For Immediate Release: March 28, 2014
BLOOMSBURG—An expert on economics and public policy will share his perspective on the global economy and what it will mean for college graduates during a lecture, “How the Global Economy Works – And Will It be Working to Find You a Job?” on Tuesday, April 15, at 12:30 p.m. in the Bloomsburg University’s Kehr Union Ballroom.
Peter Navarro, a professor of economics and public policy at the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine, will explain how the global economy works in a relationship of consumer, producer and commodity nations and forecast future conditions with an eye toward the job market for college graduates. The lecture is open to the public free of charge.
As a preview of his lecture, Navarro will show the film he directed, “Death by China,” Monday, April 14, at 6:30 p.m., also in the KUB Ballroom. The film, based on his book of the same title, discusses the economic trade relationship between the United States and China and its effects on U.S. workers. A question-and-answer session with Navarro will follow the free screening.
Navarro earned his doctorate in economics from Harvard University in 1986 and became a professor of economics and public policy at the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine, in 1988. He has written best-selling books about management strategy, the stock market and public policy that include “The Well-Timed Strategy,” “Always a Winner,” “If It’s Raining in Brazil, Buy Starbucks” and “The Coming China Wars.” He is a frequent media commentator on networks such as CNBC, CNN and MSNBC. He has written articles that have appeared in Business Week, the Harvard Business Review, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university, celebrating 175 years of excellence in 2014, serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.