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We host events that bring together policy experts, business leaders, and students.
Recent Event

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 […]
Why the Patent Waiver on COVID-19 Drugs Is Wrong

Upcoming Events

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 […]

August 11, 2021 at 9:00 am

Past Events

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 […]

April 26, 2021 at 4:00 pm

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 […]

April 22, 2021 at 4:00 pm

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 […]

April 12, 2021 at 4:00 pm