Kamran Afshar

Finance
10:46 am
Fri May 2, 2014

The Federal Reserve's Influence on the Economy on Economic Pulse

How does the Federal Reserve influence the economy?

Dr. Afshar explores what the Federal Reserve is, how it affects banks and businesses, and the specific tools it uses to influence the economy.  

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Education
11:13 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Promise Neighborhood on Lehigh Valley Discourse

Although public education is available to all youth, the preparation of youngsters to start school varies widely.   Some of the children may be enrolled in a formal Pre-K program; some may have engaged families or extended families.  But what if they don’t?  How can the child without those experiences adapt and excel?  One answer that is locally being explored is Promise Neighborhoods.  Join host Sally Handlon as she explores this new approach with guests Edward Meehan and Dr. Kamran Afshar. (Original air date, July 18, 2013.)

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