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Video Presentations from the Global Economic Crisis: The Untold Stories

December 4, 2008

On November 20th the Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE) convened a panel of distinguished UW-Madison professors who offered different perspectives on the causes, consequences, and potential solutions for the global economic crisis.  Experts from economics, business, law, public affairs, and political science provided insight into the following questions: How did a crisis in the U.S. housing market grow into a full blown global economic crisis? What do these events mean for the global economy, governments, businesses and average people around the world? How might we evaluate proposed solutions here and abroad?

WAGE is pleased to provide links to videos of panelist presentations along with their PowerPoint slides.  All of the below videos are Powered by Sonic Foundry MediaSite.
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Click on a title to link to the desired video. Please note that the presentations are best viewed in Internet Explorer.

Introduction
Alison Alter, Associate Director of the Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE)

Basic Background Information and Overview
Mark J. Ready, Professor of Finance, Investment and Banking

The Securities and Exchange Commission
Darian M. Ibrahim, J.D., Assistant Professor of Law

The World Outside America
Menzie D. Chinn, Professor of Public Affairs and Economics

After the Crisis: Reforming Global Financial Governance
Mark S. Copelovitch, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs

A Historical Perspective
Edward Friedman, Professor of Political Science

Question and Answer Session

View the event program and speaker bios.
Click here to view full news article on this program.

This panel was organized by the Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE).

WAGE would like to thank the following co-sponsors:
Wisconsin School of Business
Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)
Division of International Studies
Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA)
Madison International Trade Association (MITA)
Department of Political Science
Department of Economics
Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Stephen L. Hawk Center for Applied Security Analysis
UW-Madison Law School
Global Studies

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