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Posts Tagged ‘Economics’

UA Experts on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

As efforts to address the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico continue, University of Alabama faculty experts are available to comment on areas ranging from petroleum engineering, water quality and ecosystems to the economic impact of the spill and resulting public relations issues.

Let’s Skip Next Year and Jump to 2011, Economically-Speaking

We can’t skip over the coming year, but if we could we would find 2011 a lot better year, economically-speaking, says Ahmad Ijaz, economic analyst at the Center for Business and Economic Research at The University of Alabama.

How Much Will I Spend at the Pump in 2010?

Demand for oil will not recover significantly until the world economy improves, so there will not be supply problems to drive up the price of oil in the coming year, says a University of Alabama engineering professor who closely follows the markets.

Is the Economic Crisis Over? Fed’s Role to be Addressed in UA Economic Outlook Conference

The vice president and associate director of research for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta will address “The Fed and the Post-Crisis Economy” at the Economic Outlook Conference 2010, presented by a University of Alabama center, Thursday, Jan. 14 at the Renaissance Montgomery hotel.

Fed Official to Speak at UA Center’s 2010 Economic Outlook Conference

Thomas Cunningham, vice president and associate director of research for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, will address “The Fed and the Post-Crisis Economy” at the Economic Outlook Conference 2010 on Thursday, Jan. 14 at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel.

2009 Alabama Quality Award Winners Announced; Presentations Dec. 3 at UA

The Alabama Productivity Center and the Alabama Technology Network announces nine organizations as recipients of the 2009 Alabama Quality Award, the state’s highest honor for quality and performance excellence.

DOE Adviser to Keynote UA’s Blackburn Symposium on Energy Crisis, Alternative Fuel Solutions Oct. 30

Dr. Linda Blevins, an adviser for the U.S. Department of Energy and a University of Alabama alumna, will be the keynote speaker for the Gloria and John L. Blackburn Academic Symposium at UA Oct. 30.

UA’s Enders Named to National Academies Security Committee

Dr. Walter Enders, professor at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce, has been named to the Committee on Developing Metrics for the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Research: A Study.

Noted Economist to Keynote UA CBER’s Economic Update Event

Alabama business executives, policymakers and development professionals will have the opportunity to get an updated outlook for the global, U.S., Alabama and Birmingham economies at a new Mid-Year Economic Update event, presented by The University of Alabama’s Center for Business and Economic Research.

UA Professor Helps Middle-Schoolers Become Financially Savvy

The University of Alabama’s College of Human Environmental Sciences will host Camp Cash, a unique and timely summer camp for 20 Alabama middle school students, June 15-26.