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Elections 2004: Political Forecasts, Economic Consequences


Tom Campbell and Bruce Cain will provide a survey of the country and the state from both an economic and political perspective, making predictions and explanations for near-term business and political trends. They will then apply those conclusions to the issue of electoral politics, trying to make predictions on the outcome of the presidential and congressional elections. Tom believes politics influences economics, and economics dominates politics. Bruce believes economics influences politics, and politics dominates economics. Both will explain why theirs is the better view.

Dates and Locations

Los Angeles

May 3, 2004
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Santa Ana

May 4, 2004
Renaissance Gallery, Santa Ana Performing Arts & Event Center


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Tom Campbell

Campbell served as Dean of the Fowler School of Law from 2011 to 2016. He came to Chapman in January 2009 as a visiting Presidential Fellow and Fletcher Jones Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law. Prior to joining Chapman, he was the Bank of America Dean and Professor of Business from 2002 to 20…

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Bruce Cain

Cain is Heller Professor of Political Science in the Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science, director of the UC Washington Center, and co-director of the Cal Class of ’68 Center on Civility and Democratic Engagement. A member of the Berkeley faculty since 1989, he has served as …

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