Global Finance Roundtable
January 8, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Shape of 2004 U.S. Economic Growth
Bank of America's S.V.P & Senior Economist Dr. Peter E. Kretzmer
(MBA & PhD from University of Chicago) discusses the likely
composition of U.S. economic growth in 2004, how much job growth
to expect, how long can low interest rates remain, & Fed responses
plus political/election implications.
450 North Cityfront Drive
Map on how to reach Gleacher Center
Business casual to business attire is appropriate. You do not need to be a GSB alum to attend plus guests are also welcome provided everyone registers their attendance in advance.
Dr. Peter E. Kretzmer is a Senior Vice President and Senior Economist for Bank of America. He analyzes developments in the national and world economies, assessing the implications for economic growth, inflation, and the financial markets.
Dr. Kretzmer also forecasts the likely course of monetary and fiscal policy, and conducts research on economic and financial issues. His research and forecasts are used by a wide range of bank clients, the bank's Treasury management group, and traders and salespeople across a wide spectrum of financial products. He joined NationsBanc Capital Markets, Inc. in June 1994, following two years of involvement in the day-to-day implementation of monetary policy by the Open Market Desk at the New York Fed.
From 1986 to 1992, Dr. Kretzmer taught and conducted research as a member of the faculty of the Graduate School of Business Administration of the University of Southern California. He also has served as a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and as a staff economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C. Kretzmer received his MBA and PhD degrees in Economics and Finance from the University of Chicago.