Alp Simsek, Assistant Professor of Economics
Enrollment: Unlimited: No advance sign-up
This talks draws upon the recent academic literature in financial economics to describe the mechanisms by which relatively small events lead to large effects in financial markets and the rest of the economy. The mechanisms will be illustrated with examples from the recent financial crises in the US and the Euro zone.
Contact: Kim Scantlebury, E52-252, 617 252-1565, KSCANTS@MIT.EDU