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The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is the University of
Minnesota's school of policy and planning.


Senior Fellow Lee Munnich of the Humphrey Institute

Lee Munnich

Senior Fellow, Director

E-mail: munni001@umn.edu
Phone: 612-625-7357
Office: 295H Humphrey School
Center/Department: State and Local Policy Program

Areas of Expertise

Transportation policy and finance; regional economic development; industry clusters; planning; congestion pricing, rural road safety

Biography

Lee Munnich, senior fellow, directs the State and Local Policy Program. He focuses on transportation policy and finance, congestion pricing, rural road safety, regional economic development, and industry clusters. Munnich has more than twenty-three years of experience with state and local governments. He was a deputy commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Trade and Economic Development, research director for the Minnesota Business Partnership, economic consultant for the Minnesota House of Representatives, manager of Midwest Research Institute's Center of Economic Studies, and executive director of the Minnesota Tax Study Commission. He was elected to the Minneapolis City Council twice in 1973 and 1975. 

Munnich is director of the national Center for Excellence in Rural Safety and co-chair of the Transportation Research Board's Congestion Pricing Committee.  Munnich founded and chaired the Minnesota Economic Resource Group in 1985, developed and managed the annual Economic Report to the Governor of Minnesota through 1991, and chaired the National Association of State Development Agencies' research division from 1986 to 1990.

Munnich received a bachelor's degree in economics from Georgetown University in 1967 and has done postgraduate work in economics and computer science at the University of Minnesota.

Courses Taught

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Spring 2014
 
Summer 2014
 
Fall 2014
  • PA 5590 — Economic & Comm Dev Topics
 
Spring 2015
  • PA 5920 — Skills Workshop
  • PA 8081 — Capstone Workshop

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