Top White House Economist Speaks to Reversing the Middle-Class Jobs Deficit at Columbia Conference
Experts Gather to Launch Center on Global Economic Governance and Discuss European Fiscal Crisis
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In his first official visit to New York, Alan Krueger, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, delivers a keynote address at Columbia University titled Reversing the Middle-Class Jobs Deficit. A panel discussion, Will Europe Derail the World Economy?, follows as the University’s School of International and Public Affairs launches its new Center on Global Economic Governance.
Keynote address by Alan Krueger, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. Panelists include Jan Svejnar,founding director ofthe Center on Global Economic Governance; Guillermo Calvo, professor of international and public affairs; John Coatsworth, Columbia provost; Merit Janow, professor of international economic law; Robert Lieberman, interim dean of the School of International and Public Affairs; Sharyn O’Halloran, professor of political economy; Jeffrey Sachs, director of Columbia’s Earth Institute; and Kathleen Hays, host of Bloomberg Radio’s Hays Advantage.
Thursday, April 26, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
View livestream of Chairman Krueger’s address at www.sipa.columbia.edu/cgeg/watch.html at 9:15 a.m.
Rotunda, Low Memorial Library
Broadway at West 116 Street, Manhattan
Transit: 1 train to 116 Street/Columbia University
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