Economic News Hasn’t Registered With Academics

, Malcolm A. Kline, Leave a comment

And they’re proving it by participating in a conference and the Brookings Institution called “Building a more dynamic and competitive economy.”

Here’s the line-up of speakers:

~Terry McAuliffe, 72nd governor of Virginia;

~Terrell McSweeny, former commissioner, Federal Trade Commission;

~Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan, founder and CEO, Drawbridge;

~John C. Haltiwanger, distinguished university professor, Dudley and Louisa Dillard professor of economics, University of Maryland;

~Joshua Gans, Jeffrey S. Skoll chair of technical innovation and entrepreneurship, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto;

~Robert Seamans, associate professor, NYU Stern School of Business;

~Aaron Chatterji, associate professor, Duke Fuqua School of Business; and

~Stacey Vanek Smith, co-host, The Indicator and correspondent, Planet Money, NPR.