"Tax rebates, tax cuts and business bailouts will not solve this crisis," argues conomist and LBJ Professor James Galbraith of the U.S. government response to the COVID-19 emergency. He lays out the steps that the government should take right away to mitigate damage and preserve public health and order.
The LBJ School is following all directives from The University of Texas at Austin regarding operations regarding COVID-19, with only essential personnel expected to work on campus. All other personnel will be working remotely. UT students are currently on spring break, and classes will resume on March 30.Read more
LBJ School launches virtual series, 'LBJ In the Arena,' to explore public policy’s critical role in dealing with COVID-19
In recent weeks, COVID-19 has reshaped the way Americans live, work, learn and govern. In response, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will convene "LBJ In the Arena," an eight-week virtual event series exploring the impact of COVID-19 on our communities, starting April 1, 2020.Read more
The LBJ School of Public Affairs is postponing its LBJ 50th Anniversary Forums, "Genius for Good," previously scheduled for March 11, and "Humanity: It's Time," previously scheduled for April 30, until Fall 2020.Read more