Financial Policy Council Perform Research key US Financial Policy Issues
Wreckonomics: U.S. Fiscal Policy at Work by Professor Burtan A. Abrams - Ph.D, University of Delaware - Financial Policy Council
Thursday, 24 February 2011
6:00 - 9:00 PM
You are cordially invited on behalf of the Financial Policy Council’s Board of Directors, to our next Financial Policy Council private briefing with Professor Burton A. Abrams, author of WRECKONOMICS, former visiting economist at the Federal Trade Commission, and Professor of Economics at the University of Delaware.
 
 
Topic: Wreckonomics: U.S. Fiscal Policy at Work
 
Date:   Thursday February 24 2011
 
Time:   6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  
 
Location: The NY Historical Society Library at 5 West 76th Street.  (Due to construction; the main entrance is currently under renovation; please utilize the Loading dock entrance.)
 
 
Bio:  Burton A. Abrams received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, where he was trained in Banking and Monetary Policy.  Currently, he is a Professor of Economics at the University of Delaware.He has been awarded Fulbright Professorships to The People’s Republic of China (Nankai University), South Africa (The University of the Western Cape) and Croatia (University of Split).  He has been a visiting professor at the University of Adelaide, South Australia, served as a visiting economist at the Federal Trade Commission and was a National Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution.
 
Professor Abrams has published nearly forty papers in refereed professional journals including Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Public Choice and the National Tax Journal.  His articles have also appeared in The Economists’ Voice, The Milken Institute Review, the Asian Wall Street Journal and Reason Magazine.  His research has been mentioned in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and other major media outlets. He is the author of  Return to Animal Farm (McGraw-Hill Custom; also translated and published in Turkey). His research includes topics concerning banking regulation, determinants of economic growth and public choice.  His teaching concentrates on banking, macroeconomics and international economics.
 
He is completing work on a book, tentatively titled WRECKONOMICS.  The book details the ten worst American economic policies in the past 100 years.
 
 
Business Attire please.
  
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Looking forward to seeing you then and there!  
 
Have a great day.