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The New York Review of Books: The Economic Crisis and How to Deal with It


April 30, 2009 | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | NYC

With Senator Bill Bradley, Niall Ferguson, Paul Krugman, Nouriel Roubini, George Soros, and Robin Wells; moderated by Jeff Madrick and introduced by Robert Silvers

The New York Review of Books brings together contributors—Niall Ferguson, Paul Krugman, George Soros, and Robin Wells—with Senator Bill Bradley and Nouriel Roubini to discuss the economic crisis facing America and the world. Robert Silvers, editor of the Review, introduces the speakers and Jeff Madrick moderates.

Cosponsored by The New York Review of Books

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PEN Blogs

• Mary Ann Caws:
Clearly, you couldn’t get a more famous bunch of speakers on this ultra-famous fall off a cliff-thing about our ghastly economic situation. Who wasn’t here? [More]

• Jane Ciabattari:
A huge crowd stormed the doors early at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Thursday evening, eager to hear the megastar lineup (constellated by PEN World Voices and the New York Review of Books) talk about the global financial meltdown, the future, where we stand. [More]

• Robert Flynn:
I don’t know much more about economics than John McCain. Or Ronald Reagan who as president said the size of the national debt showed the strength of the American economy. [More]

• Antonio Romani:
Nella vasta platea dell’Auditorium Grace Raney Rogers, al 1000 di Fifth Avenue, nel cuore di New York, non entra più uno spillo, ma ci sono ancora posti in galleria, fuori dall’occhio dei fotografi e delle telecamere. [More]

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