Populist ideas have captured the hearts and minds of voters. While solutions offered by these movements can be simplistic, the proposals also may reflect valid issues worthy of consideration.
Economic analysis can serve as a way of examining proposals and shaping them into practical policies. Nonpartisan evaluation of economic impacts can contribute to the dialogue at a time when populism is galvanizing both the right and left.
Please join REMI Senior Economist Peter Evangelakis, Ph.D. at our monthly Washington, D.C. policy luncheon on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for his presentation titled “Populism, Policy Analysis and the Economy.”
The history and recent examples of populism will be discussed, along with the economic, demographic, and fiscal implications of populist proposals. This presentation also examines populist ideas as they apply to economic development, transportation, energy, health care, the environment, minimum income, and more.
We’re offering this event free of charge; however, we do ask that you register in advance. If you would like to attend this event, please email Brian Boyd at firstname.lastname@example.org, contact us by phone at (413) 549-1169, or fill out the registration page for this event.REGISTER FOR THIS LUNCHEON [menu_3_description] => Array (  => Array ( [speakers_name] => Peter Evangelakis, Ph.D. [speakers_designation] => REMI [speakers_image] => Array ( [ID] => 1779 [id] => 1779 [title] => peter-img [filename] => peter-img.jpg [filesize] => 43218 [url] => https://www.remi.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/peter-img.jpg [link] => https://www.remi.com/?attachment_id=1779 [alt] => [author] => 2 [description] => [caption] => [name] => peter-img [status] => inherit [uploaded_to] => 1770 [date] => 2018-01-09 09:25:01 [modified] => 2019-01-02 17:33:01 [menu_order] => 0 [mime_type] => image/jpeg [type] => image [subtype] => jpeg [icon] => https://www.remi.com/wp-includes/images/media/default.png [width] => 246 [height] => 329 [sizes] => Array ( [thumbnail] => https://www.remi.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/peter-img-150x150.jpg [thumbnail-width] => 150 [thumbnail-height] => 150 [medium] => https://www.remi.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/peter-img-224x300.jpg [medium-width] => 224 [medium-height] => 300 [medium_large] => https://www.remi.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/peter-img.jpg [medium_large-width] => 246 [medium_large-height] => 329 [large] => https://www.remi.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/peter-img.jpg [large-width] => 246 [large-height] => 329 [1536x1536] => https://www.remi.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/peter-img.jpg [1536x1536-width] => 246 [1536x1536-height] => 329 [2048x2048] => https://www.remi.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/peter-img.jpg [2048x2048-width] => 246 [2048x2048-height] => 329 ) ) [speakers_description] =>
Peter Evangelakis, Ph.D., is a Senior Economist at REMI. Since joining REMI in September 2017, he has assisted clients in planning and conducting economic analysis using the REMI model, contributed to the firm’s business development efforts, and prepared and presented in-person and online seminars on topics such as Amazon HQ 2.0 and innovation in transportation. Dr. Evangelakis is based at REMI’s Washington D.C. office.
Prior to starting at REMI, Dr. Evangelakis taught undergraduate Intermediate Microeconomics as a lecturer at the University of Chicago. He is an experienced economic researcher and analyst; highlights of his work include measuring the effects of climate change on mortality and electricity usage and estimating air quality effects of the NOx Budget Program. Dr. Evangelakis has written papers analyzing the effects of Florida property tax reform and the non-pecuniary benefits of building a professional sports stadium. He also served as an intern at The Washington Economics Group, Inc., and The Human Services Coalition of Miami-Dade County.
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Thank you for your interest in REMI. Your registration is confirmed for our luncheon “Populism, Policy Analysis and the Economy” on Thursday, January 31st, 2019. I have attached the agenda with location details for reference.
The event will take place from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Metro Offices at 700 12th Street, NW, Suite 700, Washington D.C. 20005.
We will call a day or so before the event to confirm your attendance and to see if you have any questions. Please feel free to share the invitation with any other staff or colleagues who may be interested.
We look forward to seeing you in D.C.!
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