University of Chicago Alumni Club 2011 Annual General Meeting
November 8, 2011: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The keynote speaker at the AGM will be Chicago Booth Professor Emeritus of International Economics and Finance Robert Z. Aliber. Prof. Aliber will speak on Turmoil in the Financial Markets: Where Do the Shocks Come From?
All Booth and UChicago alumni residing or visiting Japan are encouraged to attend.
Tokyo American Club
2nd Floor (Washington & Lincoln Rooms)
2-1-2 Azabudai, Minato-ku
Closest subways station is Kamiyacho on the Hibiya Line. Enter the banquet halls entrance and go down the escalator. Take the elevator on the left to the 2nd Floor. Event will be held in the Washington and Lincoln Rooms.
Robert Z. Aliber (Speaker)
Professor Emeritus of International Economics and Finance, Chicago Booth
Robert Z. Aliber is Professor of International Economics and Finance at the Booth Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago emeritus. He has written extensively about currencies, international monetary and banking relationships, and financial crises and the credit bubbles. He brought out the fifth edition of Charles P. Kindleberger's Manias, Panics, and Crashes, (Palgrave, 2005) and the sixth edition in September 2011. The International Money Game (Basic Books, 1972) first appeared in 1972, and the seventh edition was published in 2011 with the title The New International Money Game (Palgrave). Aliber was co-editor of Prelude to the Icelandic Financial Crisis (Palgrave, 2011), Other publications include The Multinational Paradigm (MIT Press, 1993) and a book on personal finance, Your Money and Your Life (Basic Books, 1984). A sequel, Your Money and Your Life (new book under an old title) (Stanford University Press appeared in 2010. He has consulted to numerous organizations including the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund. He has testified before committees of Congress, and lectured extensively in the United States and abroad. He received B.A. from Williams College, a B.A. and an M.A. from Cambridge University, and a Ph.D. from Yale University.