The recent financial crisis has expanded into the broader marketplace yet despite these challenging economic times, opportunities for business creation and innovation have never been greater. On February 25th, Michael Mandel, Chief Economist at BusinessWeek, will join us for a lively, thought provoking, and interactive exploration of opportunities to increase growth and drive innovation.
Mandel helps direct the magazine’s coverage of the domestic and global economies. Since joining BusinessWeek in 1989, he has received multiple awards for his work, including being honored as one of the 100 top U.S. business journalists of the 20th century. In 1998, Mandel won the Gerald R. Loeb Award for his coverage of the New Economy. Mandel is the author of several books, including Rational Exuberance, The Coming Internet Depression, and The High Risk Society. Prior to joining BusinessWeek in 1989, Mandel was an assistant economics professor at New York University's Stern School of Business. Mandel holds a PhD in economics from Harvard.