Oberlin College and Conservatory

Economics Events

April 12 - 18, 2019

Friday, April 12

The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Laurence M. Ball, speaker

The bankruptcy of the investment bank Lehman Brothers was the pivotal event of the 2008 financial crisis and the Great Recession that followed. Ever since...

Wednesday, April 17

Persistence Overconfidence and Biased Memory — Evidence from Managers: David B. Huffman ’96

Persistence Overconfidence and Biased Memory: Evidence from Managers presented by David B. Huffman ’96, professor of economics, University of Pittsburgh. A...

Thursday, April 18

Fighting Financial Crises: Learning from the Past: Ellis W. Tallman

If you’ve got some money in the bank, chances are you’ve never seriously worried about not being able to withdraw it. But there was a time in the United...

April 12 - 18, 2019