Two prominent former chairpersons of the Council of Economic Advisers–Edward Lazear and Christina Romer–shared their diverse and insightful perspectives on employment, health care, and economic growth. The discussion was moderated by Lars Peter Hansen, Becker Friedman Institute director and co-chair.
5 p.m. Reception
5:30–6:30 p.m. Presentation and Q&A
Millennium Room, Sixth Floor
76 East Monroe Street, Chicago
About Cocktails and Conversations
This series aims to spark thoughtful, evidence-based discussions about some of the most complex economic and policy issues we face today. The institute brings top economists to downtown Chicago to give informal talks on issues central to our daily lives. These events offer an opportunity for the business community, students, alumni, and other individuals to meet, mingle, and discuss such issues with some of the world's most distinguished economists.