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Lectures examine health, economy, Feb. 12

Several Princeton faculty members will be among the speakers at a conference on "Health, Economy and the International Community" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Friend Center for Engineering Education.

The conference is sponsored by the Ivy Council, a group of the Ivy League's student government leaders.

Speakers from Princeton will include Robert Finn, former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and a visiting professor in the Department of Near Eastern Studies, and five faculty members from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs: Alan Krueger, Frank von Hippel, Stanley Katz, Adriana Lleras-Muney and Elizabeth Donahue.

Other speakers will include Elizabeth Jones, assistant U.S. secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs; John Nelson, president of the American Medical Association; Tim Ferguson, senior editor of Forbes Magazine; Tina Ravitz, chief coordinating officer of the Institute for International Education; Klaus Lackner, a Columbia University geophysics professor; and Bob May, chairman of HealthSouth.

The event is co-sponsored by the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies and Princeton's Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, among other organizations.

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