Columbia University

For Support Of The Initiative For Policy Dialogue

The initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD) will bring together academics and policymakers, through multiple conferences, to critically evaluate the foundations of macroeconomics and discuss how to reform them and make macroeconomics more relevant for the policy concerns of our time. The project will contribute to Hewlett Foundation’s Economy and Society agenda by bringing together economists with a diverse set of ideas to study the behavior of the macroeconomy in the short run, in the midst of structural transformation, and in the long run, and to formulate potential policies to address the multifaceted challenges the country and the world face today. IPD is a Columbia University-based think tank, directed by Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz, which works to broaden dialogue in economic and development policy.
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for the Center for Political Economy  

The Center for Political Economy at Columbia University aims to identify and advance the most promising post-2008 developments within economics, and promote a new political economy, distinctive for our time, with an institutional, cross-disciplinary orientation connecting economics to law, political science, sociology, public health, engineering, and data science, with philosophical underpinnings. The center will gather initiatives and individual scholarly programs already underway, helping faculty span disciplines and fields of inquiry while anchoring a series of investigations into fundamental topics. The center will also seed new research, scholarly publications, and policy outputs and foster curricular materials that will feed into textbooks and coursework. At the core of its work, the center will develop idea labs concerned with such vital areas as firm size and antitrust, work and labor, money and finance, climate change, and inequalities. This grant provides general (program) support for the Center for Political Economy at Columbia University.

for the Saving Cyberspace Initiative at the Saltzman Institute  
The Saltzman Institute’s program on Saving Cyberspace, housed at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, conducts world-class research and promotes critical dialogue to counteract negative trends in cyberspace, especially by investing in future leaders and understanding cyber risks to corporate and national security. This grant will allow the project to continue research and events focused on corporate and systemic cyber risk, cyber conflict, and cyber peace, and to help develop the next generation of diverse leaders. This grant is aligned with the Cyber Initiative’s overall strategy to cultivate a field that develops thoughtful, multidisciplinary solutions to complex cyber challenges.
for the Cybersecurity Recommendations Project  
A grant to the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University will support the Cybersecurity Recommendations Project centered on capturing the full history of cybersecurity recommendations to produce more targeted and impactful research and analysis. This project is a partnership between SIPA and the Atlantic Council — SIPA will collect reports and recommendations and populate a database, and the Atlantic Council will provide an online home for the database and leverage its network to amplify the project and related research with the wider cyber policy community. This grant is aligned with the Cyber Initiative’s overall strategy to cultivate a field that develops thoughtful, multidisciplinary solutions to complex cyber challenges.

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