The economics of wishful thinking
Allen Sinai Lecture
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.
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Co-hosted by the Department of Economics, John Leahy will deliver an entertaining and insightful lecture commemorating his installment as the Allen Sinai Professor of Macroeconomics.
From the speaker's bio:
John Leahy is the Allen Sinai Professor for Economic Policy, a joint appointment between the Ford School and the Department of Economics. His research interests center on economic fluctuations and macroeconomic policy with a focus on the roles of that market frictions and imperfect information play in shaping economic outcomes. Leahy is a leading authority on macroeconomics, serving as a coeditor of the American Economic Review and as a visiting scholar to the Federal Reserve Banks of New York, Philadelphia, and Kansas City. He earned a MS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a PhD in Economics from Princeton University.
This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Economics.