Central Banking Series: Location Matters in a Global Economy Introduction

VIDEO November 6, 2017

Brent D. Williams, Associate Dean of Sam M. Walton College of Business and Michael Drury, Chief Economist of McVean Trading & Investments and GIC Chair on November 6, 2017 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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Brent D. Williams

Associate Dean for Executive Education and Outreach, Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas

Dr. Brent D. Williams is the Associate Dean for Executive Education and Outreach in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. He has served as the Chair of the Department of Supply Chain Management since 2015. Dr. Williams received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas, where he concentrated in Supply Chain Management. He has held previous faculty positions at Texas Christian University and Auburn University. His research program, which focuses on how retail supply chains can develop and redesign planning and execution processes to meet the demands of today’s changing marketplace, has ... Read More

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. Michael assesses macroeconomic developments around the world to help develop hedging strategies using futures markets in interest rates, currencies and industrial materials. He travels ... Read More