1998 Economic Forecast Conference Scheduled for Oct. 2

Sept. 18, 1997

WACO, Texas - The 1998 Economic Forecast Conference sponsored by Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business and Waco Chamber of Commerce will be held at the Waco Convention Center on Thursday, Oct. 2.

The 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. program will feature seven speakers who will address economic strategies for the coming year. They include Dr. Thomas M. Kelly, professor of economics and director of Baylor's Center for Economic Analysis, who will give the Central Texas forecast; Dr. Steven L. Green, associate professor of economics, who will focus on the national and Texas forecast; and Dr. John L. Pisciotta, associate professor of economics, who will discuss "The Challenge of Public School Finance."

A survey of consumer intentions will be presented by Daniel Palmer of the Waco law firm of Haley & Davis, PC., and the Central Texas business leaders' survey will be given by Rick Wilborn of Allergan, Inc.

Also, Dr. William R. Reichenstein, the Pat and Thomas R. Powers Professor of Investment Management, will discuss "Investment Prospects for 1998." Thomas Pears, chairman of the Waco Chamber of Commerce board of directors, also will be among the program participants.

For reservation information, call Susan Armstrong at Baylor's Department of Economics at (254) 710-2263.

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