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In Conversation with Justin Wolfers and Betsey Stevenson


From: Wednesday February 17, 2016, 12:15 pm

To: Wednesday February 17, 2016, 1:15 pm

Join us for a conversation, moderated by International Economy Program Director Leon Berkelmans, with one of the most high profile power couples in economics, Justin Wolfers and Betsey Stevenson. The conversation will cover Betsey’s time as a member of Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, the current state of the US economy, the gender problem economics has, economics in pop culture, and Justin's work with the New York Times.

Justin Wolfers is a Professor of Economics and a Professor of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. He was previously a Visiting Professor at Princeton, an Associate Professor at Wharton, an Assistant Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business, and an economist with the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Betsey Stevenson is an Associate Professor of Public Policy and also Economics at the University of Michigan. Stevenson was previously a member of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers and also was the Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Labor.

The Lowy Institute is offering some free tickets to ESA Members.  To obtain your ticket, email the Lowy Institute Events and mention you are an ESA Member.  Numbers are limited.




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