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A data-driven conversation on policy and economics. Policy@McCombs is produced by the Salem Center for Policy at The McCombs School of Business.

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A data-driven conversation on policy and economics. Policy@McCombs is produced by the Salem Center for Policy at The McCombs School of Business.

    Amesh Adalja – COVID-19 Interview

    Amesh Adalja – COVID-19 Interview

    Professional Profile Dr. Adalja is a Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security. His work is focused on emerging infectious disease, pandemic preparedness, and biosecurity. Dr. Adalja has served on US government panels tasked with developing guidelines for the treatment of plague, botulism, and anthrax in mass casualty settings and the […]

    Bryan Caplan – COVID-19 Interview

    Bryan Caplan – COVID-19 Interview

    Bryan Caplan is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center and a professor of economics at George Mason University. He specializes in public economics, public choice, psychology and economics, public opinion, economics of the family and education, genoeconomics, and Austrian economics.

    Emily Oster – COVID-19 Interview

    Emily Oster – COVID-19 Interview

    Emily Oster is a Professor of Economics at Brown University. She holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard. Prior to being at Brown she was on the faculty at the University of Chicago Booth School.

    Scott Atlas – COVID-19 Interview

    Scott Atlas – COVID-19 Interview

    Scott W. Atlas, M.D.is the Robert Wesson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University and a Member of Hoover Institution’s Working Group on Health Care Policy. Dr. Atlas investigates the impact of government and the private sector on access, quality, pricing, and innovation in health care and is a frequent policy advisor to […]

    Richard Hahn – COVID-19 Interview

    Richard Hahn – COVID-19 Interview

    Richard Hahn is an associate professor of Statistics at ASU. He develops probability models and computational techniques for applied data analysis, with a focus on the behavioral, social, and health sciences. His specific research interests include regression tree methods, causal inference from observational data, and foundations of statistics.

    Phil Magness – COVID-19 Interview

    Phil Magness – COVID-19 Interview

    Phil Magness is a Senior Research Fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research. He is the author of numerous works on economic history, taxation, economic inequality, the history of slavery, and education policy in the United States.

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