Saint Louis University

Lee Ohanian, Ph.D. professor of economics and director of the Ettinger Family Program in Macroeconomic Research at the University of California-Los Angeles, will discuss "Myths about Inequality and Restoring Prosperity for All Americans" Wednesday, April 10, at the John Cook School of Business.

The event begins with a reception at 5:30 p.m. followed by the 6 p.m.lecture in the Anheuser-Busch Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public, however registration is required.

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Lee Ohanian, Ph.D.

About Lee Ohanian
A noted economist, Lee Ohanian, Ph.D. is a professor of economics and director of the Ettinger Family Program in Macroeconomics at the University of California-Los Angeles, where he has taught since 1999. A Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Ohanian has served as an advisor to Federal Reserve Banks, Foreign Central Banks and the National Science Foundation. His research focuses on economic crises and has been published widely in a number of peer-viewed journals.

A frequent columnist for the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Newsweek and CBS MoneyWatch, Ohanian also serves on the editorial boards of three journals. He also has advised the U.S. Senate and the California Legislature on the current economic crisis. In addition, he is co-director of the research initiative, "Macroeconomics Across Time and Space" at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

About the Speakers Series on Economic Policy
Presented by SLU's John Cook School of Business, the Show-Me Institute and the Sinquefield Charitable Foundation, lectures examine such topics as education policy, tax policy, economic policy and other policy initiatives. The series brings the world's top scholars and entrepreneurs to St. Louis to discuss the latest free-market ideas and solutions in today's public policy arena.

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