Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Economics for Real People - Stephen Toplis: Economics and its role in the real world

Well, well, the next meeting of the Auckland Uni Economics Group should see some challenging questions thrown the guest’s way (I hope at least one person asks him about the Broken Window Fallacy).  Here’s the write-up for you:

Stephen Toplis, Head of Research, BNZ
The University of Auckland Economics Group is proud this week to be hosting Stephen Toplis, one of New Zealand’s most well-known economists.
    Stephen is the Head of Research at the BNZ his team providing expert analysis and commentary across most sectors and industries of the New Zealand economy. 
    During this seminar, Stephen will discuss some of the key economic issues facing New Zealand and the world.  What are the economic ideas that should guide us during these volatile and uncertain times? 
    Do not miss this opportunity to hear one of the most engaging and respected speakers in the New Zealand business community.
    Stephen will also be taking your questions at the conclusion of his presentation…

About the speaker:
Stephen Toplis is Head of Research at the BNZ. Previously, he was Chief Economist Deutsche Securities, Chief Economist BT Securities, Chief Economist Doyle Paterson Brown and Chief Economist Fay Richwhite. Stephen has a BSocSci in Computer Science and a Masters in Economics.

About the event:
All welcome.
RSVP: Please register at www.toplis.eventbrite.com

    Date: Thursday, October 17
    Time: 6pm – 7:30pm
    Location: Case Room 4, Level 0, University of Auckland Business School, Grafton Rd
    Parking is available in the basement of the Business School.

We look forward to seeing you there.

PS: This event has been advertised through wider university channels from tomorrow morning, so please register as soon as possible to ensure a space.

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