Guest Speaker Jim Hahn
Wed, 6 Feb 2013 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Room 302, Taylor Hall
Jim Hahn, an economist and specialist in health care financing in the Domestic Social Policy Division at the Congressional Research Service, presents “Red Faces and Blue Faces: Policy and Politics under Divided Government.” As an expert resource on health economics and health policy, Hahn helps to ensure that Congress makes informed decisions on legislative matters regarding health and health care.
Hahn works with members of Congress and with Congressional staff to analyze policy options and helps to draft legislation to address health policy issues. Hahn also served as senior health policy analyst to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (the “Super Committee”) in the fall of 2011, where he advised and assisted the committee on health policy issues.
Sponsored by the JMU Honors Program and the Department of Political Science; free.