-- Tamny, Author of Popular Economics: What the Rolling Stones, Downton Abbey, and Lebron James Can Teach You about Economics, is a Specialist on the Intersection of Economics and Politics --
Presentation by John Tamny, who will speak on The Unrelenting Beauty of Wealth Inequality, with an audience Q&A session to follow. Breakfast will be served.
Free and open to the public, but seating is limited. The public can RSVP in one of three ways: Email Business.Forum@qc.cuny.edu, call (718) 997-2927, or register online at qc.cuny.edu/businessforumRSVP. Complimentary parking is available. A table reserved for the media will be located immediately to the right of the entrance.
Friday, September 18, 8–10 am
Queens College, Student Union, Fourth Floor Ballroom
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Background: John Tamny is Political Economy editor at Forbes, a senior economic adviser to Toreador Research & Trading, and editor of RealClearMarkets.com (RCM). A spin-off of the policy website RealClearPolitics, RCM seeks to compile top-quality information and opinion about the stock markets and global economy. Tamny frequently writes about the securities markets, along with tax, trade, and monetary policy issues that impact those markets for a variety of publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily, Financial Times, National Review, and London’s Daily Telegraph. His new book is titled Popular Economics: What the Rolling Stones, Downton Abbey and LeBron James Can Teach You about Economics. He’s a weekly guest on Forbes on Fox.
Prior to his present work, Tamny worked in private wealth management for Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs. He received a BA in Government from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MBA from Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management. He lives in Washington, DC.
Launched in 2005, the QC Business Forum brings together the business community, local government, academia, and students to provide an opportunity for town and gown to interact. Influential leaders in a number of fields serve as keynote speakers at its breakfast and lunchtime lectures, touching on issues vital to the local business community.