Distinguished professor Jerry A. Hausman to discuss the merits of Wal-Mart

The School of Economic Sciences presents distinguished speaker Jerry A. Hausman, the John and Jennie S. MacDonald Professor of Economics at MIT, as part of the Bertha C. and Roy E. Leigh Distinguished Lecture in Economics series.
The lecture, Is Wal-Mart good or bad for supermarket shoppers? will be on Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Todd Hall Auditorium. A reception will follow in Todd Hall Atrium.
Hausman has taught at MIT for 30 years, and is the director of the MIT Telecommunications Economics Research Program. He has received the John Bates Clark Award from the American Economics Association in 1985 for most outstanding contributions to economics by an economist under 40 years of age. Hausman also received the Frisch Medal from the Econometric Society.
Hausman has published numerous papers in econometrics and applied microeconomics. His recent applied research has been in differentiated products and telecommunications.
The lecture is free and open to the public.