You Can Take the Boy Out of Brooklyn, But Not Brooklyn Out of the Boy: The Roots of My Urban Economic Interests

Mike Goldberg has been studying diverse aspects of the economy of cities, their land markets, transportation systems and global competitiveness. In this talk, Mike will connect how these interests arose from growing up and attending school in Brooklyn, New York during the 1940s and 1950s.
  • Mike Goldberg, Commerce and Business, UBC
    Coach House, Green College, UBC

    Tuesday, January 19, 5-6:30 pm, reception to follow
    in the series
    Senior Scholars' Series: The Passions that Drive Academic Life
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  • Mike Goldberg has been studying diverse aspects of the economy of cities, their land markets, transportation systems and global competitiveness. He has also had an increasing focus on the role of Asia in Canada’s in the future of Canada and its cities. While thinking about this research for his talk at Green College, Mike realized that that these interests arose from growing up and attending school in Brooklyn, New York during the 1940s and 1950s. In this session, Mike will sketch out these links and looks forward to deepening them through an active exchange.
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  • Unless otherwise noted, all of our lectures are free to attend and do not require registration.

 

When
January 19th, 2016 5:00 PM   through   6:30 PM
Location
Coach House
6201 Cecil Green Park Rd
Green College, UBC
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada
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