Seminars


Spring 2017

Thursday, March 2, 11:45am-1:00pm
Competition and Stability in Banking: The Role of Regulation and Competition Policy
Xavier Vives, Professor of Economics and Finance, IESE Business School
Bell Hall, 5th Floor Belfer Building, HKS

Thursday, March 9, 11:45am-1:00pm
Durability and Adaptability in Energy Policy
Dallas Burtraw, Darius Gaskins Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future
Ann E. Carlson, Shirley Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law and Faculty Co-Director, Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, UCLA Law School
Eric Patashnik, Julis-Rabinowitz Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Political Science, and Director, Public Policy Program, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University
Joseph E. Aldy, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Bell Hall, 5th Floor Belfer Building, HKS

Thursday, April 13, 11:45am-1:00pm
Cost-Benefit Analysis and Environmental Regulation in the New Era
Richard Revesz, Lawrence King Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus, NYU Law School, and Director, Institute for Policy Integrity, NYU
Bell Hall, 5th Floor Belfer Building, HKS

Thursday, April 20, 11:45am-1:00pm
Reflections on Environmental Policy
Gina McCarthy, Fellow, Institute of Politics and former Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
Bell Hall, 5th Floor Belfer Building, HKS

Fall 2016

Thursday, September 15, 11:45am-1:00pm
Securing Our Financial Future: Recommendations to Improve America's Retirement Security and Personal Savings
Brigitte Madrian, Aetna Professor of Public Policy and Corporate Management, Harvard Kennedy School
Fainsod, Littauer Building (Rm 324), HKS
Link to the Commission's Report | Link to article written on this seminar

Thursday, October 13, 11:45am-1:00pm
The Regulatory Landscape Facing the Next President
Susan Dudley, Director, GW Regulatory Studies Center, Distinguished Professor of Practice, Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, and former OIRA Administrator
Bell Hall, 5th Floor Belfer Building, HKS
Download an article written on this seminar 

Thursday, October 20, 11:45am-1:00pm
Confronting Deep and Persistent Climate Uncertainty
Gernot Wagner, Research Associate, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Richard Zeckhauser, Frank Plumpton Ramsey Professor of Political Economy, Harvard Kennedy School
Bell Hall, 5th Floor Belfer Building, HKS

Thursday, October 27, 11:45am-1:00pm
The Political Economy of Policy Redundancy
Joseph E. Aldy, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Bell Hall, 5th Floor Belfer Building, HKS 

Thursday, December 1, 11:45am-1:00pm
Valuing Regulations Affecting Addictive or Habitual Goods
David M. Cutler, Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University
Bell Hall, 5th Floor Belfer Building, HKS