LIS Center Showcased on Bloomberg Radio This Week

On Tuesday, October 13, the GC’s Luxembourg Income Study Center (LIS Center) received prominent attention on Bloomberg Radio.

Audio of the 90-minute feature will be available this week:  
 
2:30 p.m.            
Professor Janet Gornick (GC Political Science and Sociology, pictured), who serves as LIS Center Director, highlighted the history and purpose of LIS.
 
2:45 p.m.          
Visiting Presidential Professor and LIS Center Senior Scholar Branko Milanovic (Economics) joined Professor Gornick in discussing how LIS data is used in their respective research.
 
3:00 p.m.                      
Distinguished Professor Paul Krugman (Economics), who serves as Distinguished Scholar at the LIS Center, discussed why he joined the Graduate Center and LIS.
 
3:15 p.m.                    
Professor Krugman talked about the economics of health care and his endorsement of the Affordable Care Act, and the relation to inequality.
 
3:30 p.m.                     
Hosts Kathleen Hays and Pimm Fox talked with Professor Krugman about Ben Bernanke’s new book The Courage to Act, wage levels, and the Trans Pacific Partnership.
 

Submitted on: OCT 13, 2015

Category: Faculty Activities | General GC News | Luxembourg Income Study Center