Tue, Mar 29|
Great Decisions Program: Industrial Policy
Join us for an evening with Dr. Sameeksha Desai, Director of the Industrial Policy Institute at Indiana University!
Time & Location
Mar 29, 2022, 7:00 PM
About the event
About the Program:
The current discussion of industrial policy in the United States is not simply about whether or not to support specific companies or industries, but about trust or mistrust of the government and its ability to manage the economy and deal with a rising China. The upheaval in supply chains during the pandemic exposed weaknesses in the international economy. What policies can the United States implement to deal with trade and the economy?
About the Speaker:
Dr. Sameeksha Desai
Dr. Sameeksha Desai joined the faculty of the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University in Bloomington in 2010. She specializes in entrepreneurship, competitiveness, and economic development policy. An associate professor, she is Director of the Manufacturing Policy Initiative, and Associate Director, Institute for Development Strategies. Her research explores the conditions that influence entrepreneurship and regional economic outcomes of various types of entrepreneurial activity and opportunity. She has received numerous awards, fellowships, and grants, while her work has been supported by government, nonprofit, and international organizations.