Uri Dadush, Senior Associate and Director of the International Economics Program of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, will deliver the final lecture in the Darien community Association’s Academic Lecture Series on Global Issues. His presentation, “The Euro Crisis: Lessons For and From the U.S.,” is scheduled to start at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, 2013, preceded by a reception at 7:30 p.m.
Mr. Dadush focuses on trends in the global economy and is tracing developments in the eurozone crisis. His perspective is strengthened by his public and private sector experience where he led a number of business turnaround situations. He was president and CEO of the Economist Intelligence Unit and Business International, group Vice President, International for Data Resources, Inc. and a consultant with McKinsey and Co.
In the public sector, he served as the World Bank’s director of international trade and before that as director of economic policy. He is the author of four recent books and reports including Juggernaut: How Emerging Markets are Reshaping Globalization. He received his Ph.D. in Business Economics, Harvard University and his M.A. and M.A. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Mr. Dadush will speak in the Garden Wing of the Darien Community Association, located at 274 Middlesex Road, Darien. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $25. For information, please call the DCA at 203-655-9050.