Mark your calendar for the May 9th Tepper School New York Alumni Chapter reception and presentation with featured speaker, Dr. Christopher Telmer, Associate Professor of Financial Economics at the Tepper School of Business, who will be visiting the New York Metro area and will be holding a special reception for all Tepper alumni on Thursday, May 9, 2013, 6:30-9:00 p.m. at 55 Broad Street, New York, NY.

Dr. Telmer's presentation is title, "Foreign Exchange Facts and Fictions:  An Update on Recent Research and Current Events in FX Markets."

Chris Telmer, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Financial Economics at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business. His research interests include exchange rate behavior, the effects of labor-market risk on financial markets, time models of bond and currency pricing, and intergenerational mobility. Prior to joining the Tepper School in 1993, he studied at The University of Western Ontario (BA Honors, 1986) and Queen's University at Kingston (PhD, 1992). He has been a visiting scholar in the Federal Reserve System and at universities in Canada, Chile, Japan, Spain and Sweden. He has served as an educational consultant in Japan, The Russian Federation, Spain, Ukraine and on Wall Street. He is currently Associate Editor at the European Economic Review and the Journal of Financial Econometrics. In 1995 he was awarded the Undergraduate Teaching Award, and in 2001 he was awarded the George Leland Bach Award for MBA Teaching, both at the Tepper School of Business. He grew up in the Toronto area and remains an avid supporter of the Maple Leafs.

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