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- Levy Economics Institute, Bard College
|Dates:||April 17-18, 2008|
|Deadline:||No deadline is listed.|
|Description:||17th Annual Hyman Minsky Conference on the State of the U.S. and World Economies|
|Location:||Annandale-on-Hudson, New York|
|Subject:||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; the rehabilitation of fiscal policy; margins of safety, systemic risk, and the U.S. subprime mortgage market; lessons from earlier times to rehabilitate mortgage financing and the banks; financial markets regulation-reregulation; the inefficiency of computer-driven markets; currency markets fluctuations; and exchange rate misalignment.|