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The Day After the Election: The View from Washington & Wall Street. David Wessel '75 of The Wall Street Journal & Barry Zubrow '75 of JPMorgan Chase

The Department of Economics and The Center for Peace and Global Citizenship invite you to the fifth annual economics alumni forum, a panel discussion on how the federal deficit will affect the 2012 presidential election. David Wessel and Barry Zubrow serve as panelists and Ryan Fackler as the moderator.


  • David Wessel '75 is economics editor for The Wall Street Journal and writes the Capital column (, a weekly look at the economy and forces shaping living standards around the world. He appears frequently on National Public Radio and on WETA’s Washington Week. Previously, Mr. Wessel was deputy bureau chief of The Wall Street Journal's Washington bureau. David Wessel has shared two Pulitzer Prizes, one for Boston Globe stories in 1983 on the persistence of racism in Boston and the other for stories in The Wall Street Journal in 2002 on corporate wrong-doing. His book, In Fed We Trust: Ben Bernanke’s War on the Great Panic, was selected by The New York Times as one of the 100 Notable Books of that year. His new book, Red Ink, about the federal budget, is recently published.
  • Barry L. Zubrow '75 is the Head of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs and Executive Vice President of JPMorgan Chase & Co. He is a member of the firm’s Operating Committee. Previously, Zubrow was the Chief Risk Officer for JPMorgan Chase & Co. overseeing the credit, market and operating risk organizations across each of the bank’s lines of business. He continues as a member of the Firmwide Risk Committee as well as risk committees in each of the firm’s lines of business.
  • Ryan Fackler '11, Senior Research Assistant at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve in Washington D.C.


Tuesday, October 2, 2012

5:30pm in Sharpless Auditorium

A wine/cheese reception in the KINSC Rotunda immediately follows.

Founders Green on a warm spring day.

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