Global finance crisis topic of roundtable

Award-winning Japanese economist Takeo Hoshi, the final speaker in the 2010 UCSD Economics Roundtable, will talk about “Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis” at 7:30 a.m. July 20 at the UCSD Faculty Club.

Hoshi is the Pacific economic cooperation professor in international economic relations at the UCSD School of International Relations and Pacific Studies. He is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economics Research and at the Tokyo Center for Economic Research. His major research area is the financial aspect of the Japanese economy, especially corporate finance and governance.

Hoshi is the inaugural recipient of the 2006 Enjoji Jiro Memorial Prize, which is given every three years by Nihon Keizai Shimbun-sha (the Japanese equivalent of the Wall Street Journal) to three leading Japanese economists who work on policy issues. He is also the recipient of 2005 JEA-Nakahara Prize, which is awarded every year by the Japanese Economic Association to a Japanese economist with international recognition under age 45.

In 2002 he and co-author Anil Kashyap of the University of Chicago received the Nikkei Award for the best economic book: “Corporate Financing and Governance in Japan: The Road to the Future.”

The $50 cost includes continental breakfast and parking.

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