The American Economy
The Byron Wien Lecture on Financial History
Carmen Reinhart, Byron R. Wien (moderator)
Tue, March 21st, 2017 | 6:30 pm
(Members $32)


Throughout history, the United States has experienced myriad financial booms and busts—always with reverberating influence on society, politics, and daily life in America. Join leading economic scholar Carmen Reinhart, in conversation with Byron R. Wien, for a riveting discussion on the past, present, and future of the American economy.

Carmen Reinhart is Minos A. Zombanakis Professor of the International Financial System at Harvard Kennedy School. Byron Wien (moderator) is Vice Chairman in the Multi-Asset Investment group at Blackstone.


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


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