Thursday, December 10, 2015

Special Guest Speaker: Peter De Keyzer (BNP Paribas Chief Economist / Chief of Policy) will visit AIM on Thursday, December 17 at 3:00 pm in the AIM Room, Marquette University

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Dr. Peter DeKeyzer, BNP Paribas

On Thursday, December 17th from 3:00 - 4:00 pm, Dr. Peter DeKeyzer (BNP Paribas Chief Economist / Chief of Policy) will be in the AIM Room to speak to AIM and Economics students and faculty.

He is a Belgian economist who was awarded the 2014 Prize for Liberty Laureate. He is the author of “Growth Makes You Happy – An Optimist’s View of Progress and the Free Market”. To obtain additional background on Dr. DeKeyzer, please refer to his Wikipedia page.

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Dr. DeKeyzer will host an interactive discussion on topics such as:

* Growth in Europe 

* Refugees 

* Monetary Policy 

* European Demographics 

* Greece

* Outlook for the European Union in the long term

Dr. DeKeyzer has lectured to our Marquette students who have been a part of the Antwerp program. Since 1992 the University of Antwerp has sponsored a summer program that allows our students the opportunity to study business, economic, social and cultural ramifications of the European Economic and Monetary Union.

This Antwerp program includes lectures by professors (including Dr. DeKeyzer) from the University of Antwerp as well as corporate visits. In the past, corporate visits included Ford, KBC Bank, Chocolate Factory, Nike as well as visits to the European Parliament and Commission in Brussels. Cultural tours include Brugge, Ghent, Amsterdam and Paris.   


Where:  AIM Room, DS 488 (Open to all Marquette students)
When:  Thursday, December 17th from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Don’t miss this special opportunity!

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