Have you wondered about the complexities of the global economy and trade? Join us for this ORICL class where students will learn the basics of trade, deficits, debt and currency markets, and how individuals and the US economy are affected. Further, current topics such as Greece’s debt crisis and issues with the Chinese economy will be explored.
Millicent Taylor is Professor of Economics, Emerita at Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, TN. Previously, she was Interim Dean in the School of Business and Associate Dean Chair of the Business and Economics Department. She has an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and graduate degrees in Economics from The University of Tennessee. She has also taught at Colorado State University at Pueblo and worked as an economic analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency.
Three sessions: Thursdays, 4:00 - 5:10 p.m., February 18, 25; March 3
This class will provide an overview of techniques used to finance large commercial projects including senior debt, equity injection, PILOTs, TIFs, etc.
David Bradshaw is President of the CapitalMark Bank & Trust in Oak Ridge. He was Vice Mayor of Oak Ridge from 1995 to 2001 and served as the city’s Mayor from 2001 to 2007. He holds a BS degree in Industrial Engineering and a MBA, both from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is also active on several non-profit boards in the city and county.
One session: Wednesday, 6:00 - 7:10 p.m., March 30
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