IOP Speaker Series: Demystifying Economics with Paul Krugman

Lecture Series

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

5:30PM - 6:45PM

Assembly Hall

Join International House and the UChicago Institute of Politics as we welcome New York Times columnist and Nobel laureate, Paul Krugman, who will be breaking down major economic issues in an accessible way, as he does in his new book, Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future. He'll tackle issues from health care to housing bubbles, tax reform to Social Security. 

This conversation will be moderated by Austan D. Goolsbee, Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at UChicago and former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers in the Obama White House. 

This event is free and open to UChicago students, faculty, staff and the public. Registration is required here

Doors will open 30 minutes before the event begins. Any unclaimed seats will be released 10 minutes before the event begins. 

This program is presented by International House Global Voices Performing Arts & Lecture Series and the University of Chicago Institute of Politics.