Economics Professor Speaks on Recession

Monday, October 26, 2009

Bradley Schiller, professor of economics, consultant, and prolific author of several books that range from “Principles of Economics, Discrimination” and “Income Inequality” will present a public lecture, “The Great Recession of 2008/2009: Causes, Responses and Future Outlook,” at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, October 29, at Indiana University South Bend. 

The lecture which is free and open to the public is sponsored by the IU South Bend Economic Forum, the Economics Department, and the School of Business and Economics, will be in Room 251 of the Administration Building

Schiller has more than four decades of experience teaching introductory economics at the University of Nevada, American University, the University of California (Berkeley and Santa Cruz), and the University of Maryland.  Since receiving his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University, Schiller has not only taught economics, but has written, lectured, and consulted on a broad range of public policy issues.

He has given guest lectures at more than 300 colleges from Fresno, Calif, to Istanbul, Turkey. His studies of inequality, discrimination, tax reform, pensions, welfare, and Social Security have appeared in both professional journals and popular media. Schiller is also a frequent commentator on economic policy for television, radio, and newspapers.