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Chris Sims addressed Central Bankers at Jackson Hole
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.
"The Euro and the Battle of Ideas" now available
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. In this book, Markus Brunnermeier, Harold James, and Jean-Pierre Landau argue that the core problem with the Euro lies…

Two New Visiting Scholars to Join JRCPPF
July 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.

Giorgia Barboni comes to us at the conclusion of a year as visiting scholar at the Evidence for Policy Design, a program of the Harvard Kennedy School. She has also…

More Reactions to BREXIT
June 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>

Faculty Affiliate Ashoka Mody also published a piece in response to the BREXIT on…

James, Brunnermeier, and Redding react to BREXIT
June 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.

Harold James, Claude and Lore Kelly Professor of European Studies and…

JRCPPF Executive Committee Member Hyun Shin on Rethinking Global Markets
June 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:

"Financial markets, for their part, appear to be…

New Partnership Between JRCPPF and the African School of Economics
June 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…

JRCPPF Undergraduate Associates Receive Academic Honors
June 6, 2016
The Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance recognizes the seven Undergraduate Associates who received awards for academic excellence:
New WWS Graduate Melissa Yin '16 Answers: "Why Take Accounting?"
June 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. As we endeavor to guide students to explore issues at the…

Philip Bennett on Public Policy Delivery Through Private Sector Investment
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).