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

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 […]
Charitable Giving Responses to Education Budgets

Upcoming Events

Measuring the Economic Cost to Firms of Regulation

Charles W. Calomiris is the Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions at Columbia Business School and a Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. He recently served as Chief Economist and Senior Deputy Comptroller at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Professor Calomiris is a member […]

In 6 Days October 4, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Public Goods and Education

Dr Jonathan Anomaly is spending the year in Quito, Ecuador, establishing a new undergraduate major in Philosophy, Politics, & Economics at the La Universidad de las Americas. Dr Anomaly’s research focuses on the relative role of markets, social norms, and legal institutions in providing public goods and solving coordination problems. His books are Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (Oxford, 2015) […]

In 7 Days October 5, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Reputation and Civic Religion

A Policy@McCombs event with Dr. Chris PhelanJoin us on Zoom here.Join us in person, Rowling Hall RRH 4.408 How important is it for a country to have “good” leaders? To John Adams, our constitution “made only for a moral and religious people” and  “inadequate” for any other.   To Milton Friedman, however, what mattered most […]

October 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Past Events

America’s Response to 9/11: Looking Back on 20 Years of Foreign Policy

Sept. 10 at 3:00 PM CDT

September 10, 2021 at 3:00 pm

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

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 […]

May 7, 2021 at 12:30 pm