Inaugural Bush-SMU Initiative Visiting Fellows

The visits of our inaugural fellows — Mary Lovely, David Weil and Kyle Bagwell — were an overwhelming success with stimulating interactions between the Visiting Fellows and both Bush Institute staff as well as faculty and students in the Department of Economics. Continue reading “Inaugural Bush-SMU Initiative Visiting Fellows”

Klaus Desmet on Trade, Migration & Climate Change in The Catalyst

In the Spring 2019 issue of The Catalyst, the flagship quarterly publication of the George W. Bush Institute, Professor Klaus Desmet writes about how trade and migration can dramatically mitigate the otherwise grim global consequences of climate change. Continue reading “Klaus Desmet on Trade, Migration & Climate Change in The Catalyst”

James Lake on trade, technology and middle-tier jobs in The Catalyst

In the Fall 2018 issue of The Catalyst, the flagship quarterly publication of the George W. Bush Institute, Associate Professor James Lake writes about how trade and technology rather than trade is largely responsible for the disappearance of middle-tier jobs in the US. Continue reading “James Lake on trade, technology and middle-tier jobs in The Catalyst”

George W. Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative launches June 1

George W. Bush Institute and SMU are joining forces to launch the Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative on June 1. This effort will combine the existing Economic Growth Initiative of the Bush Institute with the public policy-relevant work of the SMU Department of Economics.

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