Mark Kleiman ’72, professor of public policy at NYU’s Marron Institute of Urban Management, and Eric Sterling ’73, executive director of the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation, were the speakers at this year’s Alumni Economics Forum.
The economics major studied how Foreign Direct Investment inflows and privatization of enterprises in China affect the country’s innovation across industry sectors.
His joint computer science and economics thesis explored how the use of big data to make automated decisions may result in indirect discrimination.
Zuzana Manhartova ‘16 is trading Philly for the British capitol, where she will attend a one-year master’s program in computational statistics and machine learning at University College London.
This economics course not only explores theoretical explanations for microfinance methodology and evaluates its impacts, but also exposes students to real-world contexts for it via exposure to social entrepreneurs and guest speakers.