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Last modified: Tuesday, January 7, 2003

Media advisory: IU economists available to discuss Bush economic plan

Editors: President George W. Bush is set to propose a new round of tax cuts in a speech about his economic plan today (Jan. 7) in Chicago. Below is information about two experts at Indiana University who can comment upon the plan. Please feel free to contact them directly using the information provided. For further assistance, contact George Vlahakis at 812-855-0846 or

-- George M. von Furstenberg is the Rudy Professor of Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences at IU Bloomington. A prolific writer and frequent editor, his interests are policy-oriented, broad and international, with an emphasis on open-economy macroeconomics and international finance. He was the inaugural Robert Bendheim Chair in Economic and Financial Policy at Fordham University's Graduate School of Business Administration. He can be reached at 812-855-4764 or at

-- Phillip T. Powell is a clinical associate professor of business economics and public policy in IU's Kelley School of Business at Indianapolis. Powell teaches managerial economics and macroeconomics in the Kelley School's Indianapolis MBA program and its online MBA program. He can be reached at 317-274-8745 or at