Chicago | January 17, 2019

Trade Wars, Deficits, and Inflation: Rhetoric or Reality?

Join Booth professors Austan D. Goolsbee, Randall S. Kroszner, and Raghuram G. Rajan in Chicago. Goolsbee served in Washington as the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. Kroszner served as a governor of the Federal Reserve System. Rajan was the twenty-third governor of the Reserve Bank of India.

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Event Details

Economic growth is strong, unemployment is near a record low, and corporate profits continue to soar. Will the good times continue? What roles have tax cuts, deregulation, and the United States’ tough stance on trade with China played in driving robust growth? Are worries about trade wars, deficits, and inflation real or just rhetoric?

Join Booth professors Austan D. Goolsbee, Randall S. Kroszner, and Raghuram G. Rajan in Chicago to discuss the state of the global economy and gain insights for the year ahead.

When
Thursday, January 17, 2019

Where
Hyatt Regency
151 E. Upper Wacker Dr.

Program
11:00 a.m. - Registration
12:00 p.m. - Opening remarks from Madhav Rajan, Dean and George Pratt Shultz Professor of Accounting
12:45 p.m. - Economic Outlook event
2:00 p.m. - Event concludes 

Cost
General Public - $100
Alumni - $90 
Students - $50

 

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Austan D. Goolsbee

Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at Chicago Booth

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Randall S. Kroszner

Deputy Dean for Executive Programs and Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics at Chicago Booth

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Raghuram G. Rajan

Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at Chicago Booth

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Kathleen Hays

Kathleen Hays

Global Economics and Policy Editor for Bloomberg Television and Radio

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