Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute
Allison Schrager is a virtual guest at Crosscut Festival 2022. Schrager is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a columnist at Bloomberg Opinion, and a City Journal contributing editor, where her research focuses on public finance, pensions, tax policy, labor markets, and monetary policy. She is also the author of An Economist Walks Into a Brothel.
Previously, Schrager was a journalist at Quartz, led retirement product innovation at Dimensional Fund Advisors, and consulted to international organizations, including the OECD and IMF. She has been a regular contributor to the Economist, Reuters, and Bloomberg Businessweek, and her writing has also appeared in Playboy, Wired, National Review, and Foreign Affairs. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Edinburgh and a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University.
When: 3pm, Friday, May 6.
Where: This is a virtual part of the festival. RSVP now.
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About the Festival
The Crosscut Ideas Festival is a celebration of big ideas and a gathering for bold thinkers. Newsmakers, changemakers and innovators come together to take a fresh look at the biggest issues of our time. Over one week, the Crosscut Ideas Festival hosts fireside conversations and panels, meetups, art installations, workshops, and interactive experiences.