Justin Wolfers

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Related Past Events

May
21
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Join Ford School professors Betsey Stevenson, Justin Wolfers, and Ford School Dean Michael S. Barr for a discussion on the challenges of navigating an economic crisis during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
2020 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Sep
22
Citi Foundation Lecture
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Former Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve System and *View the stream* CEO of TIAA-CREF Roger Ferguson and Professor of Public Policy and Economics Justin Wolfers sit down for a conversation that economists or financial policy wonks won't want to miss!
2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Feb
06
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.
2014 - 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

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Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Economics
Email:
jwolfers@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-6846