The Economics of the ACA: A Discussion with Dr. David Podoff

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

12:00 PM

12:50 PM

Classroom 5042

Join the American Constitution Society and the Carolina Health Law Organization for a discussion with Dr. David Podoff, currently an Adjunct Professor in the Public Policy Institute of Georgetown University, as well as in the Department of Public Policy at UNC, on the macroeconomic implications of the Affordable Care Act in light of the most recent statistics released by the Congressional Budget Office.
Dr. Podoff has served as Chief Economist and Minority Staff Director for the Senate Finance Committee. Prior to heading the Democratic Staff on the Senate Finance Committee, Dr. Podoff served as its Minority Chief Health and Social Security Counselor and Chief Economist; and before that, as Senior Economist with the Joint Economic Committee. In 2000, he was appointed by Congress to the seven-member Social Security Advisory Board for a six year term. Prior to service on Capitol Hill, Dr. Podoff directed several research units in the Social Security Administration's Office of Research and Statistics. He also taught economics and public police at the Baruch College of the City University of New York, the University of Massachusetts at Boston, and the University of California at Santa Barbara. Dr. Podoff received his Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr. Podoff will be presenting, discussing, and answering questions with the help of moderator Professor Daniel Gitterman, the Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Chair in Public Policy and Senior Fellow at the Global Research Institute at UNC.
Room 5042. Lunch will be provided.
UNC School of Law | Van Hecke-Wettach Hall | 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380 | 919.962.5106


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