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April 22, 2005

John Kenneth Galbraith's Legacy--and Lessons for Today

Why my office hours today have been moved to 10:30 to 12, instead of 12-2:

UC Berkeley Journalism / Event: John Kenneth Galbraith's Legacy--and His Lessons for Today: "John Kenneth Galbraith's Legacy--and His Lessons for Today: A Panel Discussion

When: April 22, 2005, 12:00 pm -- 1:30 pm
Where: North Gate Library, Hearst at Euclid Avenue, Berkeley
Tickets: This is a free event.

Brad DeLong is a professor of economics at U.C. Berkeley, chair of the Political Economy of Industrial Societies major, and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. From 1993-1995 he was a deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury.

Richard Parker is an Oxford-trained economist teaching at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is a Senior Fellow at the School's Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy, a cofounder of Mother Jones, and on the editorial board of The Nation.

Orville Schell is the Dean of U.C. Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism, author of 14 books, board member for Human Rights Watch, the Social Science Research Council and recipient of numerous awards such as the Overseas Press Club Award for the best Foreign Story and the Harvard/Stanford Shorenstein Award for Reporting on Asia.

Robert B. Reich is University Professor of Social and Economic Policy at Brandeis University, and visiting professor here this term at the Goldman School of Public Policy, has served under three presidents, most recently as Secretary of Labor under Bill Clinton. He is the author of ten books, including 'The Work of Nations,' which has been translated into 23 languages, is co-founder of The American Prospect Magazine, and his commentaries can be heard weekly on public radio. In 2003, Secretary Reich won the Vaclev Havel Prize, awarded annually by the former Czech president, for his work on social and economic thought.

Posted by DeLong at April 22, 2005 06:54 PM