Hear Statesman economics columnist Ed Lotterman this week in Boise

Ed Lotterman, the former Federal Reserve economist whose column has run in the Statesman for 10 years, will speak Friday, Nov. 20, at the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce’s annual economic summit.

The event is from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. The cost is $35 for chamber members and $45 for nonmembers, and includes breakfast. To register, go to or contact Mike Swain at (208) 472-5212 or

The Statesman also invites readers to meet Lotterman and discuss economics over coffee. Anyone interested may come at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, to the Statesman office at 1200 N. Curtis Road. There is no charge. Please let Business Editor David Staats know by 3 p.m. Wednesday if you plan to attend: (208) 377-6417 (leave a message), or @DavidStaats.