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Lecture of Dr. Michael Hutchison ~"Financial Crises in East Asia and Around the World: Could it happen again?"~
Monday, March 12, 2007 - 6:00pm to Monday, March 12, 2007 - 7:00pm

Portland State University Center for Japanese Studies presents LECTURE SERIES 2007

"Financial Crises in East Asia and Around the World: Could it happen again?"

Lectured by Dr. Michael Hutchison (Prof. of Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz)

Where: PSU @ SMSU room 338

~~~Free and open to the community~~~

Co-sponsored by Consulate- General of Japan Portland, PSU Department of Economics, and PSU Master of International Management

Dr. Michael M. Hutchison is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is also Research Associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and Senior Research Associate at the University of Copenhagen. He consults with private business and public agencies in the areas of finance, statistics and forecasting.

Dr. Hutchison's research centers on topics related to international finance and open economy macroeconomics, including exchange rate regimes, international banking and financial systems, Japanese monetary and financial policies, and the economics of European economic integration. His most recent work is on the costs of financial crises, the effects of IMF programs and the effectiveness of official foreign exchange market intervention. He has published over 100 academic journal articles, written and edited eight books and monographs, and written a number of policy-oriented articles on general economic issues.

Professor Hutchison joined the UC Santa Cruz faculty in 1985. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Oregon in 1983, and previously worked as Head of Section in the Monetary and Economic Department at the Bank for International Settlements in Basle, Switzerland (1989-91) and as an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (1983-85).

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