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Friday, April 12, 2013

Have blog, Will Travel: Kauffman Economic Bloggers Forum

The forum will be streamed live at www.kauffman.org/EconBloggersLiveStream from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CDT.

Webcast Schedule: Economic Bloggers Forum 2013
Tentative agenda (subject to change)

Friday, April 12 (all times listed are Central Time)

8:30 a.m. Welcome by Brad Delong, Professor of Economics U.C. Berkeley and weblogger at "Grasping Reality with Both Invisible Hands"

8:35 a.m. Keynote – Economic and Financial Weblogging and the Future (Speaker: Hal Varian; Discussant Joshua Gans; Moderator, Mayor Sly James)

9:35 a.m. Break (no Webcast)

9:50 a.m. Panel discussion – Economic and Financial Weblogging, and New Modes and Orders in Education (Speaker: Clay Shirky; Discussant Ben Wildavsky; Moderator: R. Crosby Kemper III)

10:40 a.m. Break (no Webcast)

10:55 a.m. Panel discussion – Economic and Financial Weblogging and the Future and Sustainability of Financial Journalism (Panel: Cardiff Garcia, Joe Weisenthal, Allison Schrager; Moderator: Troy Davig)

11:45 a.m. Lunch (no Webcast)

12:45 p.m Panel discussion – Economic and Financial Weblogging and the Future and Sustainability of Mainstream Journalism (Panel: Bruce Bartlett; Megan McArdle; Josh Barro; Moderator: Felix Salmon)

1:35 p.m. Break (no Webcast)

1:50 p.m. Panel discussion – Economic and Financial Weblogging, Thinktanks and Policy Advocacy, and the Public Sphere (Panel: Stan Collender; Robert Litan;  Sarah Kliff; Moderator: Corey Dillon)

2:40 p.m. Break (no Webcast)

2:55 p.m. Panel discussion – Economic and Financial Weblogging and Standard Ivy-Covered Academia (Speaker: Mark Thoma; Discussant Stephanie Kelton; Moderator: Bob Strom)

3:45 p.m. Closing remarks

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