Speaking Style; knowledgeable, honest and articulate, Peter Diamond provides a realistic appraisal of economic policy and its influence of individuals and society. Audiences of all sizes will come away informed and motivated.
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In 2010, Peter Diamond, Dale T. Mortensen and Christopher A. Pissarides were awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. That the accolade, in recognition of pioneering work concerning search theory, frictions, incentives and matching, was awarded to Diamond will have come as no surprise to the many who have followed his research. His ability as an economist has earned him great acclaim and his focus on the effects of policy on employment and pensions have made his work important to governments and communities worldwide. Now an Institute Professor at MIT, Diamond has taught and researched at the prestigious organisation for many years, after originally working at the University of California. In the late 1980s and 1990s, he worked as a member of the Advisory Council on Social Security.
Diamond’s expertise in matters concerning pensions, employment and wages have seen him become a sought after speaker for organisations of all sizes. His insight and experience can be applied in numerous sectors and his thorough and honest approach to his topics offer a refreshing perspective in what can be a complex and veiled subject.Peter Diamond studied mathematics at Yale University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in 1960. In 1963, he completed his Ph.D. studies at MIT.Positions and honours
Praise for ‘Saving Social Security: A Balanced Approach’"An honest, transparent, and comprehensive approach to making the much needed reforms to the Social Security program."Journal of Pensions, Economics, and Finance.
"Diamond and Orszag bring some welcome realism and decency to the debate."Robert M Solow, Nobel Laureate in Economics.