Boudewijn de Bruin, Professor of Financial Ethics at the University of Gronigen, will speak about "Financial Literacy and Epistemic Virtues." JC de Swaan, Princeton University and Partner at Cornwell Capital, will facilitate the discussion.
This event is organized by the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance Undergraduate Associates.
The panel will be moderated by Alan Blinder, Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University.
FROM THE BRONX TO BEVERLY HILLS: A SERENDIPITOUS JOURNEY THROUGH FINANCE Luncheon and talk with hedge fund manager
Mitchell R. Julis '77 P19
Brian Trelstad, Visiting Lecturer at Princeton and Partner at Bridges Ventures, will speak about "Impact Investing." JC de Swaan, Princeton University and Partner at Cornwell Capital, will facilitate the discussion.
Despite the almost universal acclaim for the "microfinance revolution," evidence shows that while there is no doubt that microfinance has a positive impact, it falls short of the longed-for tranformative impact on the lives of the poor. Why is this so? Can financial innovations, such as repayment flexibility in loan contracts, spur business growth and help break the poverty cycle? Using economic theory and experimental evidence, Giorgia Barboni, JRCPPF Post-Doctoral Research Associate sheds new light on these important policy questions.
This event is organized by the EU Program, co-sponsored by the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society and the Julis- Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance.
Professor Takatoshi Ito, expert on international finance, macroeconomics, and the Japanese economy, is currently a professor at School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Previously he was Professor at the Graduate School of Economics at the University of Tokyo.
The people of the United Kingdom will decide on June 23 whether to leave the EU. This decision has enormous implications not only for Great Britain and the other EU member countries but for the world as whole. The implications of a BREXIT will be discussed at a conference on April 15 on the Princeton campus. The conference will feature Lord Lawson (former Bristish Chancellor of the Exchequer), Lord Owen (former British Foreign Secretary), Sir Paul Tucker (former Bank of England) and leading historians, political scientist as economist from Princeton University, Sciences Po, University
Philip Bennett is the First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). He chairs the Operations Committee which reviews all investment and loan proposals before consideration by the Board of Directors and oversees the formulation of the Bank's strategy. Mr Bennett has more than 30 years of experience in the global financial markets, working primarily with Citigroup and its predecessor companies, Salomon Brothers and Salomon Smith Barney.
Jean-Pierre Landau is currently Associate Professor of Economics at SciencesPo (Paris) and former Dean of the School of Public Affairs. He is at work on a book about the Eurozone crisis with Princeton's Markus Brunnermeier and Harold James.
In the past, Landau served as executive director of both the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, and deputy governor of the Banque de France. He has also been a visiting lecturer at the Woodrow Wilson School.