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Chief economist for Wells Fargo coming to ETSU April 12

Contributed • Apr 10, 2018 at 9:33 AM

Dr. John Silvia, managing director and chief economist for Wells Fargo, will present “Ten Issues in a Three Percent Economy” on Thursday, April 12.

This free lecture will begin at 1 p.m. at the Millennium Centre and is sponsored by the College of Business and Technology at East Tennessee State University and Wells Fargo.

Silvia, who is frequently seen on national television, is on the Bloomberg Best Forecast list for his forecasts of GDP, the Institute for Supply Management manufacturing index, housing starts, and the unemployment rate. He previously worked on Capitol Hill as a senior economist for the U.S. Senate Joint Economic Committee and chief economist for the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee.

Silvia holds B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from Northeastern University in Boston and has a master’s degree in economics from Brown University. His third book, “Economic Modeling in the Post Great Recession Era,” was published in 2017.

Silvia’s lecture is free and open to the public. Space is limited. RSVP to Kristy Buchanan at buchanankd@etsu.edu or 423-439-5556.

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