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Events

We host events that bring together policy experts, business leaders, and students. Learn more about our various series and upcoming events below.

Policy@McCombs

General audience discussions of current policy issues. Click here to see the speaker list.

Policy Lunch Seminar

Academic presentations on policy research from economists, statisticians, political scientists, etc. Click here to see the speaker list.

Causal Inference Seminar

Brings the best researchers from inside and outside UT Austin to present on causal methodology and applications to social science, economics, and policy. Click here to see the speaker list.

Engaging Orthodoxy

Not everything new is good. Click here to see the speaker list.

Texas Dream Series

These events will bring some of the leading new thinkers to campus in order to speak on important issues relevant to US state and local government, with a particular focus on what is going on in Texas. Speaker list coming soon.

Upcoming Event

Science and Politics: Three Principles, Three Fables

Join us in person at RRH 4.408 or via Zoom here! Address: 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78705 Dorian Abbot has an undergraduate degree in physics (2004, Harvard) and a PhD in applied math (2008, Harvard). He came to the University of Chicago as a Chamberlin Fellow in 2009 and stayed […]
Science and Politics: Three Principles, Three Fables

Upcoming Events

Science and Politics: Three Principles, Three Fables

Join us in person at RRH 4.408 or via Zoom here! Address: 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78705 Dorian Abbot has an undergraduate degree in physics (2004, Harvard) and a PhD in applied math (2008, Harvard). He came to the University of Chicago as a Chamberlin Fellow in 2009 and stayed […]

In 4 Days December 5, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Past Events

Special episode of “Choose Your Issues” with Yaron Brook and Greg Salmieri¬†

On this week’s special episode of the “Choose Your Issues” podcast, we are proud to host Yaron Brook as a guest speaker

November 30, 2022 at 1:30 pm

The Problem with Polling Might Be Unfixable

Join us in person at RRH 4.408, or via Zoom here. Address: 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78705 Join Salem Center Fellow Richard Hanania for a pre-election conversation about polling.¬†Richard is president of the Center for the Study of Partisanship and Ideology (CSPI) , and a former Research Fellow at the […]

November 7, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Current Economic Conditions and Implications for Policy With Robert Kaplan

Join us in person at RRH 4.314, or via Zoom here. Address: 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78705 Robert Steven Kaplan served as President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas from 2015 until 2021. He was previously Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business […]

November 4, 2022 at 2:00 pm