Announcing a new Meetup for Economist readers!
What: TV Pilot -- Should the Government Become More Involved in the Economy?
When: January 26, 2009 6:00 PM
Where: Click the link below to find out!
Meetup Description: You may RSVP here if you wish to let people know you're coming, but YOU MUST ALSO RSVP VIA THE FOUNDATION WEBSITE -- NO EXCEPTIONS:
Smith Family Foundation Websitehttp://www.thesmithfamilyfoundation.org/
The Smith Family Foundation Presents a Television Debate/Talk Show Pilot:
Should the Government Become More Involved in the Economy?
Corporate Bailouts & Federal Economic Stimuli: Preventing a Worse Recession or Doubling Down on Dysfunction?
This will be a special event -- a television pilot on a professional sound stage with a live, studio audience. Please come to help us turn the Smith Family Foundation Debates into a national weekly discussion program!
Charles W. Calomiris, Ph.D.
Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions, Columbia University Graduate School of Business
"How to Prevent Foreclosures"; October, 2008
Jeff Madrick, Ph.D.
Director of policy research at the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School
"Not Tax Cuts Again!"; January, 2009
Eric Maskin, Ph.D.
Winner, 2007 Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences, Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study; Professor, Princeton University's Department of Economics
"Nobel economics winner says market forces flawed"; October, 2007
Jeff Miron, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Economics, Harvard University
"Bankruptcy, not bailout, is the right answer"; September, 2008
Moderated by: Bob Bowdon
Learn more here:http://www.meetup.com/economist/calendar/9605138/