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NUSAC Brown Bag: Impact of Banking Crisis

Panelists from the Kellogg School of Management will present an overview of the banking crisis.

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October 24, 2008
EVANSTON, Ill. --- In light of recent economic events generating grim headlines daily the Northwestern University Staff Advisory Council (NUSAC) will host the Fall 2008 Brown Bag titled, "The Banking Crisis: How It Impacts You" with nationally respected finance experts Oct. 27-28 on both the Chicago and Evanston campuses.

Panelists Deborah Lucas and Robert McDonald from the Kellogg School of Management will be available to present an overview of the banking crisis and accept questions from the audience. It is open to all staff members of Northwestern University.

The event takes place on the Chicago campus from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27 in Room 150 of the Rubloff Building, 375 E. Chicago Ave. The panelists will be on the Evanston campus from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28 in Room 2245 of the Jacobs Center, 2001 Sheridan Road. Pizza will be provided but attendees should bring a beverage.

Deborah Lucas is the Donald C. Clark/HSBC Professor of Finance. Her research spans the areas of federal financial institutions and corporate finance. Past appointments include chief economist the Congressional Budget Office and recently she was quoted in numerous major newspapers as an expert on the current economic crisis.

Robert McDonald is Erwin P. Nemmers Professor of Finance. He is the co-editor of "The Review of Financial Studies" and his research includes corporate finance and taxation. He has authored several articles, many of which have earned notable research awards.

NUSAC is a group of volunteer staff members appointed by the President to represent employee concerns to the University administration.