4/18/13: EVENT CANCELLED: NEC/SGE w/ John Schmitt, Center for Economic and Policy Research

  • 18 Apr 2013
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Chinatown Garden Restaurant 618 H St NW

Registration

  • Members of SGE, NABE and certain other groups
  • This category of registration is for our larger institutional members only for registration. Regular members of NEC please use the MEMBER category to register.
  • Current JHU/SAIS Students with ID at the door
  • Registrant is a current member of the NEC.

This event is to be re-scheduled in the future.


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John Schmitt is a senior economist with the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC. He has written extensively on economic inequality, unemployment, the new economy, the welfare state, and other topics for both academic and popular audiences. He has also worked as a consultant for national and international organizations including the American Center for International Labor Solidarity, the Global Policy Network, the International Labor Organization, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America, and others. Schmitt's research has focused primarily on inequality in the US labor market and the role of labor-market institutions in explaining international differences in economic performance, particularly between the United States and Europe. Schmitt has co-authored (with Lawrence Mishel and Jared Bernstein) three editions of The State of Working America(Cornell University Press). He has also contributed to The American Prospect, The Boston Review, Challenge, The Guardian, The International Herald Tribune, The Washington Post, and other newspapers and magazines.

He is also a visiting lecturer at the Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona) and has been an academic visitor at the Universidad Centroamericana "Jose Simeon Cañas" (San Salvador, El Salvador). He has an undergraduate degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and an M.Sc. and Ph.D. in economics from the London School of Economics.

Reservations are open through Wednesday, 4-17-13

Press:  Please email :info@national-economists.org with your attendance status and the date of attendance. It will be assumed that lunch is NOT requested.   If lunch is requested, please contact me in advance, prior to the date of the event, for registration and payment instructions at the member rate.

Credit Card payment is non refundable but you may substitute someone in your place for attendance.

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