Alumni Programs

World Markets: Insights from the Leading Edge

traveling seminar iconNEW YORK, NY

6-9PM THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2013

Participate in this fast-paced Evergreen seminar exploring the issues in global markets. Member of the Faculty Peter Dorman and Wall Street executive, Brett Redfearn ’87 will facilitate the discussion while Les Purce serves as host for Greeners and friends in the New York area. Register now 

Program Overview

If you’ve ever wondered about the stories behind the big headlines on global markets, this seminar is for you. How do world events impact these markets?  Do government policies make any difference? What are the prospects for a full recovery from 2007-08? Join this discussion to get the inside scoop behind the latest headlines and explore possible ramifications for our nation and our world.

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Seminar Facilitators

Peter Dorman

Peter DormanPeter Dorman has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Massachusetts and teaches political economy, international studies and environmental studies at Evergreen. He has worked for many years as a consultant to the International Labor Organization on international development issues, and authored many articles on economic topics, as well as the book Markets and Mortality, published by Cambridge University Press. His current research centers on child labor, public health and development; he can also be found at EconoSpeak, a popular economics blog, where his posts frequently address controversies in economics and finance. His introductory textbooks on macro and microeconomics will be published next year by Springer.

Brett Redfearn '87
Brett Redfearn

Brett Redfearn is J.P. Morgan Securities’ head of market structure strategy for the Americas within global equities. In this role, Brett examines how technologies, regulations and business trends are changing equities and options trading in the United States, Canada and Latin America. His responsibilities include addressing market structure implications for trading operations; developing policy positions on market issues; managing relationships with markets; and educating clients on market structure developments.

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