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November 22, 2010:
UC Berkeley economic historian Barry Eichengreen, an expert on the international monetary and financial system, discussed the Irish economic crisis at a campus seminar Nov. 17. He said Ireland needs to restructure much of the bank debt that its government has effectively taken onto its balance sheet — debt that could reach a staggering 130 percent of GDP in the coming year.
August 27, 2010:
At Chancellor Birgeneau’s back-to-school press briefing Aug. 26, the mood was notably sunnier than a year ago, when the campus was reeling from severe cuts in state funding. Faculty, staff, administrators, students, alumni, donors — “everyone contributed” to meeting the crisis, he told reporters.
March 1, 2010:
As the state budget process gets under way — and students, staff, and faculty gear up to make the case for renewed investment in higher education — the point person on the campus’s finances looks beyond the numbers.