Experts from industry, academe, government and organized labor will join to discuss the corporate role in an economic comeback. They will discuss cmpanies' investment behaviors before the crisis of 2008, how they responded, and how they can contribute to the re-emergence of a prosperous economy.
Through an open format, participants will discuss the need for a new industrial policy that serves American workers, promotes socially-useful technologies and environmental sustainability, reverses "financialization," and reforms executive pay to reward innovation and job creatioin.
Thursday, April 22, 2010
2:00pm to 6:00pm
66 W. 12th Street, Room 407
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Theresa Lang Student & Community Center, 55 W. 13th Street, 2nd Floor
Friday, April 23, 2010
8:30am to 4:00pm
Kellen Auditorium, 66 Fifth Avenue, Room 101
Sponsored by the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, Ford Foundation Project on Financial Institutions for Innovation and Development, the Department of Regional Economic and Social Development, UMass Lowell, and the European Commission 7th Framework Programme, Finance, Innovation, and Growth project.
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The Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) is the economic research arm of The New School for Social Research. Each year, the center hosts economic policy workshops, publishes topical policy papers, and sponsors newsworthy lectures by top economists and financial leaders.