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CHSS Speakers Series: The Financial Crisis of 2008 and What We Have / Have Not Learned From It

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 @ 10:50am


Join Dr. David G. Tarr, a Glassboro State College/Rowan University alumnus from 1965 and consultant and former Lead Economist with the World Bank, as he discusses the financial crisis of 2008 and its continuing impact on the economy.

Dr. Tarr has worked in 30 countries providing advice on a wide range of trade policy issues. Dr. Tarr has authored more than 60 refereed journal articles and has written or edited 14 books or monographs as well as more than 100 other professional papers. His sole-authored journal articles have appeared in journals such as Econometrica, Reviewof Economic Studies, and the Quarterly Journal of Economics. Dr. Tarr is one of the leading experts in computable general equilibrium economic modeling. Presently he is producing a two-volume set of his own collected publications for World Scientific Publishers. He is also writing the Trade Policy Strategic Action Plan for 2013-2017 for the Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation. Dr. Tarr has ongoing projects on trade and the environment in Russia, regional integration agreements in East and Southern Africa, WTO accession in Belarus, and trade policy options for Ukraine.

This event is part of the CHSS Speakers Series and is free and open to Rowan and the surrounding community. It is also an academic enrichment event for the Rowan Seminar Passport Program.

Location: Eynon Ballroom, Chamberlain Student Center

Contact: CHSS Dean's Office
Phone: 856-256-5840