The Economic Consequences of Mr. Trump

Center on Capitalism and Society

Date: Sep 17th

The Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University cordially invites you to its 16th annual conference:
The Economic Consequences of Mr. Trump: Jobs, Wages, Trade, Growth, Health and Satisfaction
9:30am - 10:00am - Registration and coffee

10:00am - 10:12am - Welcome remarks

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

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

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

Rana Foroohar, Global Business Columnist and an Associate Editor, Financial Times

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

11:15am - 12:00pm - Trade and Trump

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

Robert Aliber, Professor of International Economics and Finance Emeritus, University of Chicago

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 Phelps, Winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Economics and Director, Center on Capitalism and Society

Roman Frydman, Professor of Economics, New York University

2:15pm - 3:20pm - Structural Change and Trump

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

Jason Furman, Professor 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

3:45pm - 4:45pm - Regulation and Trump

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

Philip K. Howard, Founder of Common Good and author of The Rule of Nobody

Charles Calomiris, Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions, Columbia University Business School

4:45pm - 5:45pm

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

Geoffrey Heal, Donald 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

Please contact Lizzie Feidelson at or (212) 851-0260 with any questions

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