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Author R. Glenn Hubbard to Deliver Presentation at Georgia Southern University

Glenn Hubbard, the current Dean of the Columbia University School of Business, recently authored a new book, “Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America.” The new book, co-authored by Tim Kane, offers an explanation as to why great economies often fail, and warns that the U.S. could be next. Hubbard is a frequent contributor to the New York Times, the Washington Post, and other national publications. As part of the promotion for his new book, Hubbard will be speaking at Georgia Southern University.

WHAT: R. Glenn Hubbard to speak about his recent book “Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America.” Hubbard will address the current U.S. economic outlook and will be answering questions from university faculty and students on contemporary economic topics and the state of the economy.

WHO: R. Glenn Hubbard is the dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics in the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University. He is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a director of Automatic Data Processing, Black Rock Closed-End Funds, KKR Financial Corporation, and MetLife. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1983. From 2001 to 2003, he served as chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers and chairman of the OECD Economic Policy Committee, and from 1991 to 1993, he was deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury Department. He currently serves as co-chair of the nonpartisan Committee on Capital Markets Regulation. Hubbard’s fields of specialization include public economics, financial markets and institutions, corporate finance, macroeconomics, industrial organization, and public policy. He is the author of more than 100 scholarly articles in leading journals.

WHEN: November 6th from 12:15-2:00 PM

WHERE: Georgia Southern University, College of IT & Engineering BLDG, Room 1004

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