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“Whither Our Economy?”

2011

“Whither Our Economy?” A Panel Discussion on the Economic Crisis, 2011

Thursday, October 13th, 2011 | 4-6pm
Gathering Area (room 110) of The Native American Student and Community Center (NASCC)

Flyer & Video Available ]

  • Tom Potiowsky, Professor of Economics at Portland State University and former Oregon State Economist will discuss how the national economy impacts the Oregon economy and prospects for recovery.
  • Mary King, Professor of Economics at Portland State University, will speak about the social impact of the economic crisis as well as alternative policy strategies.
     
  • Hiro Ito, Associate Professor of Economics at Portland State University, will address the state of the world economy and its implications on the U.S.

2009

“Whither Our Economy?” A Panel Discussion on the Financial Crisis, Part II

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 | 7:00-9:00pm

[Video and Slides Available]

  • Tom Potiowsky, PSU Professor of Economics and Oregon State Economist, will review the state of the current Oregon economy.  Is the recession coming to an end in Oregon?
  • Hiro Ito, Associate Professor of Economics at Portland State University, will address the state of the economic crisis at both the national and international levels.
  • John Walker, Professor of Economics at Portland State University, will consider the crisis from a historical standpoint.  Is there any relation between the current economic crisis and the Great Depression?