Upcoming Events

Capitalism, Alone: The Future of the System that Rules the World (Book Talk)

Thu, Feb 27, 2020, 12:15 pm to 1:20 pm

Space is limited. Sign-up HERE.

A provocative account of capitalism’s rise to global dominance and, as different models of capitalism vie for world leadership, a look into what the future may hold.

Location: Bowl A71, Louis A. Simpson International Building
Audience: Princeton University faculty, staff, and students

Merchant Lords and Yeomen Tennants: Capitalism, Feudalism, and Settler Colonialism in the 18th-Century Hudson Valley

Mon, Mar 2, 2020, 12:00 pm

This paper explores the early origins of capitalism in North America from the perspective of a surprisingly under-studied time and place: the large landed estates of colonial New York.

Audience: Princeton University students
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Does Development Aid Improve State Capacity? The Impact of EU Funding on Local Government Capabilities in Poland, Jan Vogler, University of Virginia

Wed, Mar 4, 2020, 12:15 pm

Jan Vogler recently completed his Ph.D. in political science–with a specialization in political economy and political methodology. As of fall 2019, he will be a post-doctoral research associate in the political economy of good government at the University of Virginia's Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics.

Location: TBD
Audience: Princeton University faculty, staff, and students

Fintech and SEC Enforcement Challenges

Thu, Mar 5, 2020, 12:15 pm to 1:20 pm
Location: Bowl A71 | Louis A. Simpson International Building
Audience: Princeton University faculty, staff, and students

Enabling the Clean Energy Transition in SE Asia: Policy Prescriptions and Financing Approaches

Mon, Mar 9, 2020, 12:15 pm to 1:20 pm

Pradeep Tharakan leads the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) public sector energy sector programs in Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam, working closely with senior government officials, private sector entities and civil society.

Location: Wallace 300
Audience: Princeton University faculty, staff, and students
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Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream (Book Talk)

Wed, Mar 11, 2020, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Over the last generation, the United States has undergone seismic changes. Stable institutions have given way to frictionless transactions, which are celebrated no matter what collateral damage they generate. The concentration of great wealth has coincided with the fraying of social ties and the rise of inequality. How did all this come about...

Location: 300 Wallace Hall
Audience: Open to the public

Torsten Slok, Chief International Economist, Managing Director Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc.

Mon, Mar 23, 2020, 12:15 pm to 1:20 pm

Torsten Slok joined Deutsche Bank Securities in the fall of 2005. Mr. Slok’s Economics team has been top-ranked by Institutional Investor in fixed income and equities for the past five years. Slok currently serves as a member of the Economic Club of New York Prior to joining the firm, Mr.

Location: TBD
Audience: Open to the public
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Economic Inequality and Human Development in the 21st Century

Thu, Apr 2, 2020, 12:15 pm

Shivani Nayyar is an economist. Her main interests include Behavioral Economics, Development Microeconomics, and policies and implementation.

Location: TBD
Audience: Princeton University students

Diana Farrell, President and CEO, JPMorgan Chase Institute

Tue, Apr 7, 2020, 12:15 pm to 1:20 pm

RSVP required.

Diana Farrell is the founding President and Chief Executive Officer of the JPMorgan Chase Institute. Previously, Diana was a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company where she was the Global Head of the McKinsey Center for Government and the McKinsey Global Institute.

Location: Bowl A71, Louis A. Simpson International Building
Audience: Princeton University faculty, staff, and students

European Monetary Solidarity in Times of Crisis, Ryan Weldzius

Wed, Apr 8, 2020, 12:15 pm

Ryan Weldzius is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance (NCGG) at Princeton University for academic year 2019-2020. His research interests lie in international and comparative political economy, focusing on the distributional...

Audience: Princeton University faculty, staff, and students
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Capital and Ideology (Book Talk)

Tue, Apr 14, 2020, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

This event will be a ticketed event. Tickets will be released first to the Princeton University students, faculty and staff (PU ID holders), and then remaining tickets will be distributed to the general public a few days later. Tickets will be distributed beginning around April 1. Please check back for more information.

Location: McCosh Hall, Room 10
Audience: Ticketed event, Open to the public

Monica Prasad, Professor of Sociology, Northwestern University

Thu, Apr 30, 2020, 12:15 pm to 1:20 pm

Monica Prasad's areas of interest are political sociology, economic sociology, and comparative historical sociology.

Location: Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building

Past Events

The Euro at 21: A View from the South, John Mourmouras, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Greece

Health Interventions and Productivity Gaps: Evidence from the Early 1900s US South

(9th Annual Conference) Development Finance in Fragile States

Thu, Feb 20, 2020, 3:00 pm to Fri, Feb 21, 2020, 3:45 pm

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