Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Globalization, Technology & Us: The Future of Work

The U.S. labor market is being reshaped by globalization and technological changes. What will the labor market look like twenty years from now? What labor market policies are best for the American worker and the American consumer in our changing world? A distinguished panel will address these and related issues in what is sure to be a lively discussion on April 6, 2017 from 7:30-9pm in 1100 Tawes.

Brought to you by the Maryland Center for Economics and Policy & Maryland Discourse:

Moderator:
Melissa Kearney
A professor in the Department of Economics. Professor Kearney is also a Maryland Center for Economics and Policy faculty affiliate

Panelists: 
Seth Harris
Attorney and Executive-in-Resident at Cornell University's Institute for Public Affairs; former Deputy Secretary and Acting Secretary of Labor

Larry Mishel
The President of the Economic Policy Institute

Ben Schneiderman

A Professor in the Department of Computer Science. He is also a Founding Director of the Human Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Maryland

For more information, visit this link.