Thursday, Sep 29, 2016
Like the vast majority of his fellow economists, former Bank of England Chief Economist Sir John Vickers acknowledges having had no special premonition of the financial crisis in 2008 and of having been blindsided by the severity of the crisis and its impact on the banks and the financial system.
Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016
Aslihan Asil, Undergraduate Associate of JRCPPF, was awarded the George B. Wood Legacy Junior Prize at Opening Exercises on Sunday, Sept. 11. The prize is given to members of the senior class in recognition of exceptional academic achievement during junior year.
Monday, Aug 29, 2016
The Financial Times quoted Markus Brunnermeier as giving the following advice to Central Bankers on the advisability of negative interest rates: "Yes you can go negative, but check your banking system before you do it, and don't do it loo long, and do it in the right sequence." Brunnermeier's research has been looking at the possibility that as rates are cut they can become counter-productive
Friday, Aug 26, 2016
Chris Sims, John F, Sherrerd '52 Professor of Economics at Princeton and Economics Noble Laureate, gave the Luncheon address at this year's Economic Symposium at Jackson Hole. The theme of the symposium was "Designing Resilient Monetary Policy Frameworks for the Future." He advocated for increased government spending to accelerate growth and warned that the focus on innovative monetary policy was distracting from the need to take action on the fiscal front.
Monday, Aug 8, 2016
Why is Europe’s great monetary endeavor, the Euro, in trouble? A string of economic difficulties in Greece, Ireland, Spain, Italy, and other Eurozone nations has left observers wondering whether the currency union can survive.
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016
Two new post-doctoral research scholars will be joining The Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance this fall: Giorgia Barboni and Pierre Bachas.
Friday, Jun 24, 2016
The British people voted yesterday to exit the European Union. The outcome, 52% to leave versus 48% to remain, has shocked many - including members of Princeton faculty. Here are the reactions of three faculty members to this historic event.
Friday, Jun 24, 2016
On the Woodrow Wilson School's "WWS Reacts" blog, you can read more from Princeton's Harold James on the impact of the BREXIT>
Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016
In an article published by Bloomberg last week, Hyun Shin (a member of the JRCPPF's executive committee and head of research at the Bank for Global Settlements) weighed in on the state of global markets, and the intertwined nature of their relationship:
Monday, Jun 6, 2016
The Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance recognizes the seven Undergraduate Associates who received awards for academic excellence: