Brookings: Understanding Financial Regulation and Preparing for a Career in Public Policy with Aaron D. Klein


Sep. 18, 2019, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Room 2116


In co-sponsorship with the Graduate College, Brookings Mountain West is pleased to offer a workshop with Brookings Fellow, Aaron Klein. Mr. Klein’s research focuses on financial regulation, macroeconomics, and infrastructure policy. A graduate of Princeton University (M.P.A in Economics and Public Finance), Klein served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy and Policy Coordination at the US Department of the Treasury. In this informative and interactive workshop, Klein will briefly discuss current financial regulatory practices, experience in working for the federal government and in think-tanks, and how best to prepare for a career in public policy, government, and beyond. 

By participating in this workshop you will:

  • Better understand the importance of financial regulation
  • Learn how to synthesize research and policy
  • Lean about the policy-influencing/policy-making career paths

Professional Development Academy Program: N/A
Professional Development Academy Pillars: Career Prep, Research
Learning Experience: Interactive
Time Commitment: < 2 hours
Lifecycle Stage: Early, Mid, Late Master’s & Early, Mid, Late Doctoral
Facilitator: Aaron D. Klein, MPA

Admission Information

This workshop is open to UNLV graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Please RSVP at least 24 hours in advance for the workshop.

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Contact Information

Graduate College
Valarie Burke

External Sponsor

Graduate College and Brookings Mountain West.