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Oct. 28, 2004 Press Contacts:
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The Economic Consequences of Bush vs. Kerry: A Debate

University of Chicago Graduate School of Business faculty members will provide a lively exchange of ideas assessing the pros and cons of the economic policies of the presidential candidates. The speakers will define and highlight the differences between the economic programs of Bush and Kerry and evaluate the impact of policies each candidate is likely to pursue on the environment in which business operates and the economy as a whole. After the panelists debate, we will have a substantial amount of time for questions from the audience.

Date: Monday, November 1, 2004

Time: 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Location: Chicago GSB Hyde Park Center, Room 104
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue

Registration: This event is free of charge; no registration is necessary.

Panelists include:

  • Austan Goolsbee, an expert in public finance and Social Security and currently an advisor to the Kerry campaign on economic matters, Chicago GSB.
  • Randall Kroszner, worked for President Bush in 2001-2003 as a Senate-confirmed Member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, where he formulated policy on issues ranging from tax cuts and corporate governance reform to international trade and finance, Chicago GSB.

Moderated by:

  • Saul Levmore, Dean and William B. Graham Professor, University of Chicago Law School
Sponsored by the George Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State.
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