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GENERATIONAL ECONOMIST TO SPEAK TODAY AT ECONOMICS CLUB

Laurence Kotlikoff, economics professor at Boston University and research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, will speak to the Old Dominion University Economics Club of Hampton Roads Wednesday, Nov. 16.

Co-sponsored by Old Dominion's College of Business and Public Administration, the luncheon will begin at noon and is being held at the Norfolk Marriott Waterside Hotel in downtown Norfolk. The cost is $30 for non-members. Due to limited space, reservations are required for all luncheons and can be made by calling 683-4058.

The author of "The Coming Generational Storm: What you need to know about America's Economic Future," Kotlikoff has written extensively on issues of generational accounting, deficits, tax structure, social security, Medicare, health reform, pensions, saving, insurance and personal finance. He has been a senior economist on the President's Council of Economic Advisers and a consultant to the IMF, World Bank, Harvard Institute for International Development, OECD, U.S. Department of Education, and several international governments and corporations.

The remaining luncheon schedule is as follows:

Dec. 8 - David Goode, chairman and chief executive officer of Norfolk Southern Corp.

Jan. 18 - Annual Economic Outlook Conference: Mark Zandi, nationally known economist with Regional Financial Association and founder of Economy.com, will present the national forecast. ODU's forecast team of Vinod Agarwal, Mohammad Najand and Gil Yochum will present their regional forecast. Program starts at 10:45 a.m.

Feb. 8 - Gary M. Pfeiffer, senior vice president and chief financial officer of DuPont.

March 22 - Jeffrey Bader, director of the China Initiative and senior fellow at The Brookings Institute.

April 26 - William Starbuck, ITT Professor of Creative Management at New York University's Stern School of Business.

This article was posted on: August 19, 2005

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