The Ethan Allen Institute presents
Sheraton Economic Series 2010
Regulating the Banks:
Lessons from the Recent Crisis
featuring Dr. Meir G. Kohn
Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College
Sheraton Burlington – Emerald Ballroom
Thursday, March 18, 2010 5:00-7:00 pm
An internationally known expert in finance, markets, banking and regulation, Prof. Kohn will autopsy the bodies left from the “Crash of 2008” and answer questions from the audience. His presentation is part of the ongoing Sheraton Economic Series.
Prof. Kohn will also address the regulatory proposals currently before Congress, and look ahead to what those changes are likely to mean for financial markets, banks, brokerages, and the economy as a whole.
Prof. Kohn is the author of three textbooks on financial economics and has taught at Dartmouth College since 1979. He serves on the Academic Advisory Panel of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and has been a consultant to the World Bank, Hebrew University, Bell Communications Research, and the RAND Corporation.
Prof. Kohn was born in the present Czech Republic, raised in the United Kingdom, and educated in Israel and the United States. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and his PhD at MIT.
“An excellent speaker on a crucial economic issue.” – Dr. James F. Gatti, Professor of Finance, UVM College of Business
The Sheraton Economic Series is sponsored by the Ethan Allen Institute, hoisted by the Sheraton Burlington Conference Center, and cosponsored by the Vermont Economy Newsletter, Vermont Business Magazine, Vermont Tiger, and the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Reservations not necessary – no admission charge