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

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 […]
Using Minimum Wages to Fight Inequality and Poverty

Upcoming Events

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 […]

In 1 Days April 22, 2021 at 4:00 pm

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 […]

In 5 Days April 26, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Past Events

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 […]

April 8, 2021 at 12:15 pm

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 […]

April 5, 2021 at 4:00 pm

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 […]

April 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm