Event Detail

Special Luncheon Speaker: Dr. Joseph R. Mason, Ph.D. (Ended)

The Prospects for Inflation: Its Impact on the Dollar and Investment Portfolios

Date, Time, and Location:
Friday, June 04, 2010 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
12:00 pm
The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL  60604   (Driving Directions)

Dr. Joseph R. Mason, Ph.D.
Hermann Moyse, Jr./Louisiana Bankers Association Endowed Professor of Banking - Louisiana State University; Senior Fellow - The Wharton School; Principal, Navigant Economics

Time, Date, and Location:
Friday, June 4, 2010
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
The Standard Club
320 S. Plymouth Ct.
Chicago, IL 60604

Program Description:
Please join the CFA Chicago Education Advisory Group as we discuss the future prospects for increased inflation and its impact on the dollar and investment portfolios. The unprecedented monetary policy actions of global central banks have many analysts predicting higher rates of inflation in the coming years. Please join us as we explore the outlook for inflation and which assets might perform best during an inflationary environment.

Members - $60
Non-Members - $75
Student-Members - $30*
(payable by cash, check or credit card - NO FUNCTION TICKETS)

CFA Institute Qualified Activity:
Eligible for 1 credit hour.

Business Casual

Chef's Choice (Fruit Plate available upon request)

For Reservations:
Register online below, or by phone: 312-251-1301

Presenter Background Information:
Dr. Mason is the Hermann Moyse/Louisiana Bankers Association Chair of Banking at the Ourso School of Business at Louisiana State University, a Senior Fellow at the Wharton School, and a Principle of Navigant Economics - a subsidiary of Navigant Consulting. Dr. Mason's academic research focuses primarily on financial crises and securitization, investigating liquidity in thinly-traded assets and illiquid market conditions. Current academic research projects analyze default risk, including both immediate and cross-default risk, and default resolution costs in the contexts of asset-backed securities, in systemic and non-systemic environments, as well as the efficacy of bailout and resolution policies through the history of financial markets. His research has been published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, the Journal of Banking and Finance, and many other journals and books. Dr. Mason has testified before numerous Congressional Committees, European Parliament, and the Federal Reserve Board and advised companies, regulators, and central banks around the world on structured finance and other matters. His research and economic commentary on securitization and financial crises has appeared in print and on radio and television around the world.

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Student rate only available to students approved as a Student-Member of CFA Chicago for 2009-2010. Credit card required to guarantee ALL reservations. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, Wednesday, June 2nd. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins.

A Passport Event This is a "Passport Program." Members of any local CFA society may attend at the CFA Chicago member rate. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.

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