World Economic Update

Speakers:
Peter Hooper Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Deutsche Bank Securities
Robert J. Shiller Stanley B. Resor Professor of Economics, Yale University
Stephen S. Roach Chief Economist and Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
Presider:
Daniel K. Tarullo Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Description

What happened in the markets during August? Is the credit squeeze about to ease, or there is more pain to come?  What impact will the financial turmoil of the last month have on the real economy? And what does thisepisode tell us about the stability (or fragility) of contemporary financial markets? This quick-hit edition of the World Economic Update will address these and related questions.

7:45 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 - 9:15 a.m. Meeting

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