Past Events

Terms of Service: Monopsony in Labor Markets from American Slavery to Amazon Mechanical Turk

July 15, 2019

SCEPA welcomed Suresh Naidu, Professor of Economics and Public and International Affairs at Columbia University, for our annual Schwartz Lecture. Professor Naidu presented, "Terms of Service: Monopsony in Labor Markets from American Slavery to Amazon Mechanical Turk." His presentation is available here

SCEPA's annual Irene & Bernard L. Schwartz Lecture works to contribute to discussion of the crucial policy issues facing the U.S. and world economies by bringing a distinguished speaker or panel to the university. Past speakers include Heather Boushey, Thomas Piketty, Paul Krugman, Robert Rubin, Andy Stern and Laura Tyson. 

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SCEPA works to focus the public economics debate on the role government can and should play in the real productive economy - that of business, management, and labor - to raise living standards, create economic security, and attain full employment.