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"The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy"
Date Tuesday June 07
Time 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Details
312 Sutter St.
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorMarketing & PR
The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy takes the reader on a fascinating, around-the-world journey to reveal the economic and political lessons from the life story of a simple t-shirt. Over five years, business professor Pietra Rivoli traveled from a Texas cotton field to a Chinese factory to a used clothing market in Africa, to investigate compelling questions about the politics, economics, ethics, and history of modern business and globalization.
When: Tuesday, June 7; check-in: 5:30 PM, program: 6:00 PM
What: Young Professionals International Forum. “The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade.”
Who: Pietra Rivoli, Associate Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University
Where: World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., 2nd Floor Conference Room, San Francisco
Admission Costs: Members: FREE; Students w/ ID: $5; Non-members: $15; Co-sponsors: $7
Public Info: (415) 293-4600, http://www.itsyourworld.org
Added to the calendar on Friday May 20th, 2005 2:08 PM

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