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Monday, July 2 • 7:45am - 8:45am
How Economics Helps Us Understand and Improve Modern Family Life
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David Leonhardt

David Leonhardt is the Washington bureau chief of The New York Times. Previously, he wrote the paper’s Economic Scene column, focusing on the housing bubble, the economic downturn, the budget deficit, health care reform, and education. In 2011, he won the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary for his “graceful penetration of America’s complicated economic questions, from the federal budget deficit to health care... Read More →
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Betsey Stevenson

Betsey Stevenson is an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. She was chief Labor Department economist in the Obama administration in 2010–2011. Stevenson publishes in leading economics journals about the impact of public policy on people’s lives. Her research explores women’s labor market experiences, the economic forces shaping the modern family, and the potential value of subjective... Read More →
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Justin Wolfers

Justin Wolfers is an associate professor of economics in the Business and Public Policy Department at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a visiting professor of economics at Princeton University. He is a senior fellow of the Brookings Institution, co-editor of the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, a visiting scholar with the San Francisco Federal Reserve, and a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic... Read More →

Monday July 2, 2012 7:45am - 8:45am
Hotel Jerome Ballroom