William & Mary School of Business will host a follow-up to the fall 2008 Financial Crisis Forum on Thursday, March 26, 2009. Understanding the Financial Crisis - Part 2 will feature a follow-up discussion about the global financial climate, the stimulus package proposed by President Obama and thoughts for the future.
The discussion begins at 6 p.m. in the auditorium of the Office of Undergraduate Admission and is free and open to the public. This event will also be available in real time on the William & Mary website.
Members of the panel include:
Dick Ash, Clinical Professor Entrepreneurship and Private Equity Entrepreneurship - will provide an investment overview as well as moderate and direct questions from the floor and e-mail to the panelists.
Deborah Hewitt, Clinical Associate Professor Economics & Finance - will explain how the U.S. financial meltdown spread around the globe and why some countries are doing better than others.
John Merrick, Richard S. Reynolds Associate Professor of Business Economics & Finance - will follow up on changes in Treasury and Fed Policy initiatives...including TARP, TALF, and Citi and AIG aid.
John Boschen, Brinkley-Mason Professor Economics & Finance - will discuss the housing market and bank balance sheets, as well as the stimulus plan.
Larry Ring, Chancellor Professor of Business Administration and Executive MBA Alumni Professor - will focus on the impact of the crisis on retailing and retailers.
Following their comments, the panelists will take questions that have been submitted through e-mail as well as from members of the audience. To submit your question for the panelists, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, by Monday, March 23. Please include your name and your hometown.