8/3 NEC Webinar: ‘The Past, Present, and Future of Business Bankruptcy’ – Katherine Waldock, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
August 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Katherine Waldock, an economist at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, will discuss trends in large corporate bankruptcy over the past two decades, as well as shortcomings of the bankruptcy system when it comes to small businesses, and recent improvements that have been made. She will also address the state of bankruptcy since the onset of the pandemic and whether we’ll see a flood of bankruptcies in the near future.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN! A link to the webinar will be sent prior to the event (by 11apm EST, 8/3) to those who sign up. Registration will be open until 12pm EST, Monday, August 3, 2020. You should receive a confirmation email after registering. If not, contact the NEC for that or any other questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Our Speaker:
Katherine Waldock is an economist at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and a Research Fellow with the Millstein Center at Columbia Law School. She researches corporate bankruptcy, governance, and financial institutions. She has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, the New York Times, and the Hill as well as a number of podcasts including Planet Money and the Indicator.
She co-hosts her own podcast, Capitalisn’t, with Luigi Zingales of the University of Chicago. On the podcast, Drs. Waldock and Zingales discuss issues ranging from antitrust to #metoo. Capitalisn’t is sponsored by the Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State.
Dr. Waldock holds a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in Finance from the New York University Stern School of Business.