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World Affairs Council Presents Fixing Global Finance -- with Martin Wolf
Date Wednesday February 18
Time 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel
609 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorMary Dolan
Described by former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers as "the world's preeminent financial journalist," Martin Wolf explains what has happened to the global financial order, what can be done to avoid the shocks of global finance, and how to fix it. Martin Wolf predicted the current financial turmoil. Wolf will discuss the links between the microeconomics of finance and the macroeconomics of the balance of payments, demonstrating how the subprime lending crisis in the United States fits into a pattern that includes the economic shocks of 1997, 1998, and early 1999 in Latin America, Russia, and Asia.

Check in: 6:00 PM; Program: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Council Members: $20; Marines' Memorial Members: $20; Sustaining Member/Donor Circle: $20; Each Guest with Sustaining Member/Donor Circle: $20; Nonmembers: $35

For more information and to register, visit the Council's website, call 415-293-4600, or email info [at] wacsf.org.
Added to the calendar on Saturday Jan 31st, 2009 2:26 PM

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