International Finance

    When capital markets are global, asset pricing is global. When money markets are global, the cost of funds is global. Globalization creates new opportunities and new constraints for both private and public borrowers. The question is how local institutions shape the effects of globalization.

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    Financial Markets Have Taken Over the Economy. To Prevent Another Crisis, They Must Be Brought to Heel.

    Banks have long had undue influence in society. But with the rapid expansion of a financial sector that transforms all debts and assets into tradable commodities, we are faced with something far worse: financial markets with an only abstract, inflated, and destabilizing relationship with the real economy. To prevent another crisis, finance must be domesticated and turned into a useful servant of society.  Read more

    Brexit and the European Union: One Year On

    Oct 10, 2017 | 04:00—05:30

    Is Europe’s Economic Recovery for Real?

    Oct 3, 2017 | 04:00—05:30

    The New New Deal

    May 26, 2017

    Mexico, NAFTA, and the Future of the North American Economy

    A discussion featuring Kenneth Smith, Head of the Trade and NAFTA Office of the Ministry of the Economy of Mexico, and Jay Pelosky, Principal of Pelosky Global Strategies. Read more