Economist Morton Marcus to present program at ISU library

March 1 2007

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- The Friends of the ISU Cunningham Memorial Library will present "If everything is so wonderful, why are we so worried?," a lecture by Morton Marcus, director emeritus of the Indiana Business Research Center at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business on Tuesday, March 13, at 5:30 p.m. in the browsing area of Cunningham Memorial Library.

Marcus taught economics for 33 years at IU, making the economy of the Midwest his specialty. He writes a popular column that appears weekly in more than 30 newspapers, including the Terre Haute Tribune Star while maintaining an active speaking schedule and participating in numerous economic development research efforts. He has testified before Congress, appeared on the PBS News Hour with Jim Lehrer and consulted with firms and governments throughout the United States and in Southeast Asia.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

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Contact: Cinda May, ISU Cunningham Memorial Library, (812) 237-2534

Writer: Paula Meyer, ISU Communications & Marketing, (812) 237-3783, pmeyer4@isugw.indstate.edu

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The Friends of the ISU Cunningham Memorial Library will present "If everything is so wonderful, why are we so worried?," a lecture by Morton Marcus, director emeritus of the Indiana Business Research Center at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business on Tuesday, March 13, at 5:30 p.m. in the browsing area of Cunningham Memorial Library.

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