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Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute

Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute
Jon Goldstein Memorial Lecture Income Inequality and Mobility Financial Regulation

Jon Goldstein Memorial Lecture on Environmental Policy and Economics

Join us on Thursday, October 8, to hear the latest environmental policy and economics research from economist Michael Greenstone. He is currently engaged in largeā€scale research projects to estimate the economic costs of climate change and to identify efficient approaches to mitigating these costs. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Is America still the land of opportunity?

Is upward mobility a thing of the past? Is the middle-class shrinking? Is the top 1% becoming more entrenched? Economists Raj Chetty and Fatih Guvenen used new data to examine patterns in income inequality and mobility at a policy roundtable. View past event

Financial regulation: Is it time for a new approach

Almost seven years have passed since the financial crisis and in those years, there have been extensive reforms. Which of those efforts have been successful? What should policymakers consider going forward? Are financial crises indeed inevitable? Hear renowned economists discuss new approaches for improving the financial system. View past event


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 the Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute.

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