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The $100 Billion Open Secret: How Politicians Use Economic Development Subsidies to Win Reelection

Friday, February 10, 2023 | 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Knight/Bauer Hall, Room 230, the Bellweather classroom

The Weidenbaum Center is honored to host Nathan Jensen, Professor in the Dept. of Government at the University of Austin-Texas, who will be speaking on how goverments use incentives to spur economic development. This special Forum will be a 30 minute presentation by Professor Jensen, followed by a Q&A session. This event is presented in conjunction with The Koch Center for Family Business at the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis. 

To register in-person click here (please register no later than 5 pm on Monday, February 6)


To attend virtually, click here 

After registering either in-person or virtually, you will receive a confirmation email. For virtual registration, your confirmation email will provide a link for meeting entry. 

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Speaker Information

Nathan Jensen, Professsor in the Department of Government at the University of Texas-Austin. Formerly an Associate Professor in the Political Science Department at Washington University in St. Louis. 

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