New York Thought Leader Forum - Dr. Robert Wright

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Join us for a special evening.


"Wall Street on the Prairie"
Date: Tuesday, March 12
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Museum of American Finance
Reception for alumni and friends to follow.

Tickets are free. Open to the public. Space is limited.
Please RSVP by Friday, March 8.


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Dr. Robert Wright, Nef Family Chair of Political Economy and director of the Thomas Willing Institute at Augustana, will discuss the financial impact of Citibank's move to Sioux Falls, S.D., in the early 1980s. Immediately following his presentation, alumni and friends of the College are invited stay for a special reception.

Dr. Robert E. Wright received his BA in history from Buffalo State College in 1990, his MA in history from State University of New York at Buffalo in 1994, and his PhD from SUNY at Buffalo in 1997. Before coming to Augustana, Dr. Wright served as Clinical Associate Professor of Economics at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He was also a guest curator for the Museum of American Finance. Dr. Wright has written for Barron's, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Forbes.com, and other prominent publications. He has appeared on National Public Radio, C-SPAN, and BBC, as well as several South Dakota stations.

Dr. Wright has authored or co-authored more than 10 books, including "One Nation Under Debt: Hamilton, Jefferson and the History of What We Owe" (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2008), "Financial Founding Fathers" (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006), and "Fubarnomics: A Lighthearted, Serious Look at America's Economic Ills" (Prometheus, 2010).

Tickets are free. Open to the public. Space is limited. Please RSVP by Friday, March 8.



 
Ticket Information
Tickets are free. Open to the public. Space is limited.
Please RSVP by Friday, March 8.

 
 
 
Date & Location
Date: 3/12/2013
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Museum of American Finance
48 Wall Street, New York