Upcoming Events


Economists for Peace and Security, Bernard L. Schwartz Symposium:
The Economic and Security Future

Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, Washington DC, November 17, 2014

Schedule of Events:
Registration & Breakfast

Welcoming Remarks
James K. Galbraith, Economists for Peace and Security

9:10 - 10:05
Session One - World Security Situation - Russia, Iraq and Syria, and Beyond
Chair: Richard Kaufman, Bethesda Research Institute
•           Carl Conetta, Project on Defense Alternatives
•           Bill Hartung, Center for International Policy
•           Heather Hurlburt, New America Foundation

10:05 - 10:35
Damon Silvers, Policy Director, AFL-CIO

10:35 - 11:30
Session Two - Growth and Jobs
Chair: James K. Galbraith, Economists for Peace and Security      
•           Bill Spriggs, AFL-CIO
•           Allen Sinai, Decision Economics
•           Stephanie Kelton, University of Missouri – Kansas City
•           Ralph Gomory, New York University

11:30 - 12:00
Senator Jim Webb

12:00 - 1:00
Session Three - Agenda Ahead:  Climate, Infrastructure, Finance and Security
Chair: Marshall Auerback, Institute for New Economic Thinking
•           Rachel Cleetus, Union of Concerned Scientists
•           Michael Lind, New America Foundation
•           Steve Clemons, The Washington Note
•           Bruce Bartlett

Closing Comments:  James Galbraith

To register, email registration@epsusa.org.


EPS at the AEA\ASSA Annual Meetings

Boston Marriott Copley Place, Massachusetts, January 3 - 5, 2015

"Inequality: Challenge of the Century?" (Panel discussion)

  • Panel Moderator: James K. Galbraith (EPS)
  • Olivier Giovannoni (Bard College)
  • Branko Milanovic (CUNY)
  • Stephen Rose
  • Joseph Stiglitz (Columbia University)

 US-Russia: Avoiding a New Cold War, Session in honor of Michael Intriligator (Panel discussion)

  • Panel Moderator: Richard Kaufman (Bethesda Research Institute)
  • Ruslan Grinberg (Russian Academy of Science)
  • Aleksandr Nekipelov (Russian Academy of Science)
  • Sergey Shakin (Moscow School of Economics)
  • William Hartung (Center for International Policy)
  • Michael Lind (New America Foundation)
  • Robert Skidelsky (Warwick University)
  • Jeffrey Sachs (Columbia University)

Dinner in honor of Robert Skidelsky

For more information about the annual meeting visit their website here.