Leading international and national market experts will be in Newcastle this week to provide the community with the latest information on the global financial crisis gripping the world's economy.
The University of Newcastle's Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE) will host the public forum on the financial crisis and its implications.
The public forum is part of the international conference Labour Underutilisation, Skill Shortages and Social Inclusion being hosted by CofFEE.
Speakers at the public forum include:
- Professor Randy Wray (Levy Institute and University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA) - The causes of the financial crisis and the lessons to be learned.
- Mr Warren Mosler (Valance Corp, USA and Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy, Cambridge, UK) - A bond trader's perspective on the global crisis and its solutions.
- Professor Bill Mitchell (Director of the Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE) at the University of Newcastle) - There is no financial crisis so deep that cannot be dealt with by public spending.
A full conference program can be viewed at http://e1.newcastle.edu.au/coffee
The Labour Underutilisation, Skill Shortages and Social Inclusion conference will be held on Thursday 4 and Friday 5 December 2008.
The public forum will be held on Thursday 4 December 2008 from 4.15pm to 5.45pm in GP1.1, General Purpose Building, Newcastle campus (at Callaghan). People do not need to register for the public forum and entry is free.