Cornell professor to discuss economic inequality at BU talk

For Immediate Release

Date: April 12, 2005

BLOOMSBURG—Economist and author Robert H. Frank will discuss the impact of economic inequality on the middle Friday, April 15, at 2 p.m., at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in Kehr Union Multipurpose Room A. Frank's lecture, “Does Rising Inequality Harm the Middle Class?” is free and open to the public.

Frank is professor of economics and management at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management. He is the author of eight books, including “Microeconomics and Behavior,” which has been translated into 10 languages, and “Principles of Economics,” co-authored with Ben Bernanke of Princeton University. His lecture at Bloomsburg University is sponsored by the economics department and the Bloomsburg chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honor Society.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students and offers 65 bachelor’s, 17 master’s and one doctoral degree.