Public Policy Speaker Series (No. 3) - June 4, 2015

Public Policy Speaker Series (No. 3) - June 4, 2015

On June 4, 2015, The Collaborative hosted the third installment of its Public Policy Speakers Series at the Rhode Island Foundation.

Three scholars, who participated in the cross-institutional Collaborative Research Project, Strategies for a Competitive Rhode island, shared the research results from their individual projects with policy leaders, fellow scholars, and community members, providing a look at Rhode Island's competitiveness in a variety of areas.

Presentations Included:

Does Cap and Trade Work? A Market-Based Approach to Energy Sustainability
Suchandra Basu, Ph.D., Rhode Island College

What States Need to Foster Innovation and Economic Growth
Joseph Roberts, Ph.D., Roger Williams University

Good for Business: How States Can Be More Business Friendly
Ramesh Mohan, Ph.D., Bryant University

This event was the final event in The Collaborative's first Public Policy Speaker Series. Each of the events in this series featured presentations by scholars who were funded by The Collaborative.