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The Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy at Columbia University in cooperation with Columbia Business School Executive Education organized an executive education program on “Facilitating Economic Growth in the United States” from July 29-30, 2013 at Columbia Business School.
Over the two day program, faculty from Columbia Business School, Columbia Law School and Columbia University address underlying economic factors that lead to growth and consider evidence on policies that have demonstrated success and discuss their distributional consequences. The program kicks off with a leading expert on North American energy policy followed by discussion of a case that examines international evidence from Europe and Asia. Next, we consider the future of work in a world of technology and the role of the financial sector in contributing to growth and economic stability.
The first day’s program concludes with a discussion on whether home ownership is really relevant in today's economy. The second day features three experts on taxation who suggest a variety of perspectives on the policy tools available to lead our economy out of its current doldrums.
Andy Stern "The Future: Jobless Growth"
Glenn Hubbard "Tax Reform: The Economic Secret Weapon"
Jeffrey N. Gordon "Economic Growth: Institutional Foundations"
Pierre Yared "Growth in the US: A Macro and Global Perspective"
Wei Jiang "Companies, Governance, and Markets"
Wojciech Kopczuk "Tax Policy and Income and Wealth Inequality"
Jesse Greene, Richman Senior Fellow, will speak at "U.S. Cybercrime 2014: Understanding Today's Changing Threat Landscape," organized by Sandpiper Partners, LLC at the Yale Club in New York
In the Media
February 15, 2014Bruce Raynor and Richman Center Senior Fellow Andrew Stern offers perspective on the future of of the Democratic party in The Washington Post
January 23, 2014The Washington Post interviews Christopher Mayer, Co-Director of the Richman Center on the progress of the government’s Home Affordable Refinance Program
January 2, 2014The Washington Post interviews Christopher Mayer, Co-Director of the Richman Center on the progress of the government’s Home Affordable Refinance Program
The Richard Paul Richman Center for
Business, Law, and Public Policy
Columbia Business School
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