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McKelvey School of Engineering

Economic Issues Related to the Upcoming Election

Wednesday, October 21 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Virtual Event

On the evening of October 21, 2020, the Center will sponsor a high-level panel discussion of economic issues related to the upcoming big election. Two distinguished economists will participate: Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President of the American Action Forum, former chief economist of George W. Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers and Wendy Edelberg, Director of the Hamilton Project and senior fellow in economic studies at the Brookings Institution and former senior economist for Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers.

For Zoom details, please email Melinda Warren at warren@wustl.edu.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Schools

Arts & Sciences

Topic

Humanities & Society

Website

https://wc.wustl.edu/events/economic-...

Group
Assembly Series, Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series - PILPSS
Department
Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement, Weidenbaum Center
Event Contact

Melinda Warren | warren@wustl.edu

Speaker Information

Douglas Holtz-Eakin: Doctorate from Princeton University, President of the American Action Forum, former chief economist of George W. Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers, former director of the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, and chief economic policy advisor to the 2008 presidential campaign of John McCain.

Wendy Edelberg: Doctorate from University of Chicago, director of the Hamilton Project and senior fellow in economic studies at the Brookings Institution, former chief economist of the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, and former executive director of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, and former senior economist for Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers.

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Mu Sun left a positive review 10/20/2020

Speakers are knowledgeable, non-biased and responsive.