Experts available to discuss rising oil prices

The New York Times reports that the continuing political unrest in the Middle East, and Libya in particular, has seen a rise in oil prices. The following Boston Univesity experts are available to offer commentary, analysis and insight on the impact of rising oil prices to the U.S. economy and gas prices.

MWilliams1Mark Williams, Executive-in residence/Master Lecturer in Finance and Economics in BU’s School of Management; Expert in risk management in the global banking, financial & energy markets

Contact 617-358-2789,

kaufmannRobert Kaufmann, Professor in the Dept. of Geography & Environment; Expert in world oil markets

Contact 617-353-3940,