Causes and Cures of the "Great Recession"

  • Thursday, February 2, 2012
  • 1:00 PM EST
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Can we tell when an economy is about to crash? Discover the historical signs of an economic downturn and the symptoms of recovery.

Topics Covered:

  • What are the historical signs that an economy is about to crash?
  • Are we too "dumb" to learn from our past?
  • How interconnected are today's economies, really?
  • Can Greece really impact Asia or the USA.?
  • Can (and should) a government use macroeconomic policy to avoid a financial crash?
  • What are the symptoms of economic recovery?
  • With what accuracy can one forecast the end of a crash, slump, recession, or depression?
  • What causes investor panic?
Eric Nelson, PhD
Instructor, Master of Arts in Diplomacy
Callie Davis
Alumna, Master of Arts in Military History
Categories: Diplomacy