Northwood Economists to Host Symposium at Bay Harbor Yacht Club

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Northwood economists Drs. Richard Ebeling and Timothy Nash will be conducting a seminar on the current and future state of the U.S. and global economy.

MIDLAND, MI – Northwood University economists Drs. Richard Ebeling and Timothy Nash will be conducting a seminar on the current and future state of the U.S. and global economy on Saturday, August 4, from 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. at Bay Harbor Yacht Club in Bay Harbor. “Is There Trouble Ahead for the U.S. and Global Economy?” will be the title of this presentation which will last for one hour followed by a question and answer session with the audience. This symposium is free of charge and open to the public.

Dr. Richard Ebeling is a professor of economics at Northwood University. He is a well-noted authority on monetary economics and reform. While serving as vice president for The Future of Freedom Foundation (FFF), Ebeling co-edited and contributed to five books published by the FFF and wrote a monthly article and book review for FFF’s publication Freedom Daily. He also lectures widely on the problems of economic reform and change in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Ebeling received his B.A. in economics from California State University-Sacramento, an M.A. in economics from Rutgers University and a Ph.D in economics from the University of Middlesex in England.

Dr. Timothy Nash is vice president of strategic and corporate alliances and the Fry endowed chair in free market economics at Northwood University. He leads specialty programs, economic research, and continuing and executive education programming for Northwood University. Nash is an adjunct scholar with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Midland, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in Washington, D.C., and the Free Enterprise Institute in Houston, Texas. His travels and research have taken him to over 30 countries, he has co-authored four books and his writing and interviews have appeared in diverse publications. Nash received a B.B.A. from Northwood University, an M.A. in economics from Central Michigan University and his doctorate from Wayne State University in education with a cognate in management.

For more information or to make a reservation for this event, contact Betty Gillespie at 989.837.4356 or


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