Symposium on the Current Economic Crisis

centerforethicsOn Tuesday, April 20, the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics will sponsor a symposium entitled “Economic Crisis: Lessons Learned.”  Panelists will include Roger Tutterow, professor of economics at Mercer University; Alan Essig of the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute; and, C. Richard Long, former professor of economics at Georgia State University.

 The symposium will be held in room 465 in the University Center from 2:30 to 3:45. The forum is free and open to the public and all GSU faculty, staff and students are welcome.

 Want to learn more about the economic crises? The following books are available in the library to get you started:

Magdoff, Fred and Michael D. Yates.  The ABC’s of the Economic Crisis: What Working People Need to Know. New York: Monthly Review Press, 2009.

 Faber, David. And Then the Roof Caved In: How Wall Street’s Greed and Stupidity Brought Capitalism to its Knees. Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2009.

 Osenton, Tom. Boomer Destiny: Leading the U.S. Through the Worst Crisis since the Great Depression. Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2009.

 Additional books can be located using the Library’s Online Catalog, GIL.

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