Professor of economics at U.C. Berkeley and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy Brad DeLong will be joined by Ford School economicsts Josh Hausman, Betsey Stevenson, and Justin Wolfers for a conversation on recent U.S. macro policy from inflation to the labor market.
This annual forum brings together Ford School economists for a discussion of the current state of the U.S. economy. From inflation to the labor market, faculty experts reflect on the most crucial issues facing the American economy, and the top-of-mind issues for its citizens.
Inflation and labor market fluctuations are threatening the fragile economic recovery. Increasingly, Americans are worried about their financial future. Join Ford School economists for a discussion of these crucial issues.
Join us for a conversation with Penny Naas (MPP '93) about key issues in government and business, including diversity, the relationships between the regulated and the regulators, and environmental sustainability.
Associate Dean Luke Shaefer will moderate a conversation with Ford School faculty members Shobita Parthasarathy, John Ciorciari, and Justin Wolfers about the 2020 Presidential election and policy priorities of the next presidential term.
Conversations Across Differences,
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Join us for a conversation with Lawrence H. Summers, former Secretary of the Treasury, and Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, on whether the growing federal deficit is sustainable for the United States economy.
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.
No one quite knows just what will unfold on November 8 . . . so the afternoon following the election, the Ford School will host an informal panel of experts to discuss the results and projected policy implications of 'Decision 2016'. Join former U.S. Congressman John Dingell, Ambassador Ron Weiser, Marina Whitman, Mara Ostfeld and Betsey Stevenson for what promises to be a compelling discussion.
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.