WHAT: âSustainable Public Finance," a panel discussion featuring experts on public pensions, state and local governance and urban economics, will examine how high unemployment, low economic growth and declining property values have dealt a blow to state and municipal governmentsâ tax revenues.
Hosted by the University of Pennsylvaniaâs Penn Institute for Urban Research, in partnership with Pennâs Fels Institute of Government, the panel will discuss how governments can deal with this short-term budget crisis while achieving long-term fiscal responsibility.
PANEL: Jack Dorer, managing director of public finance, Moody's Investors Service
Robert Inman, professor of finance, Pennâs Wharton School
Olivia Mitchell, professor of insurance and risk management, Wharton School
Moderator: Nora Fitzpatrick, regional and community outreach specialist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
WHERE: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room F55, 3730 Walnut St., Philadelphia
WHEN: 4:30-6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 12
DETAILS: This event is free and open to the public.
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