Economics expert to speak at BU

Economics expert to speak at BU

For immediate release: Nov. 9, 2011

BLOOMSBURG — An expert in the fields of international trade, international finance, microeconomic theory and managerial economics will speak on “Growth or Stagnation after the Global Finance Crisis” Thursday, Nov. 17, at 2 p.m. in Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Kehr Union, multipurpose room A. The lecture by Dominick Salvatore, distinguished professor of economics at Fordham University, is open to the public free of charge.

Salvatore, also director of the economics doctoral program at Fordham, has taught economics at universities around the globe. He is currently honorary professor at Shanghai Finance University and Hunan University in China and was a visiting professor at institutions including the University of Rome, American University in Cairo, University of Pretoria in South Africa, Peking University in Beijing, University of Trieste in Italy and University of Vienna.

A fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences and past chairman of its economic section, Salvatore is past president of the North American Economic and Finance Association and the International Trade and Finance Association.

Salvatore is a consultant to several major international organizations, including the United Nations, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the Economic Policy Institute. A prolific writer who has published more than 50 books and hundreds of articles, Salvatore is co-editor of the Journal of Policy Modeling and the Open Economies Review and associate editor of The American Economist and Frontiers in Finance and Economics.

Salvatore’s lecture is sponsored by BU’s economics department and the College of Liberal Arts. For more information, contact Mehdi Haririan, chair of BU’s economics department, at mhariria@bloomu.edu.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.

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