PPE Events: Spring 2020

This semester, the PPE Program will organize a biweekly reading group and a daylong discussion colloquium, as well as host two guest speakers.

Erik Kimbrough (Chapman University) will speak about how norms shape ideology and Esther Duflo (MIT) will deliver the 2020 PPE Distinguished Public Lecture. In 2019, Professor Duflo jointly won the Nobel Prize in Economics for her work on global poverty alleviation. For more information about Professor Duflo and the event, please see here.

Christopher Freiman (William & Mary) will lead an all-day discussion colloquium on the topic “Economics and a Free People,” and the PPE Reading Group will meet biweekly to discuss Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s book, Good Economics for Hard Times (2019).

All PPE events are open to faculty, students, and the general public. For more details concerning these events, please see the PPE Calendar.