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Financial Crises and Real Estate Bubbles

A Miniconference sponsored by the Center for Economic History, the von Gremp seminar, and the Ziman Center

Friday, October 01, 2010
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Public Policy 4240
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 

Financial Crises and Real Estate Bubbles in History

 

Sponsored by the Center for Economic History, the von Gremp Workshop in Economic and Entrepreneurial History, and the Ziman Center for Real Estate

 

Public Affairs 4240

 

8:45 Continental breakfast

 

9:00 welcome


9:10  Tom Nichols (Harvard GSB), Real Estate Prices During the Roaring Twenties and
the Great Depression


10:10 break


10:30 Lee Ohanian (UCLA), The Economic Crisis from a Neoclassical Perspective

 
11:30 Lunch


1:00  Charles Calomiris (Columbia University), The Foreclosure-House Price Nexus:
Lessons from the 2007-2008 Housing Turmoil (joint with Stanley Longhofer and
William Miles)


2:00 break


2:20 Kenneth Snowden (UNC Greensboro), Covered Farm Mortage Bonds in the Late
Nineteenth Century U.S.


3:20 conference ends

 

3:30 coffee with graduate students (Allison Shertzer, Ryan Vaughn, Matt Hill, Hernan Winkler, Mohamed Saleh)

 

5:30 leave for dinner (speakers and faculty)