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The Economic Crisis: Causes, Consequences, and What’s Next

I’ll be joining Frank Partnoy and Robert Brenner at a conference at UCLA tomorrow afternoon. I gave a preview in an interview on KPFK’s Beneath the Surface with Suzi Weissman; you can listen to it here: http://archive.kpfk.org/index.php. It is the Friday Feb 22 show.

Details of the conference are contained on this flyer:

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Speakers will consider the origins and results of the ongoing global economic crisis. They will give special attention to the rise of finance and the role of financial markets and institutions in its onset, spread, and ultimate consequences. How has the meltdown of Wall Street, its bailout by government, and its apparent recovery affected the macro-economy and the future of finance itself? Are the great banks and other leading financial institutions now more or less likely to experience new meltdowns in the foreseeable future? Will the real economy see a new surge of growth, continuing stagnation, or renewed crisis? These are only some of the issues that will be addressed at this colloquium.

For more information call Center for Social Theory and Comparative History (310) 206-5675 or email: mertes@ucla.edu

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