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10-22-1997

Clarkson University's Atesoglu To Speak At Fulbright Meeting

Potsdam, N.Y. — The Northern New York Chapter of the Fulbright Association will hold its fall meeting on November 6 at the 8th Floor Lounge of Raymond Hall on the SUNY Potsdam campus.

H. Sonmez Atesoglu, professor of economics at Clarkson University, will present on the topic: "A Fulbrighter's Reflections on Germany."

A business meeting for all Fulbright Chapter members will take place at 6:30 p.m. and the presentation by Professor Atesoglu will begin at 7:00 p.m.  The presentation is free and open to the public.  Further information can be obtained by contacting Bill Herman (315) 267‑2610.

H. Sonmez Atesoglu earned his B.S. in economics and statistics from Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey, and holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the University of Pittsburgh. Previously, he was employed as an economist at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C. During 1987-88, Atesoglu held a Fulbright Research Grant at the Institute of World Economics in Kiel, Germany.

Atesoglu teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on money and banking, macroeconomics, international economics, and econometrics. His research focuses on the effects of balance of payments and defense spending on economic growth. His research can be found in scholarly journals, including Applied Economics and Journal of Post Keynesian Economics. Atesoglu has also written two entries forthcoming in the Encyclopedia of Political Economy. He is a member of the American Economics Association.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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