McGee Public Policy Lecture
The McGee Lecture Fund was established in 1996 by Mr. William K. McGee, Jr., to support annual lectures by outstanding economists. The lectures are open to the public, as well as to the Vanderbilt community.
Fall 2022 McGee Lecture
“Understanding the Backlash Against Globalization“
Peter K. Schott, Juan Trippe Professor of International Economics, Yale University
Thursday, October 20, 2022
103 Wilson Hall
A reception will follow.
Peter Schott’s research focuses on how firms and workers respond to globalization. His most recent projects examine the decline of U.S. manufacturing employment during the 2000s, the relative export quality of developing versus developed economies, and the relationship between trade policy and firm productivity.
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