Before joining AEI, Mr. Hassett was a senior economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and an associate professor of economics and finance at the Graduate School of Business of Columbia University, as well as a policy consultant to the Treasury Department during the George H. W. Bush and Clinton administrations. He served as an economic adviser to the George W. Bush 2004 presidential campaign, chief economic adviser to Senator John McCain during the 2000 presidential primaries, senior economic adviser to the McCain 2008 presidential campaign, and economic adviser to the Mitt Romney 2012 presidential campaign. Mr. Hassett is a columnist for National Review.
Senior Economist, 1995-97; Economist, 1992-95, Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Associate Professor, 1993-94; Assistant Professor, 1989-93, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University
As the controversy over climate policy has grown, it has been said that greenhouse gas (GHG) control is too hard but solar radiation management (SRM) is too easy. Join AEI for a discussion of the potential economic benefits, as well as the risks of SRM with Lee Lane, J. Eric Bickel and Nobel Laureate Thomas Schelling. A reception will follow.
It has been almost four years since the end of the recent recession, but the U.S. has yet to return to its previous levels of unemployment. The shift in the Beveridge curve suggests that it may never do so.
Currently, there are 4.6 million workers in the U.S. who have been unemployed for 27 weeks or longer, and the impact of long term unemployment on the lives of unemployed Americans and thier families is a terrible thing.