Conference tackles U.S. financial crisis
Posted March 19, 2009; 09:33 a.m.
Economic and policy experts will explore "The U.S.A. Financial Crisis: Problems and Solutions" in a conference set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 27, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
Participants will address solutions put forth by the Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan group of experts from the Heritage Foundation, the Brookings Institution and the Peterson Foundation. Speakers will include Alice Rivlin, a senior fellow with the Brookings Institution and former director of the Congressional Budget Office and the Office of Management and Budget, and David Walker, chief executive officer of the Peterson Foundation and the former U.S. comptroller general.
The event is sponsored by the Policy Research Institute for the Region. It is open to the public, but registration is required. More information is available online.