Audio of the Hyman P. Minsky Conference on the State of the U.S. and World Economies

Over at the Jerome T. Levy Economics Institute:

The focus of this year’s conference was the current economic and financial crisis in the United States and its effects on the world economy. Topics included the causes and consequences of the “Minsky moment”; the impact of the credit crunch on the economic and financial market outlook; dislocations and policy options; margins of safety, systemic risk, and the American subprime mortgage market; financial markets regulation-reregulation; the inefficiency of computer-driven markets; currency market fluctuations; and exchange rate misalignment.

The conference was held April 17–18, 2008, at the Levy Institute’s research and conference center at Blithewood, on the campus of Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.



Welcome and Session 1  Speaker: Paul McCulley Session 2  Session 3      Speaker: Edward Chancellor   Speaker: James K. Galbraith  Speaker: Robert Barbera Session 4 Speaker: Maurice Hinchey                                                                                                                                                             


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