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to speak on world of work in Kinley Lecture
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. —
Edward C. Prescott, a professor of economics at the University of Minnesota,
will deliver the David Kinley Lecture in Economics on the world of work
at 3 p.m. Friday (March 14) at the University of Illinois College of
Business, 141 Wohlers Hall, 1206 S. Sixth St., Champaign.
lecture, "Why Do Americans Work So Much and Europeans So Little?,"
will discuss the differences in policy that account for different working
and living standards among rich industrialized nations. A leading macroeconomist,
Prescott has focused his recent research on the evolution of international
He is a senior adviser to the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis and
has written or co-written more than 80 journal articles and a book.
The Kinley lecture is sponsored by the department
of economics and College of Business.
It is free and open to the public.