Dr. David Vera, an economist at the University of California, San Diego, will discuss “Are All Financial Crises Created Equal? An Examination of the Money Market Dependence during the Global Financial Crisis and Asian Financial Crisis” 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in Social Science Building, Room 207. The free, public event is part of the Economics Colloquium series presented by the Department of Economics.   INFO: Dr. Antonio Avalos at aavalos@csufresno.edu.