Regional Media Workshop - Economics Made Easy


Tue., August 12, 2008
9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Charlotte Office, Charlotte, N.C.



Hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Journalism and Mass Communication, this 2008 workshop is designed for the Carolina journalist interested in acquiring a deeper understanding of economic concepts and applying that knowledge to cover regional economic and business developments with purpose and perspective.

The workshop will include presentations by — and dialogue with — Richmond Fed research economists and noteworthy veterans from the journalism field, as well as an on-the-record question-and-answer session with Jeffrey M. Lacker, President of the Richmond Fed.



Members of the North Carolina and South Carolina print news media




Speaker Bios

Presentation by John Walter: Incentives and Trade-offs

Presentation by John Weinberg: Macroeconomics

Presentation by Andy Bauer: Data Interpretation

Presentation by Raymond Owens: Richmond Fed Surveys

Presentation by Chris Roush: Covering the Economy

Presentation by Ned Prescott: The Mortgage Market and Foreclosures"

Presentation by Matthew Martin: Regional Mortgage Trends

Presentation by Carl Neely: The Fed's Homeownership & Mortgage Initiatives



Deadline: August 12, 2008

Registration has closed. Thank you for your interest.

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