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Breakfast Connection: How COVID Affected Houston

October 14, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am


Join us Thursday October 14th for a look on how the 2020 pandemic affected your city.

COVID 19 affected our day-to-day life and slowed down the global economy. New phrases and words abounded such as “self-isolating”, “pandemic”, “quarantine”, “lockdown” and “essential workers”.   Mr. Vollrath, Professor of Economics at the University of Houston will give us insight into how the pandemic affected our community.  

Register today for this timely topic.

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet new people and promote your business, make your next business connection!

Enjoy a hot breakfast while you put your membership to work!  Guests and non-members are always welcome!

Dietrich Vollrath is Professor of Economics at the University of Houston, where he has been since 2005. He has a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan, and a PhD in Economics from Brown University. His research interests are in growth and development, with a focus on structural transformation, agricultural productivity, and urbanization. He has published articles in a number of leading economics journals, and is the co-author (with Charles I. Jones) of a textbook on economic growth, Introduction to Economic Growth. His most recent book is Fully Grown: Why a Stangant Economy is a Sign of Success, on the slowdown in growth in the United States. He teaches courses in economic growth and macroeconomics at the undergraduate and graduate level, and is the author of the Growth Economics Blog, at www.growthecon.com

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Members $20.00 with registration
Walk ins and non-members $25.00.
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