Following the rules: Connecting academic research to policy
Academics produce policy-relevant research, advise government agencies, and contribute to policy debates. But their work can even more directly shape policy through the federal regulatory process. This policy brief by Tobin’s Shagufta Ahmed and Michelle Hahn and colleagues at Stanford describes the value that academic research can bring to the process and explains how scholars can connect to it.
What always impressed me about my mentor James Tobin was not only his knowledge of macroeconomics, but his commitment to the view that economics is about making the world a better place. My thanks to the @Yale Tobin Center for today’s important discussion on economic potential. pic.twitter.com/aEx1hpZ2gw