Occupational licensing in the U.S. is a rapidly growing phenomenon. Professor Kleiner examined the policy implications of this trend and presented new insights on the costs and benefits of the evolution of occupational licensing for the economy. Learn more.
A new policy brief by Bob Litterman (‘80, Ph.D.) suggests that time compression, a concept fundamental to risk management of any kind, is central to pricing carbon-dioxide emissions. Learn more.
World-renowned economists Per Krusell, Steve Polasky and Bob Litterman shared how economic policy can help curb the costs of climate change in a panel discussion. Learn more
The Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute is a new global initiative in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota created to inform and influence public policy by supporting and promoting frontier economic research and by communicating our findings to leading academics, policymakers, and business executives around the world. Read more about HHEI.