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Talk Topic: Arnold's Economic Plan

UC Riverside Economic Forecaster to Speak On Schwarzenegger’s Economic Plan

Michael Bazdarich, Director of UCR Forecasting Center To Talk About Governor-Elect’s Approach to California’s Economic Woes

(November 7, 2003)

Michael Bazdarich

Michael Bazdarich

RIVERSIDE, Calif. —— Michael Bazdarich, director of the UCR Forecasting Center at the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, will speak at the UC Riverside Planned Giving Advisory Board for Southwest Riverside County, from noon to 1:30 p.m., Thursday Nov. 13, at the UC Riverside Extension Center, 27919 Jefferson St., Suite 104, Temecula.

His topic is “California Economy Cracked but not Broken, Needs ‘Total Recall’ from Arnold.” Bazdarich also owns MB Ecomomics, a consulting firm, which provides financial and market forecasting and advisory services to major financial institutions, investment managers and industrial corporations.

Ralph Bender, MBA, Financial Consultant, Linsco Private Ledger, will chair the meeting with an agenda that will also include a discussion on the area real estate market and making gifts of real estate to charitable organizations.
All those who are interested in Financial and Estate planning are invited to attend by calling (909) 787-4104 by November 11. Lunch will be provided.

The University of California, Riverside Planned Giving Advisory Board consists of community leaders, and financial and estate planning professionals. Its purpose is:

  • To provide advice and counsel to the gift planning program at The University of California, Riverside.

  • To provide a forum for discussing current issues in estate planning and creative gift planning.

  • To learn about the highlights of The University’s academic, research and community programs through brief and timely presentations by deans, faculty, and administrative leadership at quarterly meetings.

  • To be an advocate for UC Riverside in the community and, when appropriate, to suggest UC Riverside as a possible beneficiary of a charitable gift.


    The University of California, Riverside ( is a doctoral research university, a living laboratory for groundbreaking exploration of issues critical to Inland Southern California, the state and communities around the world. Reflecting California's diverse culture, UCR's enrollment has exceeded 21,000 students. The campus opened a medical school in 2013 and has reached the heart of the Coachella Valley by way of the UCR Palm Desert Center. The campus has an annual statewide economic impact of more than $1 billion.

    A broadcast studio with fiber cable to the AT&T Hollywood hub is available for live or taped interviews. UCR also has ISDN for radio interviews. To learn more, call (951) UCR-NEWS.

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