The Knoxville Economics Forum, established in 2010,
is a non-profit organization dedicated to the open discussion of economic policy issues.
Unemployment and Debt
PETER DIAMOND, November 8th, 2013
Club Leconte, Breakfast begins at 7:30 AM
The Forum is pleased to welcome Peter Diamond to the podium for a discussion of national economic policy and the labor market. Dr. Diamond is an Institute Professor Emeritus at MIT where he taught from 1966 to 2011. He was one of the three 2010 economics Nobel laureates for their work on job search and unemployment. Dr. Diamond is also known for his work on optimal taxation and his overlapping-generations analysis of the effects of the public debt. He has written about national pensions in many countries. He has been President of the American Economic Association, of the Econometric Society, and of the National Academy of Social Insurance.