McLib Hosts Economic Data 101 February 26th

PADUCAH - McCracken County Public Library (McLib) will host Economic Data 101: Guiding Citizens through the Waves of Confusing Numbers on Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 7-8 pm. 

Led by Dr. Kevin Gericke, Professor, Economics and Leadership, West Kentucky Community and Technical College, this session will help all there better understand how the economy is measured. Take a non-partisan exploration into the economic data that is regularly discussed in the media.
Gericke will introduce you to the macro economic measures of GDP, GNP, unemployment, labor force participation, inflation, consumer confidence, and balance of payments.  Learn how this data is collected, what the data means, and how to interpret the numbers that you see referenced in the media.
Dr. Kevin Gericke is a Professor of Economics and Leadership at West Kentucky Community and Technical College, teaching economics since 1999.
Dr. Gericke has delivered numerous presentations about economics and teaching at national and international conferences, but gains the most joy when he helps an individual better understand their role within the economy.
All programs are free & open to the public
McLib is located at 555 Washington St. in downtown Paducah, across from Dolly McNutt Plaza. 
For more information, call Bobbie Wrinkle 270-442-2510 ext. 119 or Email:

Published 02:00 PM, Thursday Jan. 31, 2019
Updated 10:36 AM, Saturday Feb. 02, 2019


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