RIT Economics and Public Policy Conference Highlights Student Research

Topics include sustainable transportation and third-world economic development




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Rochester Institute of Technology hosts its third annual Economics and Public Policy Conference from 8:30 a.m. to noon April 23 in the Louise M. Slaughter Building on campus.

The symposium focuses on student research in fiscal policy, third-world economics, alternative energy development and sustainable business and public policy. Topics include an analysis of government subsidies for alternative fuel vehicles and a study on methods used in forecasting terrorist acts.

The event, sponsored by the Department of Economics and the Department of Science Technology and Society/Public Policy, is free and open to the public and presenters will be available for interviews before and after their sessions.

WHAT: Economics and Public Policy Conference

WHO: Student researchers

WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to noon April 23

WHERE: Louise M. Slaughter Building, second floor, RIT Campus