Working Groups on the Economics Crisis:
Finance, Monetary and Banking Issues

The Next Stage: Financial Reforms, Jobs and Housing, the Dollar and the International System


Friday, November 13, 2009, Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, DC.

Co-sponsors: The Foundation for Human Progress’ Initiative for Re-thinking the Economy; the New America Foundation, the World Trade Center Washington DC

Participants Biographies

Program

Welcoming Remarks

Session One - Banks and Regulation
Chaired by - Mike Lind, New America Foundation, Economic Growth Program

  • William K. Black, University of Missouri, Kansas City
  • Perry Mehrling, Barnard College, Columbia University
  • Robert A. Johnson
  • Stephanie Griffith-Jones – Columbia University, Initiative for Policy Dialogue

Video of Welcome Remarks and Session One

Keynote by Damon Silvers, Congressional Oversight Panel

Video of Damon Silvers' Keynote address
Transcript of Damon Silvers' Keynote address

Keynote by Phil Angelides, Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission

Video of Phil Angelides' Keynote address
Transcript of Phil Angelides' Keynote address

Session Two - Jobs and Housing 
Chaired by - Andrew Brimmer, Brimmer & Co.

  • Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy Research
  • Gary Dymski, University of California Center Sacramento
  • Sherle Schwenninger, New America Foundation, Economic Growth Program

Video of Session Two
Gary Dymski's remarks, as prepared

Session Three - The Dollar
Chaired by – Steve Clemons

  • Pierre Calame, Fondation Charles Léopold Mayer
  • Jane D'Arista, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Political Economy Research Institute
  • Jan Kregel, Levy Economics Institute of Bard College and University of Missouri, Kansas City

Video of Session Three