Global Financial & Economic Crisis: What Should the G20 Do?


Wednesday, March 18, 2009; 12:30 – 1:45 pm
Booth Auditorium, UC Berkeley School of Law.

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In April, leaders from the G20 countries that represent 85% of the global economy meet to
develop a coordinated response to the worldwide economic and financial collapse. What
actions can G20 leaders take to stem the tsunami washing over the world economy? How will
these leaders find common solutions to this international disaster? Join our distinguished panel
of UC Berkeley economists to understand these questions and identify answers.

You can learn more about The Group of Twenty (G-20) Finance Ministers and Central Bank
Governors and their upcoming meetings at:

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Moderator, Aaron Edlin, Berkeley Law, UC Berkeley

Barry Eichengreen, Department of Economics, UC Berkeley

Maurice Obstfeld, Department of Economics, UC Berkeley

Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, Department of Economics, UC Berkeley

Andrew Rose, HAAS School of Business, UC Berkeley

The event is being co-sponsored by Berkeley Law’s Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the
Economy (BCLB), the UC Berkeley Center on Institutions and Governance (IGS) and the
HAAS School of Business.

To view the videos from the first two installments of our Financial Markets’ series, “Global
Financial Market Turmoil” and “Good Bank Bad Bank: Increasing credit liquidity,
stemming foreclosures and supporting the economy” please follow this link:

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