Global Financial Market Turmoil: A Panel Discussion

Thursday, October 2, 2008, noon-1.45 pm
Booth Auditorium, UC Berkeley School of Law

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The program was free and open to the public

A panel of distinguished scholars from UC Berkeley analyzed how the financial market meltdown in the Fall of 2008 occurred, evaluated the government’s response, and explained its impact on American households and global markets.

Panelists:

George A. Akerlof (Moderator)
Koshland Professor of Economics
2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics

J. Bradford DeLong
Professor of Economics
Department of Economics

Aaron Edlin
Richard W. Jennings Professor of Law
Professor of Law & Economics

Barry Eichengreen
George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics
Professor of Economics & Political Science

John Quigley
Interim Dean, Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy
I. Donald Terner Distinguished Professor of Economics, Public Policy and Business

Nancy Wallace
Professor, Haas School of Business
Co-Chair, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics

Co-sponsored by the Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy and the IGS Center on Institutions & Governance