On Thursday, April 6, the Maryland Center for Economics and Policy co-hosted a panel discussion on the Future of Work, together with the student organization Maryland Discourse.
The U.S. labor market is being reshaped by globalization and technological changes. How are computers and machines changing the jobs that people do? Are trade and immigration taking jobs away from American workers or contributing to the vibrancy of the American economy? What labor market policies are best for the American worker and the American consumer in our changing world? A distinguished panel addressed these and related issues:
On February 14th our Master of Professional Studies in Applied Economics program will co-host a Placement/Recruiting Event in Washington, DC. Seventeen area employers are participating. In addition to a general career fair, some employers are scheduling private interviews with selected candidates during the event.
Distinguished University Professor Thomas Schelling, a Nobel Prize-winning economist and a longtime faculty member in the Department of Economics and in the School of Public Policy, passed away on December 13, 2016 at the age of 95. He is survived by his wife, Alice, and by family and friends.
After serving for more than 20 years at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Professor Schelling joined the University of Maryland community in 1990.