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We host events that bring together policy experts, business leaders, and students.
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Academics in Government – careers, fellowships, sabbaticals, and research collaborations

Have you ever wondered what PhD-trained economists and accountants do at regulatory institutions and standards bodies, and whether it would be a benefit to your career or research agenda to spend time there? The McCombs School of Business through the Salem Center for Policy is hosting a three-panel virtual event designed for academics who want […]
Academics in Government – careers, fellowships, sabbaticals, and research collaborations

Upcoming Events

Policy @ McCombs with Casey Mulligan

Casey B. Mulligan is an American economist and author. He is a Professor in Economics at the University of Chicago. From 2018 to 2019 he served as the chief economist of the Council of Economic Advisors at The White House. Casey will join us to talk about his research on “Prices and Federal Policies in […]

February 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Policy @ McCombs with James Lindsay

Event information coming soon. Join us on Zoom

February 8, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Past Events

Bart Wilson Policy@McCombs

What is property and why does our species have it? Join us to hear Bart Wilson explore the topics in his new book “The Property Species” on how humans acquire, perceive, and know the custom of property, and why this might be relevant to understanding how property works in the twenty-first century. In the book, […]

November 19, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Student Election Discussion Group Episode 7

As our mission statement says, “The Salem Center for Policy is dedicated to helping students and business leaders better understand the costs, benefits and consequences of policy decisions.” The weeks before a presidential election are when many Americans think most about policy, and discussions of the upcoming election often throw off more heat than light, […]

November 16, 2020 at 3:30 pm

Economic and Ethical Dilemmas in Fighting Covid-19

Which are the dilemmas facing the United States and its economy as the coronavirus crisis continues? Which economic and ethical choices will we have to make? Tyler Cowen has been covering the crisis from its beginning, including for Bloomberg Opinion, and following pandemics since 2004. Tyler Cowen is Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics at […]

November 9, 2020 at 4:00 pm