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The Global Financial Crisis: Values, Behavioral Finance, Social Justice and a Robust Society

A conference organized jointly by The Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago & The Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University.

Keynote Speaker: Nassim Taleb

9 a.m. - 6 p.m. • Thursday, April 11, 2013 • Beane Hall
Lewis Towers • 111 E. Pearson St.

A reception will follow immediately.

Register for this event. RSVP is required.

For hotel reservations:

The Talbott Hotel
20 E. Delaware Pl
Chicago, Il 60611
(312) 944-4970

9 - 9:05 Opening by Serhat Cicekoglu, Director, Center for Risk Management
9:05 - 9:15 Welcome by Kathleen Getz, Dean, Quinlan School of Business
9:15 - 10:15

Characteristics of the Global Financial Crisis 2007-09


  • A.G. Malliaris, Quinlan School of Business, "From Asset Price Bubbles to Liquidity Traps"
  • Robert Kolb, Quinlan School of Business, "The Varieties of Incentive Experience"


10:15 - 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:00

Values and Behavior: Keynote Address


  • Deidre McCloskey, University of Illinois at Chicago, "Why Economists Can't Explain the Modern World"
  • Lola Lopes, University of Iowa, "Goals and the Organization of Choice Under Risk in Both the Long Run and the Short Run" 


12:00 - 1:45

Luncheon and Keynote Address (Regents Hall)

1:45 - 2:45

Financial Crisis and Fairness

  • Meir Statman, Santa Clara University, "The Global Financial Crisis: Values, Fairness, Social Justice and Behavioral Finance"
  • Daniel Dorn, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University, "Comments on the Global Financial Crisis: Values and Behavioral Finance"
2:45 - 3:00

Coffee Break

3:00 - 4:30

Social Justice and the Financial Crisis

  • Leslie Shaw, Chicago Psychoanalytic Society, "A Sustainable Understanding of Instability in Minds and in Markets"
  • John Boatright, Quinlan School of Business, "Why Risk Management Failed: Ethical and Behavioral Explanations"
  • Paul Fitzgerald, S.J., Fairfield University, “The Global Financial Crisis and Social Justice: The Crisis Seen Through the Lens of Catholic Social Doctrine"

4:30 - 4:45

Coffee Break

4:45 - 5:45

Keynote Address:

"The Global Crisis and Robust Societies" by Nassim Taleb, New York University

Q+A immediately following, led by Gail MarksJarvis, Chicago Tribune

5:45 - 7:00

Reception (Regents Hall)

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