Chalk + Talk with Guru Madhavan: Enhancing Economic Policy and Decision Making – Insights from Engineering Design

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.