The National Center for Policy Analysis
Fort Worth Speaker's Series
Dr. Robert D. McTeer
Bank of Texas
|WHEN:||April 26, 2012
12:00 - 1:15 PM
|WHERE:||Colonial Country Club
3735 Country Club Circle
Fort Worth, TX 76109
What more can the Fed do to put Americans back to work? Will we ever be able to pay off the national debt? What about the move to replace the dollar as the world's reserve currency? What's the economy's biggest problem and how do we fix it?
Please join us to hear Bob McTeer, former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and Distinguished Fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis, talk about these and other economic issues at this very special luncheon event.
Bob McTeer is a Distinguished Fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), covering macroeconomic issues, including monetary policy, fiscal policy, tax and education policy.
Bob is best known for his 36-year career with the Federal Reserve System, including 14 years as President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and member of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).
As a Fed policymaker, Bob gained a national reputation as an independent voice, or maverick, dissenting from the Alan Greenspan majority twice in 1999 and once in 2002. His outspoken views and plain talk got him the labels "Lone Star Loner" and "The Lonesome Dove." He says he's been called worse.
Bob's free-market views in general and his vigorous support of free-trade in particular, gave the Dallas Fed its reputation during his tenure as "The Free-Enterprise Fed." Bob is a frequent guest on CNBC and also has appeared on CNN, Fox Business channel, Bloomberg TV, and Bloomberg Radio, among others.
In addition to his own blog (http://www.bob-mcteer-blog.com/), Bob also contributes a weekly entry to an economics-focused New York Times blog. He has written numerous opinion pieces for The Wall Street Journal and other publications and has spoken worldwide.
Prior to joining the NCPA in January 2007, Bob served two years as Chancellor of the Texas A&M University System. He serves on the Board of Directors of Guaranty Bank and on the Board of Overseers of the University of Georgia's (UGA) Terry College of Business, where he was named Distinguished Alumnus in 1991. Bob received his Ph.D. in economics from UGA. He is past president of the Association of Private Enterprise Education, a national association of free enterprise scholars and others who advocate market solutions to public policy problems, and a former board member of the National Council on Economic Education. Bob was featured as a Texas Legend in Business in 2004 by the Texas Cable News Network.
Bob's poetry and vignettes are also highly respected, appearing on his blog and other media outlets.
Register online for this special event produced by the NCPA and co-sponsored by Bank of Texas.