Highlights Leir Bubble Center 2014 Bubble Conference
Globalization, Bubbles and Too Big To Fail
September 19 -20, 2014
The Conference Participants met at the Leir Retreat in Ridgefield, CT that was formerly the estate of Henry J. Leir to discuss over two days various research presentations related to issues and concerns arising from an apparent increase since the 1970s in the frequency of financial bubbles and their impact on the global financial system. The topics covered ranged from the role of globalization or the reduction since the early 1970s in the barriers to international trade, investment and financial flows in creating bubbles to the creation of mega-banks that are deemed too big to fail when a bubble bursts.