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McCoy College hosting Perryman Economic Conference

Date released: 11/15/04

SAN MARCOS —The McCoy College of Business Administration at Texas State University-San Marcos, in conjunction with the Greater San Marcos Economic Development Council and the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce, is hosting the Perryman Economic Conference and Breakfast at 7:45 a.m. on Dec. 9.

The breakfast will be held at the San Marcos Activity Center. Sponsors of the event are Balcones Bank, the Maurice Erickson Lectureship and the Texas State Small Business Development Center.

Dr. Ray M. Perryman, a recent nominee for the Nobel Prize in Economics, is the founder and president of the Perryman Group, an economic and financial analysis firm headquartered in Waco. He is widely regarded as one of the world’s most influential and innovative economists. His thousands of academic and trade articles and presentations span a wide variety of topics, gaining him international respect and acclaim. Perryman also publishes a subscription forecasting service, two monthly newsletters, writes a syndicated newspaper column, hosts a daily radio commentary and appears regularly on National Public Radio. For this conference his emphasis will be on making an economic forecast for the San Marcos and San Antonio areas.

Individual tickets are $20 and a table for eight is $200. To make reservations please call the McCoy College of Business Administration at (512) 245-3926.