Lifting the Lid on the GFC
Wednesday October 14th, 6.30 – 8.30pm
Melbourne Town Hall, Swanston Hall
Keynote speaker, Professor Michael Hudson is a renowned economic historian and former Wall Street balance of payments expert currently advising European governments on the global financial crisis. Read his bio here, taking you from the antiquities to the financialisation of globalisation. His most prominent prediction of the GFC was this 2006 front cover piece in Harper’s Magazine.
Steve Keen is a high profile Australian economist who has long challenged the shaky basis of modern economics. His painstaking research reveals that a great part of Australia’s household debt can no longer be repaid.
Bryan Kavanagh is a real estate valuer who has defined and quantified Australia’s real estate bubbles. Of the $2.4 trillion we spent on real estate in the ten years of this bubble, he estimates some 30% will be written off. Bryan Kavanagh predicted the GFC in this 2001 article in Geophilos.
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