Reservation deadline Tuesday for Boise economic dinner

February 22, 2014 

Two Treasure Valley economists will discuss the economic outlook and problems with the government’s economic policies at a dinner Thursday in Boise.

Brian McGrath and Dwayne Barney will speak at the annual Forecast Dinner of the Chartered Financial Analyst Society of Idaho. They cowrote a book, “Capital as Money,” that contends stimulus” attempts by government have succeeded only in expanding the deficit and placing a growing mortgage on the nation’s future.

McGrath is a former partner in D.B. Fitzpatrick & Co., a Boise investment management firm. Barney is a recently retired professor of finance at Boise State University, where he was chairman of the Department of Marketing and Finance.

The dinner will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Arid Club. The presentations will start after dinner at 7 p.m. The club is at 1137 Boise River Greenbelt, along West River Street south of Ash Street. The cost is $10 for society members, $15 for nonmembers and free for college students. Payment is by check or cash. Each attendee will receive an autographed copy of “Capital as Money.” RSVP by Tuesday to boisestewarts@cableone.net.

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