'The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan'

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
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Speakers

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

Presiders

President, Council on Foreign Relations

Sebastian Mallaby discusses The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan, a new biography of former chairman of the Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan on his lifetime spent grappling with a momentous shift: the transformation of finance from the fixed and regulated system of the post-war era to the free-for-all of the past quarter century.

The CFR Fellows’ Book Launch series highlights new books by CFR fellows. It includes a discussion with the author, cocktail reception, and book signing.

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