Perspectives on the Financial Crisis- Day 1
A Conference Sponsored by the Economics Program, the Economics Studies Group and the Graduate Center
The collapse of Lehman Brothers on September 2008 marked the beginning of one of the most important crises of our era. The Economics Program and the Economics Studies Group are bringing experts and speakers who will discuss the nature of the crisis, the response to it and how to prepare for the next crisis.
11:30 – Introduction to the Conference by Merih Uctum
11:40–1:30 – Monetary Policy and its Impact
- Richard W. Fisher – Former President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Senior Advisor to Barclays
- Jeffrey D. Sachs (video) – University Professor at Columbia University, Senior UN Advisor