How We Got Into This Financial Mess, and How Do We Get Out of It?
Lawrence J. White, Robert Kavesh Professor of Economics at NYU's Stern School of Business
Event Date: Monday, November 21st, 2011 at 5:45pm
The Executive Forum NYU invites BGS-NYC to join them in welcoming Lawrence J. White, Robert Kavesh Professor of Economics at NYU's Stern School of Business as its guest speaker at the National Arts Club on Monday, November 21, 2011,
Topic: "How We Got Into This Financial Mess, and How Do We Get Out of It"?
Where & When
The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South (20th St between Park & Irving Place))
New York, NY 10003
Monday, November 21, 2011
The guest fee is $75 for BGS-NYC members
RSVP for this Event NOW! Speaker Bio Lawrence J. ("Larry") White is Robert Kavesh Professor of Economics at New York University's Stern School of Business and Deputy Chair of the Economics Department at Stern. During 1986-1989 he was on leave to serve as Board Member, Federal Home Loan Bank Board, in which capacity he also served as Board Member for Freddie Mac; and during 1982-1983 he was on leave to serve as Director of the Economic Policy Office, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice.
According to one of his colleagues, "Larry White is always interesting and controversial, with strong opinions (hates the rating agencies) and a very good economist."
Most recently, Dr. White is the co-author of Guaranteed to Fail: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Debacle of Mortgage Finance, Princeton University Press, 2011 (with V.V. Acharya, M. Richardson, and S. Van Nieuwerburgh). His earlier books covering a wide variety of topics include The Automobile Industry Since 1945 (1971); Industrial Concentration and Economic Power in Pakistan (1974); Reforming Regulation: Processes and Problems (1981); The Regulation of Air Pollutant Emissions from Motor Vehicles (1982); The Public Library in the 1980s: The Problems of Choice (1983); International Trade in Ocean Shipping Services: The U.S. and the World (1988); The S&L Debacle: Public Policy Lessons for Bank and Thrift Regulation (1991). In addition, he has published many articles in leading economics, finance, and law journals and is editor or coeditor of eleven volumes, primarily focused on banking and antitrust topics.
Prof. White served on the Senior Staff of the President's Council of Economic Advisers during 1978-1979, and he was Chairman of the Stern School's Department of Economics, 1990-1995. He is the General Editor of The Review of Industrial Organization and formerly Secretary-Treasurer of the Western Economic Association International. Prof. White received a B.A. from Harvard University (1964), an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics (1965), and a Ph.D. from Harvard University (1969).