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Nobel laureate to speak at NYU Abu Dhabi event

ABU DHABI, December 9, 2018

Nobel Laureate Thomas J Sargent will speak at NYU Abu Dhabi Institute this month,  as part of the institute's 10th anniversary season.
The NYU Abu Dhabi Institute has announced a public programme of events free of charge throughout the month of December.
A visiting NYUAD faculty, Sargent will speak on 'US Tariff and Trade Policies: Then and Now". He will discuss the forces and interests that have determined the US government's trade and tariff policies since 1776. 
Sargent currently teaches a course on quantitative economics at NYU Abu Dhabi. Titled Topics in International and Macroeconomics, this course aims to guide students how to use the power of computing to analyze national economies by developing an understanding of international financial landscapes and discerning valuable monetary information. 
In addition, the institute, in collaboration with the NYUAD Arts Center and the University’s Music Program, is hosting a public Piano Master Class with Artist Yeol Eum Son featuring performances by three NYUAD piano students.
Other talks include: Now Africa!: Contemporary African Women Playwrights and Walking in the Steps of Poets: Courtly Themes in Early Sufism by chairperson and associate professor of Arabic Studies at the American University of Beirut Bilal Orfali.
Established in 2008 as a centre of advanced research, scholarly, and creative activity in Abu Dhabi, NYUAD assembles academics, professionals, and leaders from around the world to its academic conferences and public program to discuss research areas and topics of local and global significance. - TradeArabia News Service

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