Economist Thomas Gresik to join local energy forum



Thomas A. Gresik, professor of economics and econometrics at the University of Notre Dame, will participate in an energy forum organized by U.S. Rep. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., * from10to11 a.m.Tuesday (May 29) at theStudebakerNationalMuseum,808 W. Washington St.,South Bend. *

The public forum will feature experts and business leaders discussing energy issues, including record high gas prices, and answering questions from the audience.

A graduate ofNorthwesternUniversity, Gresik earned his masters degree in social sciences from the California Institute of Technology and his doctorate in managerial economics and decision sciences from Northwestern.

Gresik, who formerly taught atWashingtonandPennsylvaniaStateUniversities, currently is researching mechanism design with private information and international tax policy/competition. His studies have been published in top journals such as the Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Public Economics, and International Economic Review . Gresik also is a faculty fellow in Notre Dames Kellogg Institute for International Studies and Center for Applied Mathematics.

* Contact: * _Thomas Gresik, 574-631-9341,

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