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Economist to Lecture on ‘The Great Recession’

Feb 18, 2010

Dr. Tim FuerstDr. Tim Fuerst, senior advisor to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, will discuss “The Great Recession” in Ohio Northern University’s McIntosh Ballroom on Tuesday, March 23 at 7 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. Ohio Northern’s James F. Dicke College of Business Administration and the Cultural and Special Events Committee are sponsoring the lecture.

In addition to his position at BGSU, Fuerst has been named a senior economic advisor to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. He is among six economists serving as senior economic advisors in the Fourth Federal Reserve District, which includes Ohio, parts of Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Fuerst has provided his expertise on money, financial markets and monetary policy to the bank as a consultant since 1994.

Fuerst has an extensive research history and is frequently cited in other scholars’ published articles. He is among the top four percent of more than 16,000 authors worldwide, according to the Internet Documents in Economics Access Service, which uses Research Papers in Economics Author Services, the largest bibliographic database in economic research.

In 1985, Fuerst received his BSBA in both economics and finance from ONU’s James F. Dicke College of Business Administration. He earned his Ph.D. and master’s degree in economics from the University of Chicago. He joined the BGSU faculty as an assistant professor in 1993 and was promoted to full professor in 2002. He has been honored in both research and teaching by BGSU’s College of Business Administration.