BU to host economic lecture

For immediate release: April 13, 2007

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania will host a lecture on globalization Friday, April 27, at 1 p.m. in Centennial Hall, room 218. The lecture will be open to the public, free of charge.

Dominick Salvatore, distinguished professor of economics and director of the doctoral program in economics at Fordham University, New York, will discuss “Globalization and International Competitiveness.” Salvatore’s research focuses on international economics, microeconomic theory, managerial economics, development economics and econometrics.

A fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences and past chair of its economics section, Salvatore is president of the North American Economic and Finance Association (NAEFA) and past president of the International Trade and Finance Association (ITFA). He serves as a consultant to the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Economic Policy Institute and major international corporations and global banks. He received the achievement award from City University of New York and an honorary professorship from Shanghai Finance University. He is the author of more than 45 books and 80 articles and has presented more then 300 lectures worldwide.

The lecture is co-sponsored by the department of economics and Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economic Honor Society. For more information, contact the department of economics at (570) 389-4335.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Professional Studies, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.