• Cocktail and Dinner Party Economics
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  • Dinner Party Economics

Book Launch Success

The book launch for Cocktail Party Economics at the University of Guelph was a great success. It was held in Rozanski Hall Room 101 where around 150 enthusiastic, intelligent-question-asking people created a lively and stimulating discussion. The theme of the evening was: The Importance of Being Earnest: About Economics, Writing and Academic Publishing The panelists included co-authors Evie Adomait and Richard Maranta, Karen Townsen, the developmental editor at Pearson who worked on our book, and Gary Bennett a VP/Editorial Director at Pearson. It was superbly moderated by Lee Friedman and Joshua Leyte-Jammu both students in the Economics Department at U of Guelph. I think we all came away learning a bit more about the value of being educated in Economics, the writing process and the state of publishing in Canada today.  Afterwards there was a Cocktail Party for Faculty and Pearson representatives where we schmoozed and tried to practice what we preached in the book. Check out a few photos Below.      

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