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The Global Credit Crunch and the Global Economy: Causes Threats and Opportunities

The financial crisis that has gripped global markets over the last year or so is generating a global economic downturn of a severity not seen since the 1930s. On that occasion, a collapse of credit, trade, production, and living standards was associated with the spread of state intervention and fundamental shift in the political landscape.

Question and Answer Session

11:40 Mon 30 Mar 2009

Panel members answer questions from the audience

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Economics

Herds, Houses and the Crisis - Professor Andrew Oswald

11:40 Mon 30 Mar 2009

Andrew is a Professor of Economics at Warwick. He is one of the pioneers of research into how economic conditions affect the psychology of wellbeing and is a member of the Stiglitz Commission on how to design a new measure of social wellbeing beyond GDP.

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Economics

From Credit Crunch to World Recession - Professor Marcus Miller

11:40 Mon 30 Mar 2009

Marcus is a Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick. He was a research fellow at the Bank of England at the time the crisis unfolded.

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Economics

The Global Financial Crisis: Causes, Threats and Opportunities - Professor Mark Taylor

11:40 Mon 30 Mar 2009

Mark is Professor of International Finance and Macroeconomics Warwick. He is also a former currency trader and IMF Senior Economist, and is currently a Managing Director of Barclays Global Investors. His views do not represent the views of Barclays.

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Economics