Money & Banking

    Modern macroeconomics and finance have both turned their backs on the study of money and banking but, after 2008, we need new economic thinking about money and banking more than ever. We must rediscover, rework and develop the study of banking and central banking, bringing both into the globalization age.

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    Microfinance & Austerity: No Womens' Empowerment without Community Involvement

    How austerity policies and microfinance can bankrupt rather than empower women. Professor Girón discusses why microfinance cannot replace development banks. Watch the video

    Chanos: Is a big change underway in global capitalism?

    Milwaukee-born short-seller Jim Chanos, founder and managing partner of New York-based Kynikos Associates, teaches University of Wisconsin and Yale business students about corporate fraud. During his life and career, he has witnessed seismic shifts in economic thinking and the relationship between labor and capital. Chanos shares his thoughts on the world emerging from the election of Donald Trump and the tumultuous political events of 2016.  Read more