The Economic Club of Las Vegas Announces Dr. Allan Meltzer, Globally Renowned Economist, as Guest Speaker at January 23rd Event

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Club's Inaugural Event to Take Place at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas

The Economic Club of Las Vegas (ECLV) has announced that Dr. Allan Meltzer will speak at the Club’s inaugural event on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 5 p.m. at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Tickets are $50 and purchases can be made online at

A professor of Economics and Political Economy at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, Dr. Meltzer is the author of the most comprehensive history of the U.S. Federal Reserve. His speech will provide insight into U.S. monetary policy and its impact on global trends.

“Selecting Dr. Meltzer as our inaugural speaker reflects back to The Economic Club of Las Vegas’ mission to bring nationally known experts to Nevada and to foster dialogue on global economic issues,” said Dr. Stephen Miller, Chair of the ECLV Board of Directors and UNLV Professor of Economics.

“Meltzer is widely considered an expert on and critic of Fed policy, having established and initially chaired the Shadow Open Market Committee. Everyone who attends can look forward to an evening of thought-provoking ideas and networking.”

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About The Economic Club of Las Vegas
The Economic Club of Las Vegas is a non-profit 501 (c) (6), non-partisan organization designed to provide an independent forum for intellectual economic discussion and debate. The Club brings together distinguished leaders of our community to serve on its Board for the purpose of identifying issues, generating ideas, and liaising with nationally (and globally) renowned speakers who may be invited to speak to Club. The Club’s strategic goal is to achieve national recognition, bringing nationally recognized speakers to Las Vegas to share their views, perspectives, and ideas for the future of economic and/or political conditions in the United States.

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