Alumni

The Economic Outlook for 2012

Univ of Chicago Alumni Club of NE Ohio

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Northern Ohio

March 21, 2012: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Join alumni, parents, and friends for a unique discussion of the economic outlook for 2012 and beyond featuring Professor Robert Z. Aliber, professor emeritus of international economics and finance at University of Chicago Booth School of Business.  joins Cleveland economists for an in-depth panel discussion of the economic climate today and what it means for the country and the world in the next decade.

Where

City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio

Event Details

Professor Robert Z. Aliber, professor emeritus of international economics and finance at University of Chicago Booth School of Business joins Cleveland economists for an in-depth panel discussion of the economic climate today and what it means for the country and the world in the next decade. Copies of Professor Aliber's book, Manias, Panics and Crashes: A History of Financial Crisis, 6th Edition, will be available for purchase. This event is produced in conjunction with the City Club of Cleveland. The City Club has been on the forefront of free speech in the US since its establishment in 1912. Limited seating available; RSVP required.

Cost

$15/person for alumni and their guests.

Registration

Register Online
Register By Phone: 888-CC-FORUM (888-223-6786)

Please mention your University of Chicago/Chicago Booth affiliation when registering to receive the member discount rate.

Deadline: 3/20/2012

Program

11:30 AM-12:00 PM: Registration

12:00 PM-12:30 PM: Lunch

12:30 PM-1:30 PM: Panel Discussion and Q&A

Speaker Profiles

Michael Coxon (Moderator) '00
Senior Practice Expert, McKinsey & Company

Michael Coxon, MBA'00, Senior Practice Expert at McKinsey & Company a global management consulting firm and trusted advisor to the world's leading businesses, governments, and institutions.

Mike is a leader of McKinsey's Operations Practice in the Americas, and serves clients in industrial, high-tech, and transportation sectors across a range of topics including operations strategy, footprint and supply chain optimization, organizational capability building, and leadership development.

Professor Robert Z. Aliber (Panelist)
Professor Emeritus, International Economics and Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Professor Robert Z. Aliber, Professor Emeritus, International Economics and Finance at University of Chicago Booth School of Business has written extensively about exchange rates, and international financial and banking relationships and policy problems. Publications include The Reconstruction of International Monetary Arrangements (ed., Macmillan, 1986), The Handbook of International Financial Management (ed. Dow Jones Irwin, 1989),. and Global Portfolios (co-editor, Business One Irwin, 1991). He is a co-author of Money, Banking, and the Economy (Norton, First Edition, 1981, Fourth Edition 1990). His latest book, Manias, Panics, and Crashes, published this fall, was selected as one of the best investment books of all time by the Financial Times.

Charles Upton (Panelist)
Professor Emeritus of Economics, Kent State Univ, frmr Chicago Booth Faculty

Charles Upton, Professor Emeritus of Economics at Kent State University received his BA from Rice University and his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University. He was previously dean of the college of Business at Kent State University and also taught at the University of Chicago and Rutgers University. He is the co-author of three books, and his research has appeared in a number of journals, including the Journal of Political Economy and the Journal of Finance.

Mark Schweitzer (Panelist) '86
Senior Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Mark Schweitzer, AB'86, Senior Vice President and Director of Research for the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland leads the Bank's Research Department, setting the direction for economic research, selecting and developing staff, and briefing the Bank president prior to meetings of the Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve System. Dr. Schweitzer's own research has focused on the macroeconomic impact of labor market developments and the identification of factors contributing to regional economic growth.

Questions

Earl Franklin, AB'65 
Univ of Chicago Alumni Club of NE Ohio volunteers
n/a

Other Information

opies of Professor Aliber's book, Manias, Panics and Crashes: A History of Financial Crisis, 6th Edition, will be available for purchase.  

The City Club has been on the forefront of free speech in the US since its establishment in 1912. Limited seating available; RSVP required.  Lunch is included in this program. Register directly with the City Club online at cityclub.org or by phone: 216.621.0082. Mention your Booth affiliation for the member discount.

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