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Nobel Prize Winner To Make Case For World Currency

Contact: Michele Snipe
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NEW YORK—Nobel Prize winner Robert Mundell, a professor at Columbia University, will present a lecture titled “The Case for a World Currency,” on Monday, April 18, at 5:30 p.m. in Flom Auditorium in the Walsh Library on the Rose Hill campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Mundell’s presentation is part of the Spring 2005 Distinguished Lecture Series in Economics being hosted by Dominick Salvatore, Ph.D., distinguished professor of economics and director of the economics doctoral program. Mundell, who has been called “the father of the euro” by The Economist, received the Nobel Prize in 1999 for his contributions to the field, most notably his theory of optimal currency areas, the Mundell-Fleming model and his research on supply-side economics.

The Distinguished Lecture Series in Economics brings prominent lecturers to Fordham to discuss contemporary issues in economics.

DATE:           MONDAY, APRIL 18
TIME:            5:30 P.M.
                       441 E. FORDHAM ROAD, BRONX, N.Y.

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