Monday, Jun 6, 2016
Princeton University provost David Lee, and president and founder of the African School of Economics Leonard Wantchekon (who is also professor of politics at Princeton), recently formalized a new partnership between The Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance (JRCPPF) and the African School of Economics, Benin (ASE), concluding a t
Monday, Jun 6, 2016
The Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance recognizes the seven Undergraduate Associates who received awards for academic excellence:
Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016
A core aim of The Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance is to support learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. JRCPPF co-sponsors the course ECO361, Financial Accounting taught by Roman Weil, Lecturer with the Rank of Professor in Economics.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Philip Bennett *79 has accrued more than 30 years of experience in global financial markets since graduating from the Woodrow Wilson School with a masters in public administration. Today, he puts his considerable skills and experience to use as the first vice president and chief operating officer of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Read up on Atif Mian's latest research as published in two recent working papers. This month, Mian's work (with coauthor Amir Sufi), "Who Bears the Cost of Recessions? The Role of House Prices and Household Debt," was released by NBER.
Monday, May 23, 2016
On June 23, the people of the United Kingdom will decide whether or not to leave the European Union. It’s a decision with considerable implications—not just for the UK and other EU countries, but for the world as a whole.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
The Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance celebrated the end of the 2015-2016 academic year earlier this month with a Prospect House luncheon for our Undergraduate Associates.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Yuliy Sannikov, a professor of economics at Princeton University, has been awarded the 2016 John Bates Clark Medal by the American Economic Association (AEA). The Clark Medal is awarded to that American economist under the age of forty who is judged to have made the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge.
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."
Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016
Eight years after the financial crisis, competing narratives continue to clash over the causes of the great recession. Sheila Bair, who served as the Chairperson of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), offers her own perspectives—on which narratives ring true, and whether responses to the crisis have made the system safer.