Economics and Happiness
Dear Ford School Alumni and Friends: The featured speaker will be Ford School/Brookings/New York Times-affiliated economist, Justin Wolfers, discussing economics and happiness. Justin and his partner Betsey Stevenson—another nationally prominent economist, currently a member of the President's Council of Economic Advisers—joined the Ford School faculty in fall 2012. Justin is a prolific researcher and public intellectual who is known for his work on labor economics, macroeconomics, economics of the family, political economy, law and economics, social policy, and behavioral economics. To learn more about Justin and his work, click here: http://fordschool.umich.edu/faculty/justin-wolfers or join his nearly 50,000 Twitter followers here: @JustinWolfers.
Plan to attend what promises to be a stimulating conversation! An outstanding group of current MPP students will be in DC for the school's annual recruiting trip and they look forward to connecting with you at the reception. Schedule: 6-7 p.m. lecture 7-8:30 p.m. student-alumni networking reception RSVP below by February 3. Best,
Susan Collins Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy