RIPEC Announces Mark Zandi to Deliver Keynote Address at 73rd Annual Meeting

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RIPEC Announces Mark Zandi to Deliver Keynote Address at 73rd Annual Meeting

PROVIDENCE (September 2016) – Mark Zandi, Chief Economist and Co-founder of Moody’s Economy.com, will deliver the keynote address at the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council’s (RIPEC) 73rd Annual Meeting.  Dr. Zandi is a respected economist, a trusted adviser to policymakers, and an influential source of economic analysis for businesses, journalists and the public.  He has served as an economic advisor to the Obama administration and Senator John McCain’s presidential campaign, and he frequently testifies before Congress.  He is the author of Financial Shock, a critically acclaimed analysis of the 2008 financial crisis, and the forthcoming Paying the Price, which provides a roadmap for meeting the nation’s daunting fiscal challenges.  Dr. Zandi’s address will cover the economic outlook for the U.S. and the state of Rhode Island.

RIPEC’s 2016 Annual Meeting will be held on Monday, October 17 at the Rhode Island Convention Center.  The cocktail hour will begin at 5:30 pm; dinner will be served at 6:30 pm.  For more information about the event, please contact John Simmons at j_simmons@ripec.com.