Spiegel_photo_2010Mark M. Spiegel, PhD

VICE PRESIDENT OF INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AND DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR PACIFIC BASIN STUDIES AT THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF SAN FRANCISCO OFFERS INSIGHT TO ASIAN ECONOMIES APRIL 11

Chaminade University will feature Mark M. Spiegel, PhD, vice president of International Research and director of the Center for Pacific Basin Studies at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, at its annual Sino-Capitalism Forum on April 11, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Clarence T. C. Ching Conference Center, Chaminade University, Eiben Hall, 3140 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816.  Registration begins at 3:30 p.m. with the talk beginning at 4 p.m. followed by discussion until 5:30 p.m. Open to the public, the lecture is free but seating is limited. Please RSVP at rsvp@chaminade.edu or (808) 735-4816.

Prior to joining the Federal Reserve, Spiegel served as an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at New York University and as a visiting professor in the Economics Department of University of California, Berkeley, as well as a lecturer at the Haas School of Business at U. C. Berkeley and the University of Wisconsin, Madison. In addition, he has served as a consultant at the World Bank and as a visiting scholar at the Bank of Japan. Spiegel has published numerous articles and co-edited books on international financial issues and on economic issues associated with Asian economies.

Funding for the forum has been provided by Bank of Hawaii and the Regent Stanley W. Hong Endowed Fund for Distinguished Asia-Pacific Speakers and Scholars. The event is co-presented by Pacific and Asian Affairs Council.

Celebrating 60 years of educating students for life, service and successful careers, Chaminade University is a Catholic/ Marianist university offering programs of study grounded in the liberal arts with day, evening, online and accelerated courses. A Native Hawaiian serving institution, Chaminade is located at 3140 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816.  For more information, visit www.chaminade.edu or call (808) 735-4711.  ###

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