Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Econ Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion on the Current Financial Crisis, Thursday, October23, 2008, 2:00 pm, Lecture Center A-1. Concerned about the currentstate of the US Economy? The Department of Economics invites all toattend an open panel discussion with UIC faculty including: Lawrence Officer, Houston Stokes, Joe Persky, Paul Pieper, George Karras,Nathan Anderson, Robert Chirinko and others. Moderated by JohnMcDonald, Head of Economics. Sponsored by the Economics Club and the Department of Economics.

Rememinder to Real Estate 371 Students (and possibly other Econ Students): Attendance and a short 1 page paper means extra credit! That oughta spruce up your marginal benefit a bit.

I have had Officer as a Professor and studied income inequality a bit with Persky: Both are very intelligent and quite capable of turning complex ideas into simple ideas.

Lawrence Officer's CSPAN appearance can be found here

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