Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016
Karthik Ramanna and Allen Dreshel's editorial in the New York Times calls attention to new accounting rules proposed by the Financial Accounting Board that "could put the economy at greater risk of another huge accounting fraud, like Enron or Lehman Brothers."
Friday, Apr 15, 2016
Harold James, professor at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School, was selected as one of the two new historians at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
Banjamin Moll, Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School and JRCPPF faculty affiliate, was awarded a 2016 Sloan Research Fellowship. The fellowships honor early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars, the next generation of scientific leaders.
Thursday, Mar 17, 2016
Can financial innovation make markets more stable and efficient? Lord Adair Turner (INET chair), Jeremy Bulow, Martin Schneider, Martin Schmalz and other leading economists addressed this question and more on February 18th at The Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance's Fifth Annual Conference, "Financial Innovation and the Macroeconomy." To watch the videos, read the papers or check the slides visit our Videos, Papers and Slides page.
Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016
In the United States, institutional investors hold between seventy to eighty percent of US publicly traded firms. Moreover, it is common for a single institutional investor to be a major shareholder of different firms competing within the same industry. Could this result in anti-competitive behavior and higher prices for consumers?
Friday, Mar 4, 2016
A group of students and faculty affiliated with the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance enjoyed an insightful conversation over lunch with Alvaro Uribe, former President of Colombia and currently Senator in the Colombia Parliament. The topics addressed ranged from the narco-traffic, China's investments and the economic prospect of the Latin American region among others.
Friday, Mar 4, 2016
On Feb. 19, British Prime Minister David Cameron struck a deal with European leaders to give Britain "special status" within the European Union should it decide to remain part of the 28-nation economic and political alliance.
Thursday, Jan 21, 2016
Senior and JRCPPF Undergraduate Associate Tyler Rudolph was among three Princeton undergraduates selected this month to join the inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars. Together with 110 other young people, Rudolph will earn a master's degree next at the prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing.
Friday, Jan 15, 2016
Princeton University students enjoyed an intimate discussion with economist and former Egyptian finance minister Youssef Boutros-Ghali during an informal lunch hosted by The Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance.
Friday, Dec 18, 2015
The Princeton University Office of Communications and the Woodrow Wilson School published an interview yesterday with JRCPPF faculty affiliate and Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs Alan Blinder about his take on the Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates this Wednesday. Blinder, also former vice chairman of the Fed, offered unique insight on the implications for the U.S. economy.