Monday, Dec 14, 2015
In advance of their forthcoming book "The Euro Crisis as a Battle of Ideas," JRCPPF faculty affiliates Markus Brunnermeier and Harold James discussed several key cultural and economic philosophy differences that impede resolution of the Eurozone Crisis, at a lecture that the two gave to Woodrow Wilson School students last month.
Thursday, Dec 10, 2015
Dr. M. Chatib Basri, former Minister of Finance and Chairman of the Investment Coordinating Board of Indonesia, shared his unique insights on the “taper tantrum” of 2013 - and described the Indonesian response to this shock, with clarity and wit - during a lunch and lecture at the Woodrow Wilson School on December 8th.
Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015
From the INET website: "Lord Adair Turner visited the Oxford Martin Lecture Theatre on Tuesday 24 November for a well-attended INET Oxford event launching his latest book Between Debt and the Devil: Money, Credit, and Fixing Global Finance (Princeton University Press).
Monday, Dec 7, 2015
Like many economists, Boston University’s Adam Guren asserts that the failure to develop and implement effective housing market policy was a major contributing factor to the inception and duration of the Great Recession; during a lunch talk he gave to a packed room of Woodrow Wilson School students last month, he explained the many ways his recent research supports this notion.
Monday, Nov 23, 2015
From the main Princeton website: Evan Soltas, of Rumson, New Jersey, is concentrating in economics and pursuing a certificate in statistics and machine learning. At Oxford, he plans to pursue an M.Sc. in applied statistics, combined with an M.Sc. by research in his second year. "I am so thrilled and honored to be selected as a Rhodes Scholar," Soltas said. "I am eagerly looking forward to studying at Oxford and spending two years with my fellow scholars."
Saturday, Nov 21, 2015
On November 14th, The Economist published an article titled "Pulled Back In: The world is entering a third stage of a rolling debt crisis, this time centred on emerging markets." Among many groundbreaking studies, JRCPPF Director Atif Mian's research on the linkages between debt and GDP growth was cited...
Friday, Nov 20, 2015
From the IMF website: "Although many countries have adopted unconventional monetary policies since the global financial crisis, the effects of those policies continue to be a matter of debate...
Friday, Nov 6, 2015
Alan M. Taylor, professor of economics and finance at the University of California, Davis, came to Princeton’s campus October 26-30 during a visit co-sponsored by The Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance, the International Economics Section, and the Bendheim Center for Finance.
Monday, Nov 2, 2015
On October 19, Undergraduate Associates of The Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance joined Bendheim Undergraduate Certificate in Finance juniors and seniors in welcoming former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke to campus during an informal “Coffee and Conversation” event.
Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015
Barney Frank, former member of the U.S. House of Representatives (D-MA) and chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, visited the Woodrow Wilson School as a Conor D. Reilly Distinguished Visitor from October 12-15, 2015...