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Webinar: Economics of Poverty

  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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This webinar takes a look at the changes in poverty over the last two hundred years and across two hundred countries. It identifies how open trade, property rights, and limited government has contributed to the marked progress on reducing poverty over recent decades.

Presenter: Tawni Hunt Ferrarini, Plaster Professor of Economic Education, Lindenwood University

Dr. Ferrarini is the Robert W. Plaster Professor for Economic Education at Lindenwood University and is nationally active in promoting the advancement of economic and financial literacy across the United States and around the globe. She served as the 2015 President for the National Association of Economic Educators and is known widely for her research on successfully integrating technology trends into high school and college spaces. Accolades include receiving a distinguished faculty award at Northern Michigan University and serving as a distinguished scholar on the board of the Council for Economic Education – Japan. Dr. Ferrarini has a BA in Mathematics from Southern Illinois University and a PhD in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis.

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