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Economic Symposium: What's Ahead in 2015
November 12, 2014
Economic Symposium 2014


On November 12, 2014, Dr. Todd Yarbrough, Assistant Professor of Economics at Aquinas College, was joined by economics professors from Calvin College, Cornerstone University, and Hope College for the 2014 Economic Symposium hosted by Aquinas. The panelists serving with Dr. Yarbrough - Dr. Brad Stamm, Dr. John Lunn, and Dr. Adel Abadeer - provided their insights on where the economy has been and where it is headed for 2015. Dr. Stephen Barrows served as moderator for the event, which is sponsored annually by the Lighthouse Group and hosted on a rotating basis by the participating colleges


Economic Symposium: What's Ahead in 2014
November 5, 2013
Economic Symposium Economic Symposium

Department of Economics faculty member Stephen Barrows joined three other professors from area colleges to serve as a panelist in the Third Annual Economic Symposium at Calvin College in Grand Rapids. The panelists discussed the state of the U.S. economy and provided insight into where the economy might be headed in 2014. Professor Barrows made remarks on the U.S. labor market and responded to a series of questions on wages, the federal budget, and economic growth. Next year's Economic Symposium will be hosted by Aquinas College.

Did you know...
  • AQ economics graduates are currently working in the fields of government, banking, financial markets, and business.
  • One of our AQ economic graduates, Elizabeth A. Nickels, is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Herman Miller, Inc.
In addition to a firm base of factual and theoretical knowledge, the AQ economics major provides the extensive training in analytic and problem-solving skills. This background is ideal for many career fields including:
  • Banking
  • Business Management
  • Financial Advising
  • Government Agencies
  • International Business
  • Law
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Teaching