Join the Chicago Economics Society, the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics, and the University Club of Washington DC for a presentation by Lars Peter Hansen, a winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics.
Registration Required: https://hansen-uncertainty.eventbrite.com
Professor Hansen has dedicated his career to exploring such questions as: How do investors, consumers, and enterprises cope with uncertainty about the economic future? How do risks and uncertainty in the financial sector influence the economy as a whole? He will discuss the foundations of his prize-winning work and current research, sharing his views on how better models to measure risk and uncertainty are essential for financial market oversight, fiscal policy, and the global economy.
Wednesday April 8th.
6:30-7:00 pm: Registration and reception with cocktails and hors d-oeuvres.
7:00-8:00 pm: Presentation by Lars Hansen.
The University Club of Washington DC: 1135 16th St NW, Washington DC 20005, conveniently located near the Farragut North and Farragut West Metro Stations.
Lars Hansen is the David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, Statistics, and the College at the University of Chicago, where he has served since 1981. He is Director of the Becker Friedman Institute, Project Director of the Macro Financial Modeling Group, and past president of the Econometric Society. Before receiving the Nobel Prize in Economics, he received several other awards and honors, such as the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Economics, Finance, and Management, the CME Group-MSRI Prize in Innovative Quantitative Applications, and the Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in Economics.
Wednesday, Apr 8 2015 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm [ iCal ]
The University Club of Washington DC
1135 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20005