President Trump’s aluminum and steel tariff proposal took policy makers and businesses by surprise. The impacts of tariffs will ripple through the broader economy, resulting in consequences for many states and industries even if they are not directly affected.
REMI cordially invites you to our luncheon presentation in Richmond, Virginia on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. when REMI Economist Peter Evangelakis, Ph.D. will explore the use of dynamic economic modeling in evaluating the regional impacts of trade policies.
For this presentation, Dr. Evangelakis will discuss approaches for using the REMI model to evaluate the total economic benefits and costs of tariffs, and how to analyze the implications on the national and state level. Taking a closer look at one example of economic impact analysis, he will consider a report by NERA Economic Consulting, which estimated outcomes from a 7 percent across-the-board tariff on aluminum imports using the REMI model.
We’re offering this event free of charge, and lunch will be provided. We do ask that you register in advance. If you would like to attend this event, please email Alexander Arthen-Cheyne at firstname.lastname@example.org, contact us by phone at (413)549-1169, or fill out the registration page for this event.REGISTER FOR THIS LUNCHEON [menu_3_description] => Array (  => Array ( [speakers_name] => Peter Evangelakis, Ph.D. [speakers_designation] => REMI [speakers_image] => Array ( [ID] => 1779 [id] => 1779 [title] => peter-img [filename] => peter-img.jpg [filesize] => 43218 [url] => https://www.remi.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/peter-img.jpg [link] => https://www.remi.com/?attachment_id=1779 [alt] => [author] => 2 [description] => [caption] => [name] => peter-img [status] => inherit [uploaded_to] => 1770 [date] => 2018-01-09 09:25:01 [modified] => 2019-01-02 17:33:01 [menu_order] => 0 [mime_type] => image/jpeg [type] => image [subtype] => jpeg [icon] => https://www.remi.com/wp-includes/images/media/default.png [width] => 246 [height] => 329 [sizes] => Array ( [thumbnail] => https://www.remi.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/peter-img-150x150.jpg [thumbnail-width] => 150 [thumbnail-height] => 150 [medium] => https://www.remi.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/peter-img-224x300.jpg [medium-width] => 224 [medium-height] => 300 [medium_large] => https://www.remi.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/peter-img.jpg [medium_large-width] => 246 [medium_large-height] => 329 [large] => https://www.remi.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/peter-img.jpg [large-width] => 246 [large-height] => 329 [1536x1536] => https://www.remi.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/peter-img.jpg [1536x1536-width] => 246 [1536x1536-height] => 329 [2048x2048] => https://www.remi.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/peter-img.jpg [2048x2048-width] => 246 [2048x2048-height] => 329 ) ) [speakers_description] =>
Peter Evangelakis, Ph.D. is an Economist at REMI. Since joining REMI in September 2017, he has assisted clients in planning and conducting economic analysis using the REMI model, contributed to the firm’s business development efforts, and prepared and presented in-person and online seminars on topics such as Amazon HQ 2.0 and innovation in transportation.
Prior to starting at REMI, Dr. Evangelakis taught undergraduate Intermediate Microeconomics as a lecturer at the University of Chicago. He is an experienced economic researcher and analyst; highlights of his work include measuring the effects of climate change on mortality and electricity usage and estimating air quality effects of the NOx Budget Program. Dr. Evangelakis has written papers analyzing the effects of Florida property tax reform and the non-pecuniary benefits of building a professional sports stadium. He also served as an intern at The Washington Economics Group, Inc., and The Human Services Coalition of Miami-Dade County.
Dr. Evangelakis holds Ph.D. and Master’s degrees in Economics from University of Chicago and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Mathematics from Swarthmore College.
House of Delegates Room
901 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Parking available for $10/hr.
Thank you for your interest in REMI. Your registration is confirmed for our luncheon “Tariffs and the Economy” on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018. I have attached the agenda which includes the location details for reference.
The event will take place from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at The Commonwealth, House of Delegates Room on 901 Bank St., Richmond, VA 23219.
We will call a day or so before the event to confirm your attendance and to see if you have any questions. Please feel free to share the invitation with any other staff or colleagues who may be interested.
We look forward to seeing you in Richmond!