The current financial crises in North America and Western Europe have raised fears that we could be headed for the next Great Depression. Is it possible to keep history from repeating itself by looking at today's global economic crisis through the lens of hindsight? What lessons can be learned from comparing and contrasting the depressions of the 20th century including those occurring in Latin America in the 1980s, or Japan in the 1990s? Join a distinguished professor of economics and adviser to the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis for a timely discussion of the critical financial depressions of the past century and the lessons that can be gleaned from them for today.
Event Id: 186278, , 08/09/2012 - 08/09/2012, Continuing Ed & Conference Ctr, Room 83 - 1890 Buford Ave, St Paul, M