Dartmouth economist to speak tonight on the future of financial regulation

first_imgCollapses in the banking sector were a major cause of the current recession. Now Congress is entertaining sweeping proposals for additional banking regulation that may have large effects on Vermont s economy. Prof. Meir Kohn of Dartmouth College will speak on Regulating the Banks: Lessons from the Recent Crisis at the Sheraton Burlington s Emerald Ballroom today, Thursday, March 18, at 5 pm.An internationally known expert in finance, markets, banking and regulation, Prof. Kohn will autopsy the bodies left from the Crash of 2008 and answer questions from the audience. He will also address the regulatory proposals currently before Congress, and look ahead to what those changes are likely to mean for financial markets, banks, brokerages, and the economy as a whole.Prof. Kohn is the author of three textbooks on financial economics and has taught at Dartmouth College since 1979. He was born in the present Czech Republic, raised in the United Kingdom, and educated in Israel and the United States. He earned his bachelor s and master s degrees at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and his PhD at MIT.His presentation is part of the ongoing Sheraton Economic Series, sponsored by the Ethan Allen Institute, hosted by the Sheraton, and cosponsored by the Vermont Economy Newsletter, Vermont Business Magazine, Vermont Tiger, and the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce.The program is open to the public and there is no admission charge.”Meir Kohn is an excellent speaker on a crucial economic issue,” says EAI Chairman James F. Gatti, Professor of Finance, UVM College of Business. I use his textbook in my business school finance classes.Source: Ethan Allen Institute.#####last_img read more

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