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7th Annual Breakfast with an Economist! Saturday, October 28, 2017 7:00-9:00 a.m.

Tucson October 28th, 2017

Join Us for Breakfast with Gerry!
October 28, 2017
7:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Gerry’s Talk: “Are Old School Economic Measurements Out of Date?”


The Thomas R. Brown Foundation proudly presents an annual and favorite event for teachers, especially those teaching economics, AP Economics, U.S. government or social studies, who want to gain valuable insight about the current U.S. economy. On Saturday, October 28, 2017, you will have the opportunity to hear the latest data and assessment of the economy from our favorite economist. University of Arizona professor emeritus Dr. Gerry Swanson will join us for a delicious breakfast at a lovely Tucson hotel, where he will provide teachers with his perspective on the current state of the economy, using his usual humor, insight and keen knowledge of principles economics. Gerry will discuss traditional economic measurements, and why they may not work the way we were taught 20 or 30 years ago. Following his presentation, Dr. Swanson will allow time for questions from teachers.

Join us for a “free” breakfast with Gerry! This event fills up fast, so reserve your spot now!

Note: Because this is a short program, we cannot offer mileage reimbursement for those traveling from outside Pima County. The breakfast is a hot buffet-style meal, and thus we cannot take special orders based on dietary restrictions. However, we do our best to ensure a wide variety of foods from which you may choose.



Registration for October 28th, 2017

We do our best to accommodate as many teachers as possible at our workshops. However, please understand that when the demand for workshops significantly exceeds the supply of seats, admission will be selective on the basis of (1) proximity to southern Arizona; and (2) teachers who are teaching subjects closest to the workshop topic.
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