Journal of Economic Perspectives Symposium on 2008-09 Bailouts

October 23, 2014 – Ida Noyes Hall; 1212 East 59th Street; Chicago, Illinois

This event brought together researchers from diverse backgrounds to present papers, share ideas, and foster more collaborative research regarding the 2008-09 Bailouts. This was a one-day conference sponsored by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business’ Initiative on Global Markets and is open to University of Chicago faculty only.

The papers from this conference were published in the spring 2015 issue of the journal.


9:30 - 10 a.m. Light Continental Breakfast; 3rd Floor Theater

10 - 11 a.m. GM-Chrysler

Austan Goolsbee; University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Discussant: Anthony Casey; University of Chicago Law School

11 - 11:15 a.m. Break

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. AIG
Robert McDonald; Northwestern University Kellog School of Management
Anna Paulson; Federal Resever Bank of Chicago
Discussant: Arvind Krishnamurthy; Stanford University

12:15 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch; 1st Floor Cloister Club

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Fannie/Freddie
Joseph Tracy; Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Discussant: Amir Sufi; University of Chicago Booth School of Business

2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Break 2:25 - 3:45 p.m. Institutional Constraints

Phillip Swagel; University of Maryland School of Public Policy
Discussant: Randall Kroszner; University of Chicago Booth School of Business

3:45 p.m. Adjournment