NEWS AND IDEAS

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Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
by vrosenth
On October 19, Pakistan’s Chief Economist at the Ministry of Planning Dr. Nadeem Javaid presented a talk, hosted by the Julis-Ravinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance, about the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) initiative.
Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
by vrosenth
On November 17th, Jean-Hugues J. Monier, Senior Partner with the Corporate Finance & Strategy practice at McKinsey & Company gave a talk on the crucial role that big investors must play to end the plague of short-termism - the exclusive focus on quarterly returns and relentless shareholder pressures.
Thursday, Nov 17, 2016
by vrosenth
Jeremy Stein '83, Harvard professor and former member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, delivered the Princeton Lectures in Finance on Nov. 8-9. The title of the lecture series was "Financial-Market Challenges for Central Banks" and included two lectures:
Monday, Nov 14, 2016
by vrosenth
To many Americans observing the string of economic crises and squabbles that have convulsed the eurozone over the past seven years, the European Union has come to look more like a dysfunctional marriage than the political-economic union it was intended to be—a blended, modern-day family coming out of a union between two entirely different partners who realized that if they didn’t marry, then they would surely end up killing each other.