WHAT: â€œSustainable 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 Pennsylvaniaâ€™s Penn Institute for Urban Research, in partnership with Pennâ€™s 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, Pennâ€™s 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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