March 26th, 2013 4:00PM – 6:00PM Kenmore Classroom Building 565 Commonwealth Avenue
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From The Financial Times By beyondbrics December 27, 2012 Alongside the various FT correspondents around the world, beyondbrics plays host to a wide range of guest writers, among whom you’ll find business leaders, academics, market insiders and politicians – and this year, particularly of from Russia. Which contributions did our readers like the most? Here […]
Subsidy needs to be quantified, say William Isaac and Cornelius Hurley January 17, 2013 6:46 pm By William Isaac and Cornelius Hurley Senators from opposite ends of the US political spectrum are finally asking the question that should have been answered before Dodd-Frank became law: how big is “too big to fail”? Democrat Sherrod Brown […]
(Boston) — Boston University’s Center for Finance, Law & Policy has announced the election of Karen Shaw Petrou, managing partner of Federal Financial Analytics, Inc., and Suzanne L. Duncan, Senior Vice President of State Street Corporation as members of its Board of Advisors. Ms. Petrou founded Federal Financial Analytics in 1985. Her firm specializes in […]
Featuring Speaker Eugene Ludwig Date: February 27th, 2013 12:00PM-2:00PM Location: Hotel Commonwealth 500 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215 This event is generously co-sponsored by the Graduate Program in Banking and Financial Law and the MBA Finance Club
A critical emerging issue in economic development is the role that Diasporas and remittances can play in redeveloping post-conflict states.
4:30PM-6PM, November 8th, 2012 Boston University Law School, Room 1570 765 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215 Barofsky will reveal vivid behind-the-scenes details of the extreme degree to which our government officials bent over backward to serve the interests of Wall Street firms at the expense of the broader public—and at the expense of effective financial […]
Watch this video on YouTube John R. Silber (Hon.’95), the president emeritus and former chancellor who led the transformation of Boston University from a commuter school to a renowned research institution, died early this morning, Thursday, September 27, at age 86. The cause of death was kidney failure. Silber, who came to Boston University in […]
From Bloomberg By Laurence Kotlikoff August 21, 2012 Some 500 of my colleagues in economics, almost all academics, have signed a statement applauding former Governor Mitt Romney’s economic plan and condemning President Barack Obama’s handling of the economy. The statement amounts to an endorsement of Romney’s presidential candidacy. As such, it represents a disservice to […]
From Forbes By Peter Wallison & Cornelius Hurley August 14, 2012 Congressman Paul Ryan’s selection as Mitt Romney’s running mate is being described as a “game changer” that shifts the presidential election from negative tit-for-tat swipes to a higher strategic plane. What better time than now to have the long overdue discussion about the central […]