Alumni

Economic Evening with Booth Professors Steven Davis and Kevin Murphy

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Washington D.C.

January 6, 2015: 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM

Jobs, Growth, and the State of the US Economy

Chicago Booth School of Business / Chicago Economics Society

Booth Professors Steven Davis and Kevin Murphy

Where

International Monetary Fund HQ2
Conference Hall 1
1900 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington DC, District of Columbia

Event Details

Save the Date! Our annual economic event will be a co-branded evening at the IMF with The Chicago Economics Society. Booth Professor Steven Davis and Booth Professor Kevin Murphy will discuss jobs, growth, and the state of the US Economy, with a special emphasis on labor markets, monetary policy and overall macroeconomic context, followed by a robust Q/A with the audience. Please contact Les Johnson at les@washingtona.com for details. Also, on behalf of the Club, a round of sincere thanks to Les for helping create what is sure to be an outstanding evening. 5:45pm-8:00pm, Tues, 1/6.

Cost

Geneal Admission: $25

Students and Graduates After 2011: $20

Registration

Register Online

Deadline: 1/6/2015

Speaker Profiles

Prof Steven J Davis (Speaker)
Deputy Dean of the Faculty and William H. Abbott Professor of International Business and Economics, Chicago Booth
http://http://www.chicagobooth.edu/faculty/directory/d/steven-j-davis

Prof Steven J. Davis is Deputy Dean of the Faculty and William H. Abbott Professor of International Business and Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research, senior academic fellow at the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economics Research, economic adviser to the U.S. Congressional Budget Office, member of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Technical Advisory Committee, a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and Chicago, and senior research adviser with Dice Holdings, Inc. His research interests include national economic performance, job loss and unemployment, hiring and wage behavior, and public policy.

Prof Kevin Murphy (Speaker)
George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth, Chicago Booth
http://http://www.chicagobooth.edu/faculty/directory/m/kevin-m-murphy

Prof Kevin M. Murphy is the George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is also the first professor at a business school to be chosen as a MacArther Fellow. Prof Murphy is also a faculty research associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research. He primarily studies the empirical analysis of inequality, unemployment and relative wages as well as the economics of growth and development and the economic value of improvements in health and longevity. Prof Murphy is the author of two books and many academic articles. He received his PhD from the University of Chicago.

Questions

Aaron Stopak, '03 
President DC Chicago Booth Club