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The presentation was based on Thomas Philipon’s new book The Great Reversal: How America Gave Up on Free Markets.

Video and audio recordings

Due to technical difficulties, there is no audio from 1:13 to 2:44.

Event materials

Presentation by Thomas Philippon

Schedule

Dec 11, 2019

08:30

Welcome Coffee

09:00-09:30

Presentation

Thomas Philippon, Professor of Finance at New York University, Stern School of Business

09:30-10:00

Open discussion

Chair: Georgios Petropoulos, Research Fellow

Thomas Philippon, Professor of Finance at New York University, Stern School of Business

Reinhilde Veugelers, Senior Fellow

10:00

End

Speakers

Thomas Philippon

Professor of Finance at New York University, Stern School of Business

Georgios Petropoulos

Research Fellow

Reinhilde Veugelers

Senior Fellow

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

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