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Panel of Speakers

By Chris Amelung on December 2, 2021 in Business & Economics, Fall 2021, National Issues, Social Justice

In a session titled “Inclusive Growth in St. Louis: Embracing Inclusive Leadership,” a panel of experts from different sectors discussed strategies to create inclusive and meaningful leadership. Speakers acknowledged exclusive systems and practices that keep under-represented communities from accessing decision-making spaces and discussed strategies for extending social capital, financial support and building community engagement partnerships. […]

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Panel of Speakers

This two-part discussion, titled “Creating Inclusive Access to Education, Training & Technology,” featured leaders from various sectors addressing how to create more equitable access to education, training and technology in our community. It was part of the Inclusive Growth in St. Louis series, which investigated who is left out of St. Louis’s economic growth benefits, […]

Glenn Hubbard

Glenn Hubbard

By Chris Amelung on December 1, 2021 in Business & Economics, National Issues, Spring 2021

Glenn Hubbard presented the Murray Weidenbaum Tribute Lecture: ‘After the Election: Recovery, Reform and Renewal.’Hubbard is dean emeritus and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School and served as chairman of the U.S. Council of Economic Advisers from 2001 until 2003. He addressed important economic policy issues under discussion in […]

David Wessel

David Wessel

By WashU on January 16, 2018 in Business & Economics, Spring 2018

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump campaigned on an economic platform that included such sweeping measures as overhauling the tax code, dismantling trade agreements, tightening restrictions on immigration, and repealing “Obamacare.” Now, a year into President Trump’s administration, fiscal and monetary policy expert David Wessel will examine the economic landscape thus far, help translate what […]

Dan Ariely assembly series

Dan Ariely

By Barbara Rea on February 10, 2016 in Business & Economics, Healthcare & Psychology, Spring 2013 / No Comments

In Dan Ariely’s first two books, both New York Times bestsellers, Predictably Irrational and The Upside of Irrationality, the behavioural economist shows how, despite best intentions, we often fail to act in our own best interests.With his third book, The (Honest) Truth about Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone – Especially Ourselves, Ariely has turned his attention to studying dishonesty in American culture. He has some surprising findings to share at an Assembly Series presentation at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in Graham Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

Cynthia Brinkley assembly series

Cynthia Brinkley

By Barbara Rea on February 10, 2016 in Business & Economics, Spring 2013 / No Comments

Anyone with aspirations for climbing the corporate ladder knows that the best advice comes from insiders at the top, and Cynthia Brinkley has occupied the top rungs at some of the largest and most-established companies for more than a quarter-century. At 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, in Graham Chapel, Brinkley will share her experiences at AT&T and most recently, General Motors.

Jeremy Rifkin

By Sayan Patra on April 7, 2015 in Business & Economics, Fall 2012

On October 11, 2012 international economic forecaster and social observer Jeremy Rifkin talked about “The Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power is Transforming Energy, the Economy and the World.”