Dr. Kevin A. Hassett, Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, visit at SGH Warsaw School of Economics

“Poland and Free Markets, Lessons for The World”
Dr. Kevin A. Hassett, Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, visit at SGH Warsaw School of Economics

SGH Warsaw School of Economics will host a discussion with Dr. Kevin A. Hassett, Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, in Warsaw, Poland on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 starting at 11:00 am. Chairman Hassett will deliver a lecture “Poland and Free Markets, Lessons for The World.” Open discussion will follow the lecture.

Kevin A. Hassett was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 12th and sworn in as the 29th Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers on September 13, 2017. Prior to becoming Chairman of the CEA, he was an economist at the American Enterprise Institute since 1997. His most recent titles at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) included James Q. Wilson Chair in American Culture and Politics and Director of Research for Domestic Policy. He also served as Director of Economic Policy Studies and Resident Scholar from 2003 through 2014. Prior to joining AEI, Hassett was a senior economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and an associate professor of economics and finance at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business of Columbia University. He has also served as a visiting professor at New York University’s Law School, as a consultant to the U.S. Treasury Department, and as an advisor to presidential campaigns. A noted expert in the field of public finance, Hassett has authored peer-reviewed articles in leading economics journals and has served as a columnist in leading media outlets. He received his bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College and his PhD in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Media accreditation

Media interested in covering the event must submit a media accreditation request by 6 p.m. on Monday, May 6 by email at media@sgh.waw.pl. The event will be held in English and no translation is provided.

Location

SGH Warsaw School of Economics, al. Niepodległości 162, 02-554 Warsaw, Main Building, Main Hall