University Hosts Pennsylvania Economic Association Annual Conference
The University hosted the Pennsylvania Economic Association’s annual conference in June. The conference was attended by nearly 100 representatives of colleges and universities in Pennsylvania, other states and abroad. The three-day conference included featured addresses by Michael Silva, senior vice president in the Financial Institutions Supervision Group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and Peter Danchak, president of PNC Bank, NEPA Region. Other speakers focused on topics including the housing market, economic development, women and gender economics, taxation, minimum wage and the labor market and more. Standing, from left, are Michael Mensah, Ph.D., dean of the Kania School of Management; Deborah Gougeon, Ph.D., University faculty and vice president of publicity for the Pennsylvania Economic Association; Danchak; and Tracy Miller, Ph.D., of Grove City College, president of the Pennsylvania Economic Association.