Alum Experts Talk Economics of Crime and Incarceration

Alum Experts Talk Economics of Crime and Incarceration

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.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Yanxi Li ’16

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Yanxi Li ’16

The economics major studied how Foreign Direct Investment inflows and privatization of enterprises in China affect the country’s innovation across industry sectors.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Gabe Rybeck ’16

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Gabe Rybeck ’16

His joint computer science and economics thesis explored how the use of big data to make automated decisions may result in indirect discrimination.