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Search and Matching in the Labor Market: Lecture by Dr. Peter Diamond, Nobel Laureate
Dr. Peter Diamond is the 2010 recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciencesand is an Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute ofTechnology, where he taught from 1966 to 2011. He has written on publicfinance, social insurance, uncertainty and search theories, behavioraleconomics and macroeconomics.
Dr.Diamond has been President of the American Economic Association, of theEconometric Society, and of the National Academy of Social Insurance. He is aFellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Member of theNational Academy of Sciences, and has written a number of books including Saving Social Security: A Balanced Approach(with Peter R. Orszag), ReformingPensions: Principles and Policy Choices and Pension Reform: A Short Guide (both with Nicholas Barr), and Behavioral Economics and Its Applications(edited with Hannu Vartiainen).
Thelecture is part of the newlylaunched Scholar in Residence Lecture Series, whereby the AUS Chancellor will hosta series of distinguished lectures on campus delivered by internationallyacclaimed scholars and other prominent figures.