The professions of economics and engineering have much in common but they are also crucially different in regards to the practical implementation and public acceptance of ideas.
In this Chalk + Talk, Guru author of Think Like an Engineer, explored how concepts of engineering – optimization, efficiency, risk, reliability, safety – can help inform the design and decisions of economic policies.
You can listen to a recording of the event below:
Guru Madhavan, Ph.D., Senior program officer and study director, National Academy of Sciences Washington, DC
Chalk + Talk is the SMF’s popular lunchtime seminar series, run in partnership with the ESRC.