Brandeis educator to discuss changes in global economy

Bruce Magid
Bruce Magid

Bruce Magid, dean of the Brandeis University International School of Business, will discuss “Not Business as Usual: How Changes in the Global Economy Will Impact Your Lives,” at the Tucson chapter of the Brandeis National Committee’s annual University on Wheels event on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 9:30 a.m. The talk, which will include a continental breakfast, will take place at the Tucson Jewish Community Center.

Magid holds the Martin and Ahuva Gross Chair in Financial Markets and Institutions at Brandeis. He has a Ph.D. from Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Prior to entering academia, Magid was managing director and senior vice president at Bank of America. He also served as senior advisor to the minister of planning of the Republic of Venezuela.

In Tucson, he will address energy and environmental policy relating to climate change, geopolitical tensions and market uncertainty, living with technological devices in an era of less privacy, and how rising health costs influence offshore medical tourism.

The cost of the event is $10. For more information, contact Bertie Levkowitz Herz at 745-5852.