Economist Robert Frank to Speak

75VKM8DDPXN8 – As part of Butler University’s Lecture Series in the Sciences and Mathematics, economist Robert Frank will speak at Clowes Memorial Hall, Thursday, March 25. This Indianapolis event is FREE, but tickets are required. Frank takes the podium at 7:30 pm Thursday to discuss this economic theories.

As an internationally renowned economist and regular contributor to The New York Times, Robert Frank is an expert in the affect social and psychological forces affect market behavior and, inversely, the ways markets and economics affect human behavior. Frank holds a BS in Mathematics from the Georgia Institute of Technology, an MA in Statistics and a Ph.D in Economics both from UC Berkley. He has worked in the Peace Corps in Nepal, as the chief economist for the Civil Aeronautics Board and a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. He is currently a Professor of Management and a Professor of Economics at Cornell University’s S.C Johnson Graduate School of Management.

Robert Frank is the brain behind a few of the most notable and current economic theories. His contemplations on class, status and social inequality has changed the way many in the field of economics approach their work either in the professional or educational world. His lecture at Clowes Memorial Hall this Thursday will focus on public policy. Frank believes that public policy has the ability to enhance market efficiency while simultaneously improving the overall well being of middle income families.

Don’t miss this eye opening discussion about the current position of the United States economy and what can be done to help it. After Frank’s lecture at Clowes Memorial Hall, head to the nearby Indianapolis cultural district, Broad Ripple Village, to stimulate Indianapolis’ business and economy. Grab dinner and drinks at any of the many locally owned Indianapolis restaurants or Indianapolis bars. Stay tuned to Indianapolis News, Events and Information on Fun City for all the latest on fun things to do in Indianapolis.

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Robert Frank
Thursday, March 25, 2010

Clowes Memorial Hall

4602 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208