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Central Banking Series: Location Matters in a Global Economy

Monday, November 6, 2017
Fayetteville Town Center, 15 W Mountain Street
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Central Banking Series: Location Matters in a Global Economy is held in partnership with Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas.

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Central Banking Series: Location Matters in a Global Economy

Join GIC for Central Banking Series: Location Matters in a Global Economy in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Held in partnership with Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas, GIC’s Central Banking Series will continue featuring Chris Waller, Executive Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis on Monday, November 6, 2017.

Session topics will include Monetary Policy, Regional Issues: Credit Demand, Capital Spending and Hiring, and a Global Economic Outlook.

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Date: Monday, November 6, 2017 City: Fayetteville, AR Fayetteville Town Center Download iCal

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Manuel Balmaseda

Chief Economist, CEMEX

Manuel Balmaseda is the Chief Economist at CEMEX, a leading global building materials corporation. Previously he served as Chief Economist for Spain and Europe at BBVA, Chief Economist for Capital Markets at BBV, professor of economics at CEMFI and visiting researcher at the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis.

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Michael Drury

Chief Economist, McVean Trading & Investments

Michael Drury is the chief economist for McVean Trading & Investments, LLC. He joined the firm in 1992, after serving for five years as senior economist with Allen Sinai at Shearson Lehman Brothers and its successor firms. Michael began his career in New York in 1982 as senior economist at A. Gary Shilling and Company. He received his B.S. in economics from the Georgia Institute of Technology and did his graduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Kevin Kliesen

Business Economist, Supervisory Policy and Risk Analysis Unit at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Kevin L. Kliesen is a business economist in the supervisory policy and risk analysis unit at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, which is located in the bank supervision and regulation division.

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Christopher Waller

Executive Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Christopher J. Waller is Executive Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. He received his B.S. degree in economics from Bemidji State University in 1981, and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Washington State University in 1984 and 1985, respectively. His principal research interests are monetary theory, political economy and macroeconomic theory.

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Mine K. Yücel, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Mine K. Yücel is senior vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. She has been with the Bank since 1989 and has been head of the Bank’s micro/regional/energy group and director of publications for many years. Yücel analyzes the regional economy and energy markets on an ongoing basis and has published numerous articles on energy and regional growth.

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