CCA Inauguration Ceremony Academic Year 2022-2023
Welcome Addresses: Stefano Geuna (Rector, University of Turin) and Giorgio Barba Navaretti (President, Fondazione Collegio Carlo Alberto)
Inaugural Lecture “Economic Research and Public Policy: Immigration and Minimum Wages” by DAVID CARD (University of California, Berkeley, Recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, 2021)
Introduction by Elena Esposito (Affiliate, Fondazione Collegio Carlo Alberto)
Simultaneous translation will be available.
The event will take place at the Collegio Carlo Alberto and online.
David Card is the Class of 1950 Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, and Director of the Center for Labor Economics and the Econometric Lab. From 2012 to 2017 he was Director of the Labor Studies Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Card’s research interests include wage determination, education, inequality, immigration, and gender-related issues. He co-authored the 1995 book Myth and Measurement: The New Economics of the Minimum Wage, co-edited eight additional titles, and has published over 100 journal articles and book chapters. In 1995, he received the American Economic Association’s John Bates Clark Prize, which is awarded to the economist under 40 whose work is judged to have made the most significant contribution to the field. He was President of the AEA in 2021 and co-recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 2021.