The Economic Consequences of Mr. Trump

The Economic Consequences of Mr. Trump: Jobs, Wages, Trade, Growth, Health and Satisfaction

September 17, 2018
Italian Academy, Morningside Campus, Columbia University (Luncheon and dinner at Faculty House)
9:30am - 6:45pm
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10:00am - 10:12am - Welcome remarks

Edmund PhelpsWinner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Economics and Director, Center on Capitalism and Society


10:15am - 11:00am - Competition and Trump

Sandra Navidi, ​(Chair) CEO, BeyondGlobalLLC

Rana ForooharGlobal Business Columnist and an Associate Editor, Financial Times

Glenn HubbardRussell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School

Matthew Bishop (Chair and discussant), Managing Director, Rockefeller Foundation; formerly The Economist


11:00am - 12:00pm - Trade and Trump

Jeffrey SachsDirector of The Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University

Robert AliberProfessor of International Economics and Finance Emeritus, University of Chicago 

Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley 


12:15pm - 1:30pm - Luncheon - Faculty House - by invitation only

Joseph Stiglitz (Luncheon speaker), Professor of Economics, Columbia University Business School and School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University


1:45pm - 2:15pm - Roundtable on Methodology

Edmund PhelpsWinner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Economics and Director, Center on Capitalism and Society

Roman Frydman, Professor of Economics, New York University


2:15pm - 3:25pm - Structural Change and Trump

Richard Sennett (Chair), Senior Fellow, Center on Capitalism and Society, Columbia University

Jason FurmanProfessor of the Practice of Economic Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University 

Edward Luce, Washington columnist and commentator, Financial Times

David Goldman (Discussant), Economist and analyst; former columnist, Asia Times

Laurence Kotlikoff (Discussant), William Fairfield Warren Professor and Professor of Economics, Boston University


3:25pm - 3:40pm - Coffee Break


3:40pm - 4:40pm - Regulation and Trump

Edmond Alphandéry (Chair and discussant), Founder and Chairman, Euro 50 Group

Philip K. HowardFounder of Common Good and author of The Rule of Nobody

Charles CalomirisHenry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions, Columbia University Business School


4:40pm - 5:40pm - All Else and Trump

Nicholas Wapshott (Chair), Opinion Editor, Newsweek

Kenneth RogoffThomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Geoffrey HealDonald C. Waite III Professor of Social Enterprise, Columbia Business School

Richard Robb (Discussant), Professor of Professional Practice, SIPA, Columbia University and CEO, Christofferson, Robb & Company


5:45pm - 6:45pm - Cocktail reception             


7:00pm - 8:30pm - Dinner - Faculty House - by invitation only

Angus Deaton (Dinner speaker), Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University


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