UK Experts Offer 2004 Economic Forecast

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The program, which is co-sponsored by The Lane Report and Commerce Lexington Inc., begins at 8:30 a.m., following registration and a continental breakfast. The registration fee is $60.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 22, 2004) -- Experts of the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics will offer their insights on the 2004 economy and the issues affecting the economy at the 2004 Economic Roundtable on Tuesday, Feb. 3, at Lexington’s Radisson Plaza Hotel.

Donald J. Mullineaux, the duPont Endowed Chair in Banking and Financial Services and director of the School of Management, will discuss the national economic outlook, while the outlook for Kentucky’s economy will be presented by Eric C. Thompson, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research and associate professor of economics. Tom Pope, the Ernest & Young Professor of Accountancy, will discuss 2004’s new tax law developments. In addition, a panel discussion on the Kentucky and Lexington economic outlook will be facilitated by Thompson and will include Brent Ambrose, professor of real estate and director of the Center for Real Estate Studies; Bob Quick, president, CEO and secretary of Commerce Lexington Inc.; and Sylvia Lovely, executive director and CEO of the Kentucky League of Cities.

The program, which is co-sponsored by The Lane Report and Commerce Lexington Inc., begins at 8:30 a.m., following registration and a continental breakfast. The registration fee is $60.

For more information or to register, contact UK’s International Business and Management Center, 245 Gatton College of Business and Economics Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0034, or phone (859) 257-8746 or toll-free (800) 284-6407.


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