Fireside Chat with Goldman Sachs IBD Chairman Alison Mass [Harvard Undergraduate Economics Association Event]

Date: 

Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Virtual

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"The Harvard Undergraduate Economics Association (HUEA) cordially invites you to attend a Fireside Chat with Ms. Alison Mass, Chairman of Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division, moderated by Professor Jeffrey Liebman, the Malcolm Wiener Professor of Public Policy.

Alison Mass is chairman of the Investment Banking Division (IBD) at Goldman Sachs. She is an advisor to corporate and private equity clients globally. Alison is a member of the Management Committee and the IBD Executive Committee. She is also a member of the Board of Advisors of Launch With GS, Goldman Sachs’ $500 million commitment to invest in companies and investment managers with diverse leadership. Previously, Alison was global head of the Financial and Strategic Investors Group (FSIG) in IBD, responsible for relationships with private equity and multi-national clients. Before that, she was co-head of FSIG in the Americas from 2003 to 2015. Alison joined Goldman Sachs as a partner in 2001. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, she worked at Merrill Lynch from 1990 to 2001 and held several senior management positions in the securities and investment banking areas. Earlier in her career, Alison worked at Drexel Burnham. Alison serves as a member of the New York University Stern Executive Board and earned a BS and an MBA from New York University.

Jeffrey Liebman is the Malcolm Wiener Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, where he teaches courses in social policy, public sector economics, government innovation, and American economic policy. In his research, he studies tax and budget policy, social insurance, poverty, and income inequality. For the past seven years, his Harvard Kennedy School Government Performance Lab has been providing pro bono technical assistance to state and local governments interested in improving the results they achieve for their citizens. During the first two years of the Obama Administration, Liebman served at OMB, first as Executive Associate Director and Chief Economist and then as Acting Deputy Director. From 1998 to 1999, he served as Special Assistant to the President for economic policy and coordinated the Clinton Administration’s Social Security reform technical working group."