SOURCE: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

March 15, 2010 15:43 ET

Kauffman Foundation Economics Bloggers Forum to Be Web Cast Live

Leading Economics, Technology, and Finance Bloggers Discuss Key Policy Issues

KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwire - March 15, 2010) -  Taking their provocative online discussions face to face, leading U.S. economics bloggers are attending the second annual Economics Bloggers Forum at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation on Friday, March 19, 2010. A live web cast of the forum will be available at www.kauffman.org/EconBlogForum from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CDT.

The forum will begin with a keynote address from David Warsh, author of the online economics column Economic Principals, who will discuss his experiences in and assessment of the nascent business of blogging in the context of the evolving print journalism industry. Following the keynote, a series of panel sessions will discuss the Great Recession, global economic development and U.S. fiscal policy, and Stanford economist Paul Romer will address the forum with an original presentation on "Persuasion and Norms." Closing remarks will be provided by Carl Schramm, president and CEO of the Kauffman Foundation.

For a full agenda and to view the web cast, visit www.kauffman.org/EconBlogForum.

About the Kauffman Foundation
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is a private nonpartisan foundation that works to harness the power of entrepreneurship and innovation to grow economies and improve human welfare. Through its research and other initiatives, the Kauffman Foundation aims to open young people's eyes to the possibility of entrepreneurship, promote entrepreneurship education, raise awareness of entrepreneurship-friendly policies, and find alternative pathways for the commercialization of new knowledge and technologies. It also works to prepare students to be innovators, entrepreneurs and skilled workers in the 21st century economy through initiatives designed to improve learning in math, engineering, science and technology. Founded by late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman, the Foundation is based in Kansas City, Mo. and has approximately $2 billion in assets. For more information, visit www.kauffman.org, and follow @kauffmanfdn on Twitter.

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