C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics: The Non-Use of Nuclear Weapons - Prospects for Continuance
The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.
5:30-6:00 p.m. Reception
6:00-7:00 p.m. Meeting
7:00-8:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
Peter Orszag discusses trends in U.S. jobs data that show large businesses are expanding their workforces at a more rapid clip than small businesses.
Peter Orszag and Jonathan Orszag argue that, though conspiracy theories regarding the Bureau of Labor Statistics are misguided, BLS methods for compiling macroeconomic statistics do need updating to harness the power of "big data."