Haas Newsroom


UC Berkeley Professors Discuss Impact of Obama's Proposals on the Economy


February 9, 2009


Haas School of Business Media Contact:


Ute Frey

(510) 642-0342




The impact of President Obama’s proposals on the economy and on the American public is the topic of discussion for University of California, Berkeley faculty Tom Campbell and Barry Eichengreen, moderated by award-winning NBC4 reporter Conan Nolan. This presentation will review the background of the economic crisis, discuss the current efforts and their impact, and provide insight into how to manage personal finances and investments.


The event is organized by HAN LA, the Los Angeles chapter of the Haas Alumni Network of the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.


Wednesday, February 18, 2009
6:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.: Networking, Plentiful Hors d’oeuvres & No-Host Bar
7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.: Panel Presentation Followed by Q&A


The Luxe Hotel Sunset, 11461 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Tel: (310) 476-6571



  • Tom Campbell, professor and former dean of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, will discuss the background of the economic situation and current government policy approaches.

  • Barry Eichengreen, Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science at UC Berkeley’s Department of Economics, will discuss current and potential Obama proposals, and their impact on the economy and individuals.

  • Conan Nolan, NBC4 general assignment reporter and Emmy and Golden Mike award winner, will moderate the discussion and bring insights as a leading political and economic reporter to frame the discussion.

    The public is invited to attend. For reservations and to register: www.acteva.com/go/haasla. Pricing: $40 before Feb 11, 2009; $45 Feb 11, 2009 through Feb 18, 2009


    Representatives from the news media are welcome to attend free of charge. Please contact Ute Frey at the Haas School at 510-642-0342 or frey@haas.berkeley.edu. After February 13, please contact Carl Jacobs at 818-887-9621.