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SVC CENTER PLANS TALK ON PUBLIC POLICY

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Posted: Friday Mar 9, 2012

March 9, 2012

The Center for Political and Economic Thought at Saint Vincent College, in cooperation with the Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics, and Government, will present a lecture by Dr. Charles Holt, the A. Willis Robertson Professor of Political Economy at the University of Virginia, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14 in the Fred M. Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College. Admission is free and open to the public.

This will be the tenth in the Center's 2011-2012 Government and Political Education Series, and is entitled "Auction Design for Public Policy."

Dr. Holt directs the Thomas Jefferson Center for Political Economy, and is an honorary professor at the University of Amsterdam. He has served as associate editor for the journals Economic Theory and International Journal of Game Theory, and is a founding co-editor of Experimental Economics. Dr. Holt, the author of many scholarly articles, currently serves on the American Economic Association’s Committee on Economic Education. He earned his master of science degree and Ph.D. at Carnegie Mellon University.

For more information, contact Mary Beth McConahey, program manager of the Center for Political and Economic Thought at Saint Vincent College at marybeth.mcconahey@email.stvincent.edu.

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