The Penn and Wharton Alumni Club of Singapore is delighted to have Dr. John Silvia present his views of the current state of the regional and global economy. A frequent contributor to CNBC and to Bloomberg, Dr. Silvia is known for his candor, so we expect a lively and candid discussion. Food and drinks will be provided after the event. Space is limited, so please register as soon possible. If you have any questions, please contact: [email protected]
Cost: Young Penn and Wharton Alumni (Class 2010-2015) - $15; Penn and Wharton Alumni Club of Singapore - $25; Other alumni -$30
Dr. John Silvia joined Wachovia in February 2002 as chief economist for the Bank. Previously, John worked on Capitol Hill as senior economist for the U.S. Senate Joint Economic Committee and chief economist for the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee. Prior to that, he was chief economist of Kemper Funds and managing director of Scudder Kemper Investments, Inc. John holds a B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from Northeastern University in Boston, and a Master's degree in economics from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. John serves as a member of the Blue Chip Panel of Economic Forecasters and also serves on an informal advisory group for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. He is a director of the National Association of Business Economics (NABE).