Economic Recovery? How and When?
The Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) paint a dark picture of the impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the U.S.
Back to work? Back to School? What do the data tell us about how and when our country and the Bay Area will economically recover from this Pandemic?
How is the Trump Administration doing, and what can we learn from the progress of other large economies around the world?
Come join us for a revealing discussion of these pressing issues with Brad DeLong, Harvard-educated economics historian and professor of Economics at the University of California.
Thursday, September 10, 2020
5:00PM – 6:00PM
HCSF Members: Free
Non members: $15
HCSF Zoom Webinar (dial-in information will be sent on Wednesday, September 9 at noon to those who RSVP)
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About the Speaker:
Brad DeLong is a professor of economics at U.C. Berkeley, which he joined as an associate professor in 1993. Professor DeLong was also Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy from 1993 to 1995. He worked on the Clinton Administration's 1993 budget, on the Uruguay Round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, on the North American Free Trade Agreement, on macroeconomic policy, and on the unsuccessful health care reform effort.
At the moment, Google says he is best known for: "Noise Trader Risk in Financial Markets", "Fiscal Policy in a Depressed Economy", "Did J.P. Morgan's Men Add Value?", "America's Peacetime Inflation: the 1970s", The 'New Economy': Background, Historical Perspectives, Questions, and Speculations", "Globalization and Convergence", "The U.S. Equity Return Premium: Past, Present, and Future", "Sustaining U.S. Economic Growth", "Asset Returns and Economic Growth", and "Cornucopia: The Pace of Economic Growth in the 20th Century".