Secretary Janet Yellen on Modern Supply Side Economics and the Tobin Center

April 4, 2023

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Yale President Peter Salovey discuss one of the driving themes of the federal administration’s economic agenda: modern supply side economics. Modern supply side economics has vast implications for American policy from climate, innovation, tax policy, and infrastructure to workforce training, housing, health, and childcare. Secretary Yellen and President Salovey’s conversation includes context of Yale Tobin Center’s research and policy work across these areas – much of which has had national impact – as well as Tobin’s founding mandate to enhance diversity in the study of economics, where greater emphasis on modern supply side issues is credited with expanding interest in the field.