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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Comparative Political Economy Research Initiative
The Rise of Artificial Intelligence: Implications for the Jobs and the Economy
Martin Ford, founder of a Silicon Valley-based software development firm and author

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 8:30am to 5:30pm

What are the macroeconomic and policy implications of new markets and instruments? Can financial innovation make markets more efficient, or does it increase financial instability? Together we will take a closer look at mortgage design, sovereign debt design, and bank debt design (such as cocos and other derivatives), among other topics.


Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

“Thin political markets” are the processes through which some of the most complex and critical institutions of our capitalist system are determined—e.g., our accounting-standards infrastructure; rules for bank-capital adequacy; actuarial standards; and auditing practice. In thin political markets, corporate special interests are largely...

Monday, December 7, 2015 - 12:15pm to 1:20pm

The Taper tantrum in 2013 hit many emerging markets, including Indonesia. The Indonesian economy, especially the financial sector was under pressure. Indonesia then was classified as a one of the “Fragile five” together with India, Turkey, Brazil, and South Africa. But then, with series of macroeconomic stabilization measures, together with...

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 12:15pm to 1:20pm

Adam Guren is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Boston University. His research focuses on empirical macroeconomics, particularly as applied to the housing market. In this talk, he will discuss the foreclosure crisis, its role in the greater economy, and lessons for foreclosure policy drawing on his research and the research of others....

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 4:30pm

Frank D. Graham Memorial Lecture

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, will present a public talk titled, “Taxes, Spending, Inequality, Wages and Interest Rates: The Latest on the Economic Policy Debates in Washington,” at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Robertson...

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Robert Stavins, the Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government and director of the Harvard University’s Environmental Economics Program at the Kennedy School of Government, will present a public talk titled, “What Can an Economist Possibly Have to Say about Climate Change?” at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Stavins is visiting...