Economics and Happiness: New Data and New Findings with Justin Wolfers

Friday, April 20, 2018

3:00 pm

Gatton 111 - Kincaid Auditorium

Policy wonk. Father. Runner. Twister Champion. NY Times Columnist & Economist Justin Wolfers loves economics and loves life, and believes that each can enhance the other. He’s passionate about using economics to illuminate and improve our everyday lives.

Wolfers is professor of economics and public policy at the University of Michigan, and a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He is a contributing columnist for the New York Times, and appears frequently on TV, radio and in print. He earned his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University, and was a Fulbright, Knox and Menzies Scholar. He earned his undergraduate degree in economics in his native Australia at the University of Sydney in 1994, winning the University Medal. He was recently named by the IMF as one of the "25 economists under 45 shaping the way we think about the global economy." 

When:
Friday, April 20, 2018
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where:
Gatton 111 - Kincaid Auditorium
Audience:
General Public, Faculty / Staff, Gatton Students, All UK Students