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Replay of the financial crisis of 2008? What is different today, and what to expect?

Adam Tooze & Gerhard Schick
Finanzwende, 2020
Level: beginner
Perspectives: Institutionalist Economics, Neoclassical Economics, Other, Post-Keynesian Economics
Topic: Crises, Money & Debt, North-South Relations & Development
Format: Panel Discussion
Duration: 1:07:40

"For some days, global financial markets are in turmoil. Central banks and governments are dealing with the unfolding crisis on a daily basis with seemingly unprecedented measures."

In this webinar, Adam Tooze, professor of History at Columbia University, is in discussion with Gerhard Schick, CEO of Bürgerbewegung Finanzwende and a former member of the German parliament. Adam Tooze is a widely recognized expert on Economic History and Economic Crises.

Comment from our editors:

The 20 minutes Keynote by Adam Tooze provides you with a concise overview of this unprecedented, multi-faceted crisis as well as the connection with the financial crisis of 2008. You will learn about how financial markets and the dollar-based international monetary system work during such a crisis. Importantly, they also take a good look at the historic rush of funding out of emerging markets. During the Panel Discussion and Q & A with attendees a number of other relevant topics are discussed.

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