On Thursday, April 6, together with the student organization Maryland Discourse, the Maryland Center for Economics and Policy will be co-hosting a panel discussion on the Future of Work. The discussion will take place in a location to be announced from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm.
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:
This workshop, held on January 27, 2017, brought together a select group of environmental regulators from federal and state agencies and academic scholars from a variety of disciplines for a constructive dialogue about how research can inform the pursuit of Innovative Approaches to foster Environmental Compliance. The topics discussed also are important to the US Environmental Protection Agency’s “Next Generation Environmental Compliance” (Next Gen) initiative.
The Third Annual Washington DC Industrial Organization Conference was held on April 29, 2016 in Washington, DC. It was sponsored by the Maryland Center for Economics and Policy, and was financially supported by Compass Lexecon, a leading economic consultancy with a major presence in DC. The conference brought together around one hundred policy makers, economists from government agencies and academics from universities in DC, Maryland and Virginia to present and discuss research, with a focus on topics relevant for antitrust and regulation.
The Maryland Center for Economics and Policy partnered with the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to organize the sixth LACEA conference. The conference topic was “Pensions and Labor Markets: Challenges for the Americas.”
In association with the Distinguished University Professors, the Provost's office, the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, the Council on the Environment, and the Business School, MCEP was proud to sponsor a presentation by former Secretary of the Treasury Robert Rubin on the U.S. Economy: Short and Long Term Outlook and Challenges. Former Secretary of the Treasury Robert Rubin provided a broad overview on the shorter and longer term economic outlook for the U.S. economy. The talk was held at 4:00 PM December 8, 2015 in the Gildenhorn Recital Hall in the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.
The Maryland Center for Economics and Policy recently co-hosted the Research on Efffective Government: Inspection and Compliance Workshop. The workshop, co-sponsored with the Harvard Business School, had over one hundred attendees from academia and government. It featured discussion of recent research on inspection and compliance, the challenges facing regulators today, and ways to better facilitate collaboration between regulators and researchers.
The Maryland Center for Economics and Policy recently held its launch event, a panel on the Future of Housing Market Policy. The three panelists shared their considerable expertise with an audience of area real estate professionals as well as University of Maryland alumni, students, and faculty.