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Ethics & Public Life

The Cornell Program on Ethics and Public Life promotes interdisciplinary learning about morally central questions concerning public policies and social, political and economic processes.

Hanson, Trump, and Card

"The Economics of the Era of Donald Trump"

In Spring 2017, EPL is presenting public lectures, followed by discussion, by two eminent economicsts addressing economic issues made prominent by the election of President Trump.

On Monday, March 20, Gordon Hanson (Economics, UC San Diego) will discuss the economic and political impact of globalization on American workers, including economic displacement in manufacturing, consequent polarization and prospects of help.

NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. On Monday, April 17, David Card (Economics, UC Berkeley) will assess the economic impact of immigration on American workers, including the question of whether unskilled wages have been lowered through increased competition.

Both lectures are in Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall, 4:30-6:00.

Videos of these lectures will be available here.

Videos of lectures from previous EPL series are available here and here.