Yuliy Sannikov Wins Clark Medal

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
by vrosenth
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.

Sheila Bair, Former FDIC Chairman, Discusses the Financial Crisis

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016
by restrada
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.

Benjamin Moll Awarded 2016 Sloan Fellowship

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
by vrosenth

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.  Moll's  work seeks to advance two core research agendas.

Watch "Financial Markets and the Macro Economy" Conference Videos

Thursday, Mar 17, 2016
by restrada
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.  

What would a "Brexit" mean for the EU?

Friday, Mar 4, 2016
by vrosenth

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.

The United Kingdom has long been threatening to leave the EU, and with a June 23 referendum on the horizon, a British exit — or "Brexit" — is a strong possibility.

Former Colombian President Discusses Latin America's Prospects

Friday, Mar 4, 2016
by vrosenth
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.


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