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Janet Byrne

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM (EDT)


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Economics and Occupy Wall Street: Solutions from THE OCCUPY HANDBOOK Ended Free  


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Please join Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Solow, Martin Wolf of the Financial Times, Pulitzer Prize winner David Cay Johnston of Reuters, Vanity Fair's Bethany McLean, and The New Yorker magazine's John Cassidy (panelist and moderator) on Wed., Apr. 18, to discuss how the 99 percent can effect real change. In a bracing conversation followed by Q&A from the floor, Solow, Wolf, Johnston, McLean, and Cassidy will be joined by Raghuram Rajan of the University of Chicago/Booth School of Business, former chief economist of the IMF, who in 2005 predicted the world economic collapse of 2007–8; New York Review of Books contributor Jeff Madrick; and economist Jeffrey D. Sachs, director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University.  

When: Wed., Apr. 18, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

The event is free. Seating is strictly limited to 150.

John Irons, managing director of the Rockefeller Foundation, will introduce the panelists and speak about the role of the foundation with regard to OWS. Sponsored by the New School with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served. The Occupy Handbook is published by Little, Brown (Apr. 2012). Visit the book’s Facebook page:




Have questions about THE OCCUPY HANDBOOK panel? Contact Janet Byrne

When & Where

New York Society for Ethical Culture
2 West 64th St.
New York, NY 10023

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

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