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September 8, 1997


Baltimore, MD--UMBC's Department of Economics presents its annual Jack Mullen Lecture featuring a discussion on "The Future of Social Security" by Edward Gramlich, Federal Reserve Board nominee and dean of the University of Michigan's School of Public Policy. The free event will be held at 5:00pm on Monday, September 22 in the Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery.

Recently nominated to serve on the Federal Reserve Board, Gramlich will discuss his views on the future of social security, drawing from his extensive governmental and public policy experience. From 1994 - 1996 he served as Chair of the Quadrennial Advisory Council on Social Security, a group established to examine the actuarial finances of social security and suggest policy changes. In 1986 - 1987, Gramlich was Acting Director of the Congressional Budget Office, a non-partisan Congressional agency charged with analyzing budgets and other policy questions. He has also served on the staff of the Federal Reserve Board and at the Office of Economic Opportunity and the Brookings Institute.

The Department of Economics' Jack Mullen Lecture is an annual event that brings nationally-known scholars to UMBC to discuss contemporary issues in economics.

For more information on the lecture, call the UMBC Department of Economics at 410.455.2160.

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Posted by dwinds1 at September 8, 1997 12:00 AM