Impact of Monetary Policy and Gas Prices on Small Business Discussed at Policy Briefing Breakfast hosted by The Hill

May 15, 2012, 17:13 ET from The Hill

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, May 16, The Hill newspaper will host a policy breakfast discussing the impact of monetary policy and gas prices on US Small Businesses. Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) will make remarks.

The event's sponsor, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBEC), will release a new report, "Monetary Policy, Gas Prices and the Impact on Small Businesses," by Louisiana State University Endowed Chair of Banking and nationally-renowned economist Joseph R. Mason, also speaking at the event.   

Event schedule and participants include:

  • 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Registration
  • 8:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks by The Hill Editor-in-Chief Hugo Gurdon
  • 8:35 a.m. Remarks by SBEC President and CEO Karen Kerrigan
  • 8:40 a.m. Remarks by Rep. Tom Price (R-GA)
  • 9:00 a.m. Experts Panel (moderated by Ian Swanson, The Hill's Economy Columnist)
    • Joseph R. Mason, Moyse/LBA Chair of Banking at the Ourso School of Business at Louisiana State University and a Senior Fellow at the Wharton School
    • Raymond J. Keating, Chief Economist, SBEC
  • 9:15 a.m.  Audience Q&A
  • 9:30 a.m. Adjourn

Wed., May 16, 2012
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Program

Liaison Capitol Hill
415 New Jersey Ave NW
Metropolitan Ballroom

This event will also be livestreamed on -- #taxonsmallbiz