Arnold C. Harberger Lecture with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Arnold C. Harberger Lecture with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Monday, February 26, 2018
4:30 PM
Korn Convocation Hall, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Los Angeles, CA 90095


Registration for this event will open for the UCLA community on 1/29/18 (UCLA email required).  Registration for members of the general public will open on 2/5/18. Admission is free.


Steven Terner Mnuchin was sworn in as the 77th Secretary of the Treasury on February 13, 2017.

As Secretary of the Treasury, Mr. Mnuchin is responsible for the executive branch agency whose mission is to maintain a strong economy, foster economic growth, and create job opportunities by promoting the conditions that enable prosperity and stability at home and abroad. He is also responsible for strengthening national security by combating economic threats and protecting the integrity of our financial system as well as managing the U.S. Government's finances.

Prior to his confirmation, Secretary Mnuchin was Finance Chairman for Donald J. Trump for President. In this role he spent the last year traveling with the President. He met with hundreds of business leaders. He also served as a Senior Economic Advisor to the President in crafting his economic positions and economic speeches.

Prior to his confirmation he also served as Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Dune Capital Management. He also founded OneWest Bank Group LLC and served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until its sale to CIT Group Inc., which was the first bank merger over $50 billion post financial crisis.

Earlier in his career, Secretary Mnuchin worked at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. where he was a Partner and served as Chief Information Officer. He has extensive experience in global financial markets and oversaw trading in US government securities, mortgages, money markets, and municipal bonds.

Secretary Mnuchin is committed to philanthropic activities and previously served as a Member of the Boards of the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (MOCA), the Whitney Museum of Art, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden on the Mall, the UCLA Health System Board, the New York Presbyterian Hospital Board, and the Los Angeles Police Foundation. He was born and raised in New York City. Secretary Mnuchin holds a Bachelor's Degree from Yale University.



Established in 1997, the Arnold C. Harberger Distinguished Lecture on Economic Development celebrates Al Harberger as an eminent scholar and teacher. The lectures provide a special forum for outstanding students of international economics and policy to present their views and research to the UCLA community and the public.



Parking will be available in Lot 4. From the 405 Freeway, exit at Sunset Blvd East. Follow Sunset Blvd and take a right turn at Westwood Plaza. Go straight, past Charles. E Young Drive to arrive at the parking and information kiosk. Purchase a parking permit for Lot 4 with the attendant, then enter into Lot 4 on your left.


Arrive early, doors open at 4:00 pm
There will be a stand-by line on the day of the event.
Pay-by-Space parking spaces are available (cash or credit card) in Lot 4. All day parking passes can also be purchased from an information kiosk for $12 (cash only). Handicap parking is available in Lot 5.
No bulky video equipment or flash photography permitted.
No food or beverages permitted inside Korn Convocation Hall.
Details for this event are subject to change.
Please check our website for last minute details prior to the event.

Sponsor(s): Burkle Center for International Relations