CAFTA Focus of Western Hemispheric Trade Keynote Speaker Series Tonight
The Texas A&M International University 2004-2005 Western Hemispheric
Trade Keynote Speaker Series will continue tonight, focusing on the "The
Case for Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA): Expanding Freedom
in our Hemisphere."
The lecture will take place from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. in the Western Hemispheric
Trade Center, room 111. It is free and open to the public.
Keynote speaker will be Daniel T. Griswold, director of the Cato Institute's
Center for Trade Policy Studies, Washington, D.C. The series is sponsored
by the TAMIU College of Business Administration's Center for the Study
of Western Hemispheric Trade.
Griswold specializes in the economic effects of international trade.
He has been published in The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times,
The Financial Times, and other major publications and has appeared on
C-SPAN, CNN, PBS, the BBC, Fox News, MSNBC and numerous other TV and radio
news and talk shows.
The next lecture will be held Thursday, December 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the
Western Hemispheric Trade Center, room 111.
Leigh B. Boske, associate dean and professor of economics at the University
of Texas at Austin's Lyndon B. Johnson School, will discuss "The
Impact of Evolving Trans-Pacific Trade Patterns and Transportation Corridors
on NAFTA Economies and Distribution Networks."
For more information about any of the lectures in the Series, please
contact Virginia Vincent at 326.2827, visit offices at the Western Hemispheric
Trade Center, room 222D or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
University office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.
Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests
and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information
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