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Former White House Economic Adviser to Speak on Monday


Posted 04/23/2010
Submitted by Meagan Fazio
Category: Campus Announcements

Todd Buchholz will speak at the Deeds Symposium on Monday, April 26.
Todd Buchholz will speak at the Deeds Symposium on Monday, April 26.

Former White House economic adviser Todd Buchholz will discuss "How to Compete in a Global Economy" at the 2010 Deeds Symposium on Monday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Wilde Auditorium.

The program is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. For tickets, call the University box office at 860.768.4228 or 800.274.8587.

Buchholz served as a White House director of economic policy from 1989 to 1992. He is a managing director of the $15 billion Tiger hedge fund and an award-winning economics professor at Harvard University.  He also is a well-known author and a frequent commentator on ABC News, PBS, and CBS, and has hosted his own special on CNBC. His bestselling books include Market Shock: 9 Economic and Social Upheavals That Will Shake Your Financial Future, as well as New Ideas from Dead Economists and From Here to Economy.

Buchholz earned advanced degrees in economics and law from Cambridge and Harvard. He holds several engineering and design patents and is a co-producer of the Broadway smash "Jersey Boys."

The Deeds Symposium was created in 1982 at the University of Hartford to provide a forum for the discussion of free-market principles. Program speakers are internationally known participants in the continuing discussion of free enterprise and government.

Todd Buchholz will speak at the Deeds Symposium on Monday, April 26.
Todd Buchholz will speak at the Deeds Symposium on Monday, April 26.

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