Alumni

An Evening with Professor Robert Aliber

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Seattle

May 30, 2012: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Please join the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Alumni Club of Seattle in welcoming Professor Aliber as he gives his economic insights. Aliber is professor emeritus of international economics and finance at the Booth School of Business. He has written extensively about exchange rates, international financial, banking relationships and policy problems.

Where

Meridian Capital, LLC
Suite 1209
1809 Seventh Avenue
Seattle, Washington

Cost

$20 per person online

$35 per person with a copy of the book, "Manias, Panics, and Crashes"

$25 per person at the door / $45 with the book

Registration

Register Online

Cocktails and appetizers (by Blue Acre Seafood) will be served.

Deadline: 5/29/2012

Program

5:30 PM-7:00 PM: Networking reception

7:00 PM-7:30 PM: Presentation

7:30 PM-8:00 PM: Q & A

Speaker Profiles

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

Bob Aliber received a Ph.D degree from Yale University in 1962 and a 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. His publications include The New International Money Game, The Multinational Paradigm was published in 1991, he brought out the fifth edition of Manias, Panics, and Crashes in 2005; the previous editions were authored by Charles P. Kindleberger—the sixth edition was released in 2011. In the early 1980s, he wrote a book on personal finance, Your Money and Your Life; a much more comprehensive book on personal finance. He is the co-editor of a collection of papers and reports that were published prior to the Iceland's financial crisis.

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

Questions

Nick Waltner, '90 

206.972.1456

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