Thursday, February 21, 2013
The College of Charleston School of Business’ Initiative for Public Choice and Market Process and the Student Finance and Investment Club will hear from Dr. Jerry Jordan, former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland as a guest speaker. His presentation will include a Q&A session inviting you to look at international aid and development through the lens of liberty, considering moral and practical questions that challenge status-quo thinking.
College of Charleston employees, students, the business community, media and other Charleston area residents are invited to the speaking engagement to share in Jordan’s economic straight talk. It is open to the public.
The event is sponsored by the Initiative for Public Choice and Market Process, founded in 2008 with a generous gift from the BB&T Charitable Foundation and the Charles G Koch Foundation, and the Student Finance and Investment Club.
What: The Solutions are Easy, But They Just Won’t Do It! Issues of Debt, Deficits, and Tax Reform by Jerry Jordan
When: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 6:45 p.m. Doors Open; 7 p.m. Welcome; 7:05 p.m. Presentation; 8 p.m. Q&A
Where: School of Business, Wells Fargo Auditorium, Beatty 115
Jerry Jordan earned a doctorate in economics from UCLA and holds honorary doctorates from Denison and Capital universities. Before joining the bank, he was a senior vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. His commercial banking experience includes five years at Pittsburgh National Bank and seven years at First Interstate Bancorp in Los Angeles. He was a member of President Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisors in 1981-82. Jordan is also an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute and a past president of the National Association of Business Economists.