Panel Discussion: Wall Street Meltdown Part Two

A follow-up discussion of the economic crisis, titled “Wall Street Meltdown 2: Why We’re Not Out of the Woods Yet,” will be held today, October 16, at 12:15 p.m. in Bulger Communication Center South. The Honorable John J. LaFalce, who served in Congress for 28 years, will join the panel.

From 1999 to 2003, LaFalce was a member of the House Committee on Financial Services, which oversees the nation’s housing and financial services sectors. While in Congress, he also served as chair of the House Small Business Committee.

Economics and Finance Department chair and professor Ted Schmidt and assistant professor Joëlle Leclaire are the other panel members. The discussion will be moderated by Bruce Fisher, director of the Center for Economic and Policy Studies.

Part one of the panel discussion on the current economic crisis was held on September 30.