WMU News

Federal Reserve Board member speaks at WMU

Oct. 15, 2002

KALAMAZOO -- Edward M. Gramlich, a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, will speak on the Western Michigan University campus at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16, in Room 3508 of Knauss Hall.

Gramlich, who also is a professor of economics in the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan, will talk about "Benefit-Cost Analysis at the Federal Reserve." The talk is free and open to the public. His visit to campus is part of the Werner Sichel Lecture-Seminar Series, sponsored by WMU's Department of Economics, the College of Arts and Sciences and the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.

A member of the six-person board led by Alan Greenspan, Gramlich also has served as both deputy director and director of the Congressional Budget Office. His term on the Federal Reserve board runs through January 2008.

Media contact: Cheryl Roland, 269 387-8400, cheryl.roland@wmich.edu

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