Paul Romer, a prominent American economist and specialist on the theory of growth and innovation, will discuss charter cities and their potential impact on economic prosperity. According to Romer, a well-run city is an engine for growth and collaboration among its citizens leads to a more efficient way of life.
Debra Granik ’85 will screen and discuss her best-known work to date – the Oscar-nominated film “Winter’s Bone.” The movie tells the story of a teenage girl struggling to survive in the drug-infested Ozark Mountains while searching for her missing father. Granik will take questions from the audience after the screening. This event is sponsored by the Film, Television and Interactive Media Program and the Edie and Lew Wasserman Fund.