Category: 2012

2012 Summer Fellow Is Presenter at Banking Conference in China

2012 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellow Peng Huang gave a presentation on his research on inflation-linked bonds and worry-free investment at the 2012 World Finance & Banking Symposium at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Shanghai in China on December 17-18. Huang discussed the feasibility of introducing inflation-linked bonds in China and studied their role in helping […]

New Book Published from Pardee Center’s “South-South” Conference

A new book titled The Future of South-South Economic Relations stemming from a Pardee Center 2010 conference of the same name was recently published by Zed Books. The book was edited by former Pardee Center Director Prof. Adil Najam (now Vice Chancellor of Lahore University of Management Sciences in Pakistan) and Pardee Center Research Fellow […]

Pardee Center Releases New Paper on the IMF and Financial Globalization

The Pardee Center has published the 26th paper in the Issues in Brief Series, “The IMF’s New View on Financial Globalization: A Critical Assessment,” by Faculty Fellow Kevin Gallagher. The paper is Prof. Gallagher’s assessment of the IMF’s new “institutional view” on capital account liberalization and the management of capital flows between countries announced in December […]

Expert Panel Discusses “The Urban Century” at Pardee House Seminar

Three Pardee Center Faculty Fellows were joined by a former economic development official in New York City for a discussion on “The Urban Century: Local Challenges, Global Matters” during a Pardee House Seminar on Thursday, December 13. Paul McManus, director of Boston University’s Sustainable Neighborhood Lab project, moderated the panel, which included Prof. Nathan Phillips […]

Kevin P. Gallagher Writes Op-ed for Project Syndicate

Pardee Faculty Fellow Kevin P. Gallagher wrote an op-ed for Project Syndicate titled “The IMF’s Half Step.” Prof. Gallagher, who is the Co-Chair of the Pardee Center Task Force on Regulating Global Capital Flows for Long-Run Development, writes that the International Monetary Fund’s new move to enforce capital controls does not go far enough. Read the […]

Pardee Director James McCann Leads Roundtable Panel in Ethiopia

Director ad interim James McCann led a four-person roundtable panel at the 18th International Conference on Ethiopian Studies in the city of Dire Dawa, Ethiopia on October 31-November 2nd. Panelists on the Roundtable included former Pardee Post-doctoral Fellow  Heran Sereke-Brhan, Stefan Bruene, (Hamburg University and Intergovernmental Authority on Development), Masresha Fetene, Vice President for Research, (Addis […]

Kevin P. Gallagher Quoted in Bloomberg Businessweek

Faculty Fellow Kevin P. Gallagher is quoted in Bloomberg Businessweek’s article, “IMF Officially Endorses Capital Controls in Reversal.” Also quoted is  Paulo Nogueira Batista, Executive Director for Brazil and eight other Latin American countries at the International Monetary Fund, who was the featured luncheon speaker at a September 2011 meeting of the Pardee Task Force […]

Next Pardee House Seminar on Challenges in “The Urban Century”

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future is pleased to announce a Parde House Seminar titled The Urban Century: Local Challenges, Global Matters. The seminar will be held at the Pardee Center on Thursday, December 13, 2012. Featured speakers include Pardee Faculty Fellow Prof. Nathan Phillips, (Earth and Environment, BU), Faculty Fellow […]

Pardee Center Releases New Paper on Role of Religion in Latin America

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future has published the 25th paper in the Issues In Brief series.  “Religion, Social Movements, and Zones of Crisis in Latin America,” was written by Boston University Prof. Jeffrey W. Rubin, Prof. David Smilde of the University of Georgia, and Prof. Benjamin Junge of […]

Pardee Faculty Fellow Nathan Phillips Interviewed on WBUR

Pardee Center Faculty Fellow Nathan Phillips was interviewed on the WBUR show Radio Boston November 25. Prof. Phillips answered questions about his study on leaks in Boston’s aging natural gas system published earlier this month in Environmental Pollution titled Mapping urban pipeline leaks: Methane leaks across Boston. The interview came in the wake of a […]