Alumni

Economic Forecast with Professor Robert Aliber: Managing Wealth in Turbulent Times

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Boston

February 10, 2011: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Please join the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Alumni Club of Boston in welcoming Professor Aliber for an insightful economic forecast. He has written extensively about exchange rates and international financial and banking relationships and policy problems. The event will take place at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.


Where

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
600 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts

Cost

Event registration only: $35 per person.

Event registration with a copy of Your Money, Your Life by Robert Aliber: $70 per person

Registration

Register Online
Advance registration is required.

Deadline: 2/9/2011

Program

6:00 PM-7:00 PM: Reception

7:00 PM-7:45 PM: Presentation

7:45 PM-8:30 PM: Q & A

Speaker Profiles

Robert Z. Aliber (Speaker)
Professor Emeritus of International Economics and Finance, Chicago Booth

Bob Aliber  received the Ph.D degree from Yale University in 1962 and Bachelors Degrees from Williams College and Cambridge University. He joined the faculty of the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago in 1965 and retired in 2004 as Professor of International Economics and Finance.  Prior to joining the Chicago faculty, Aliber was Senior Economic Advisor, Agency for International Development, Department of State.

 

Bob was the National Westminster Professor of International Finance at the London Business School in 1978, the Bundesbank Professor at the Free University of Berlin in 1997, and a visiting Professor at the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in the early 1980s and again in 2004; he was also a visiting professor at Brandeis University and at Williams College. Bob was the Houblon-Norman fellow at the Bank of England in 1996. He was the JPMorgan Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin in 2003 and a visiting scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington in 2004.  Aliber has been a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and a consultant to the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund and a various think tanks in Washington and London.

 

Aliber has written extensively about international financial issues, including changes in cross-border capital flows and changes in currency values; and the efficiency of the currency market. Hi publications include The New International Money Game; the seventh edition is scheduled for publication in 2010.   The Multinational Paradigm. was published in 1991, He brought out fifth edition of Manias, Panics, and Crashes in 2005; the previous editions were authored by Charles P. Kindleberger—the sixth edition will be out at the end of 2010  In the early 1980s he wrote a book on personal finance, Your Money and Your Life; a much more comprehensive book on personal finance with the same title is scheduled for publication by Stanford University Press in November  2010. He is the co-editor of a collection of papers and reports that were published prior to the Iceland’s financial crisis—this book will be published in Decemmber 2010. 

 

Bob founded Dorchester Capital Management in 1991, which provides asset management and financial planning services.    


Questions

Haleigh Johnson 
Assistant Director, Alumni Affairs
773.702.9187

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