Navigating the Complexities of Modern Supply Chains: Challenges and Solutions for Policymakers and Industry Leaders

Date & Time Apr 06 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
John Gray, Ohio State University
Susan R. Helper, U.S. Office of Management and Budget
John Paul Macduffie, Wharton School, UPenn
Elisabeth Beck Reynolds, National Economic Council
Sherwat Elwan Ibrahim, SPIA, American University in Cairo
Audience Open to the Public, Registration Required

This panel discussion will explore the complex and interdependent nature of modern operations and supply chains creates new challenges for policymakers, who must consider the potential impacts of policy decisions on the flow of goods, services, and information within and across borders. This panel will discuss how policymakers, industry leaders, and academic experts can work together to develop innovative solutions that benefit both businesses and society while ensuring that public policy decisions align with the operational realities of businesses and the emerging trends in the global economy.


John Gray, Professor of Operations, Ohio State University
Susan R. Helper, Senior Advisor for Industrial Strategy, U.S. Office of Management and Budget; Frank Tracy Carlton Professor of Economics, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University
John Paul Macduffie, Professor of Management, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Elisabeth Reynolds, MIT Lecturer and Former Special Assistant to the President for Manufacturing and Economic Development, National Economic Council


Sherwat Elwan Ibrahim, Visiting Associate Professor, Princeton School of Public Policy and International Affairs

Paul Larcey, Co-Director, PIIRS Global Systemic Risk Research Community, Princeton University



This event is co-sponsored with the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance and PIIRS Global Systemic Risk Research Community.