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Charitable Giving Responses to Education Budgets

Jonathan Meer joined the Salem for a Policy Lunch Seminar event for McCombs Faculty and PhD students. Jonathan Meer’s research focuses on charitable giving and the economics of education. His recent work examines whether fundraising creates new giving, how Teach for America teachers impact college-going among low-income students, and how the interaction between teacher and student […]

Why the Patent Waiver on COVID-19 Drugs Is Wrong

Join Amesh Adalja (Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security), Adam Mossoff (Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University) and Gregory Salmieri (Salem Center, University of Texas, Austin) as they make the case that the Biden Administration’s decision to support the proposal to suspend patent protections for all patents and other IP rights on COVID-19 vaccines […]

PhD Symposium: Financial Market Research and Policy Developments

The Salem Center for Policy at the McCombs School of Business is pleased to host its second doctoral student symposium designed for Ph.D. candidates in finance, accounting, economics, and related disciplines, who are in the process of developing a financial markets research program. Students will engage researchers from leading universities, industry, and regulatory agencies to […]

Developing New Poverty Measures

Bruce Meyer is a Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, studies poverty and inequality, tax policy, government safety net programs such as unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation, food stamps, and Medicaid, and the accuracy of household surveys. His most recent work includes research on trends in poverty and inequality, the consequences […]

Solving Texas’s Street Homelessness Problem

A discussion with Judge Glock, Senior Policy Analyst for the Cicero Institute. Before joining the Cicero Institute, Judge Glock was formerly a visiting professor at the Department of Economics at West Virginia University. He received his Ph.D. in History with a focus on economic history from Rutgers University. Among other places, Judge’s academic writing has […]

Using Minimum Wages to Fight Inequality and Poverty

David Neumark is a Distinguished Professor of Economics and Co-Director, Center for Population, Inequality, and Policy at the University of California at Irvine. He joins the Salem Center for a Policy@McCombs event to discuss his research on minimum wage laws and their relationship with inequality and poverty. To view more of his research, please view […]

The Economic Superorganism: Beyond the Competing Narratives on Energy, Growth, and Policy

Carey King joins the Salem Center to discuss his new book, “The Economic Superorganism: Beyond the Competing Narratives on Energy, Growth, and Policy”. Carey is  Research Scientist at The University of Texas at Austin and Assistant Director at the Energy Institute. He also has appointments within the Jackson School of Geosciences and the McCombs School of Business. Dr. Carey W King performs interdisciplinary […]

The Economics of Cybersecurity

Tyler Moore will join The Salem Center and The Strauss Center for a virtual talk as part of its “Cybersecurity Speaker Series.” Tyler is the Tandy Associate Professor of Cyber Security and Information Assurance in the Tandy School of Computer Science at the University of Tulsa. His research focuses on the economics of information security, the […]

Joel Slemrod and Michael Keen with Interim Dean Mills on “Rebellion, Rascals, and Revenue: Tax Follies and Wisdom through the Ages”

Authors, Joel Slemrod and Michael Keen, will join the Salem Center along with Interim Dean Lillian Mills to discuss their book “Rebellion, Rascals, and Revenue: Tax Follies and Wisdom through the Ages”. Michael Keen is Deputy Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund, where he was previously head of the Tax Policy […]