COBA Hosts Emory University’s Professor of Economics on Debt and the U.S. Economy

College of Business Administration, Room 1124

Friday, November 9, 2012 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The College of Business Administration’s Finance and Economics department will host Dr. Kaiji Chen, professor of economics at Emory University, as he speaks on Debt and the U.S. Economy, Friday Nov. 9.

• College of Business Administration, Room 1124; 2:30 p.m.

In his lecture, Dr. Chen will examine the implications of policy proposals by the Congressional Budget Office and the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform on the future path of the budget deficit and debt in the U.S. economy. Dr. Chenʹs work on the macroeconomic implications of financial contracts, business cycles, social security, and consumption and savings has appeared in the following journals:

• American Economic Review
• Journal of Monetary Economics
• Review of Economic Dynamics
• Economic Theory

Dr. Chen has also served as a Visiting Fellow at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
The event is open to the University community and the general public. For more information, contact Dr. Shantanu Bagchi, Georgia Southern University's assistant professor of Economics, by email at

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Shantanu Bagchi

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