Smith Business Close-Up: Summer Gas Prices
Thursday, July 7, 2010, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, July 10, 2010,
7:30 a.m.; Monday, July 11, 2010, 4:30 a.m.
We’ve seen volatility in the prices at the pump this summer. Have we already
hit the peak this summer or should we expect prices to continue to rise?
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s
Robert H. Smith School of Business, Dr. Charles E. Olson talks about the factors
that impact gas prices.
Olson is Professor of the Practice and an expert in public utility economics
and strategy. He is a nationally recognized expert on all aspects of utility
regulation and energy economy. He has testified in several hundred utility cases
in 50 jurisdictions and consulted for more than 100 utilities, industrial
companies, state agencies, trade associations and environmental groups. He
teaches managerial and macroeconomics to MBA students and directs the
undergraduate business honors program at the Smith School.
Smith Business Close-Up is co-produced by the Robert H. Smith School
of Business and Maryland Public Television. The television segment focuses on
the latest thinking in business management, and features in-depth interviews
with Smith School faculty and other members of the school’s community of
Where to Watch
Smith Business Close-Up can be seen bi-weekly on Maryland
Public Television's Your Business and Money. The program airs at 7:30
p.m. on Thursdays and is repeated the following Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on public television stations throughout Maryland and the
Washington, D.C., metropolitan region, including: