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Professor Jagdish Bhagwati lecture on Thursday, June 11
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 - 3:23pm to Thursday, June 11, 2009 - 9:00pm

Join us for the Third Annual Harold Goodhue Vatter Memorial Lecture presented by the Department of Economics and co-sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Oregon. This year's host is Jagdish Bhagwati, a Professor of Economics and Law at Columbia University and Senior Fellow in International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations.  He is one of the leading international economists and a major contributor to the academic and policy debates on globalization, having served as Economic Policy Adviser to the Director General of GATT (1991-93) and Special Adviser to the United Nations on Globalization.   

The title of his lecture is “Trade Policy at Risk: How President Obama Should Confront Protectionism.

The event will be held on June 11, 2009, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm in Hoffman Hall at Portland University. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information go to

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