The Crash at CRASSH: Real and Unreal Money

30 January 2009, 09:30 - 18:00

CRASSH, 17 Mill Lane

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CONFERENCE IS NOW CLOSED


Cambridge University Business & Society Research Group 

CRASH at CRASSH is a one-day teach-in that aims to explain the current financial crisis, and to explore its economic, social, ethical and political dimensions.

No registration required for the KEYNOTE ADDRESS for this Conference:   On Thursday 29 January, 6.15pm,  Judge Business School -LT1-  (link on the right hand side of this page) 

 
Speakers include:
Prof Hashem Pesaran,  Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge
Dr Bill Janeway,  Managing Director, Warburg Pincus
Dr John Coates,  Judge Business School, Department of Neuroscience, University of Cambridge
Dr Kern Alexander, Centre for Business Research, Cambridge
Robert Reoch, Reoch Consulting
Gabriel Palma,  Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge
Dr Peter Heslam,  Transforming Business, University of Cambridge
Dr Costas Lapavitsas Economics Department, SOAS, University of London
Mishko Hansen, PhD Candidate, Judge Business School, and former Hedge Fund Manager. 

 No registration required for the KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Thursday 29 January, Judge Business School (link on the right hand side of this page)

Registration required . The conference is fully booked

 

FURTHER INQUIRIES

Juliane Reinecke
Judge Business School
University of Cambridge                              
j.reinecke@jbs.cam.ac.uk
Tel: +33 (0) 6 37 67 41 75

 The  Group aims to provide an interdisciplinary forum for researchers investigating the cultures of capitalism and the social and ethical dimensions of organizations, business, and economics.

 

 

9.30 - 9.45

Registration

9.45 - 11.15

Welcome
Introductory Educational Seminar
Decoding Financial Reality: The  Basic Concepts needed to make sense of the Financial Crisis.
Mishko Hansen, PhD Candidate, Judge Business School & Former Hedge Fund Manager

 11.15 - 11.30

Tea/Coffee Break

11.30 - 13.00 

Expert Panel Session 1 - The Roots of the Crisis?
Chair:  Farzad Alvi, PhD Candidate, Judge Business School

Surviving the Financial Crisis
Prof Hashem Pesaran, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge

The Crisis: Cause and Effect
Robert Reoch, Reoch Consulting 

Market Ethics and the Virtue of Thrift
Dr Peter Heslam, Transforming Business, University of Cambridge

13.00 - 14.00

Break  ( Lunch Not Provided )

14.00 - 15.30 

Expert Panel Session 2 - Where are we today?
Chair:  Tatiana Thieme, PhD Candidate, Geography Department 

Finance and Physiology
Dr John Coates, Judge Business School, Dept of Neuroscience, University of Cambridge

How did neo-liberalism and the lack of critical thinking  in economics get us into the crisis that we face today? 
Gabriel Palma, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge

15.30 - 15.45 

Tea/Coffee Break

15.45 - 17.15

Expert Panel Session 3 - The Future?
Chair:  Dr Amir Amel-Zadeh, Judge Business School

Lessons from the Crisis: Financial Economics is not a Branch of Physics
Dr Bill Janeway, Managing Director, Warburg Pincus 

The Credit crisis and Financial Regulation 
Dr Kern Alexander, The Centre for Financial Analysis and Policy, University of Cambridge

A turning point in economic policy-making? 
Dr Costas Lapavitsas, Economics Department, SOAS, University of London 

17.15 - 17.45

Concluding Comments

Reception/ wine and refreshments