics at UW-River Falls, will present, "Rural Development and Microenterprise Credit: Strategies that Work for Low Income Women and their Families in Rural Latin America."

Brux will discuss on how to integrate women into rural development projects in less developed countries such as Bolivia. To integrate women into the workforce, Brux will explore concepts like agriculture extension and microenterprise credit and will outline the research she will conduct this summer in Bolivia.

The seminar is free and open to the public.

For more information on the center or the seminar series, contact Hamid Tabesh at 715/425-3335 or e-mail


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