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Faculty experts to explore financial crisis in Webcast panel

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Harvard President Drew Faust invites students, faculty, and staff to a special panel discussion Thursday, Sept. 25, on the current turmoil in the financial markets. “Understanding the Crisis in the Markets: A Panel of Harvard Experts” will begin at 4 p.m. in Sanders Theatre.

A live Webcast of the discussion will also be available.

Harvard is fortunate to have some of the nation’s leading scholars and practitioners in finance, policy, law, and other fields relevant to the current situation. Several of them have agreed to participate in a special session for the University community to help make sense of the recent developments in the U.S. and world markets.

The panel will include Robert Kaplan, professor of management practice; Jay Light, Dwight P. Robinson Jr. Professor of Business Administration and dean of the Faculty of Business Administration; Gregory Mankiw, Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics; Robert Merton, John and Natty McArthur University Professor; Kenneth Rogoff, Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy; and Elizabeth Warren, Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law.