March 15, 2021 – 12:00pm
Featured speaker at Monday’s Democratic tele-luncheon shall be Elliott Parker, PhD, Economics professor on the College of Nevada-Reno and Nevada’s Second Gentleman.
His presentation, entitled The Covid-19 Recession and Prospects for Restoration, will tackle the present financial downturn within the context of future inflation, unemployment, bankruptcies, financial progress, financial savings charges, and poverty, in addition to revenue and wealth inequality. He will even contact on the state finances at the moment being negotiated on the legislature and the newly enacted 1.9 trillion greenback American Rescue Plan.
Elliott Parker was an Air Pressure brat who earned a Bachelor’s in Enterprise Programs Evaluation from the College of Texas–Arlington in 1983, then left Texas and by no means seemed again. After including a Masters and PhD from the College of Washington, he got here to Nevada to develop into a professor of economics on the College of Nevada-Reno. He has revealed a number of dozen articles in educational journals, and continues to be engaged on growing that quantity. He is additionally authored round six dozen op-ed’s in quite a lot of Nevada newspapers, however studies giving that up for Lent. Hopefully not for good — they make for nice studying!
Prof. Parker is at the moment the economics division chair, and has additionally served as affiliate dean, college director of the Core Curriculum, chair of the school senate, and co-editor of the China Financial Evaluate. He teaches worldwide and comparative economics, and wrote a textbook a pair years in the past on the comparative economics of progress and inequality. Earlier than that, he coauthored a guide on Nevada’s Nice Recession along with his spouse Kate Marshall, Nevada’s present Lieutenant Governor. He was presupposed to spend final Spring on sabbatical in Jap Europe, however the killjoy pandemic minimize that quick. He is at the moment working remotely from residence, and like the remainder of us is desperately trying ahead to experiencing actual human interplay once more. Not less than his canine — a two-year previous Berger Picard named Penny — is joyful.
Sponsored by the Democratic Males’s Committee, this occasion is scheduled for midday on Monday, March 15th, and shall be held on-line through Zoom teleconference because of social distancing restrictions at in-person venues. These wishing to be on distribution for these Zoom hyperlinks ought to electronic mail Wealthy Dunn, Males’s Committee Occasions Coordinator, at [email protected]