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Economic Morality and “Kapitoil”: What Would Adam Smith Think?


Posted By:  Liz Goodrich
Date Posted:  4/14/2011

Timothy DuyDeschutes Public Library is pleased to welcome Timothy Duy, professor of Economics at the University of Oregon for a program on Sunday, April 17 at 2:00 pm in the Brooks Room of the Bend Public Library. During his program, Duy takes a closer look at the economic issues central to the 2011 Novel Idea … Read Together selection “Kapitoil” by author Teddy Wayne. The program is free and open to the public.

Using the works of Adam Smith, the founder of modern economics, Duy will discuss Karim’s experience working for an American financial firm and the opportunities and challenges that confront him as he explores a foreign culture.

Timothy A. Duy, is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Oregon and the Director of the Oregon Economic Forum. He received his B.A. in Economics in 1991 from the University of Puget Sound, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Economics in 1998 from the University of Oregon. Following graduate school, Tim worked in Washington, D.C. for the United States Department of Treasury as an economist in the International Affairs division, and later with the G7 Group—a political and economic consultancy for clients in the financial industry. He is the author of the University of Oregon Index of Economic Indicators, the Central Oregon Business Index, the Lane County Business Index, and the Portland Metro Business Index. Tim has published in the Journal of Economics and Business and is a member of the Oregon Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors.

For more information about this or other library programs, please visit the library website at www.deschuteslibrary.org. People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Liz at 312-1032.

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