The Public Lecture Series aims to bridge theory and practice by inviting distinguished practitioners and policy makers to share their perspective and engage in active dialogue on social, political, and economic issues.
March 31 (Postponed): An Economist Walks into a Brothel: A Book Talk with Allison Schrager
February 24: The Global Consequences of the US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
February 19: The Brussels Effect: How the EU Rules the World, a Book Talk with Anu Bradford
November 19: Public Aspects of Private Equity
November 12: Fintech Banking at the Crossroads
October 30: The End of Shareholder Primacy? Understanding the Business Roundtable Statement
April 17: Lessons in Leadership: John Bassett III, Chair of Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Co.
March 5: Fintech Startups and Financial Health
February 25: The Rise of Chinese Fintech: Lessons for the United States
November 13: Business, Investing Strategy, and Geopolitics in the Middle East: Profit and Growth Amid Headwinds?
November 7: ESG and Public Funds: Risks and Opportunities in Investment Practices?
October 25: Trade Under Trump
October 18: Book Talk with Paul Tucker, Unelected Power: The Search for Legitimacy in Central Banking and Regulatory State
April 9: Lessons in Leadership: Andrea Jung
March 26: The Economic Implications of the New Tax Law
February 5: Regulating Cryptocurrencies: The Future of Bitcoin, Ether, and Other Tokens
November 20: Cyber Defense Tools: Limitations and Opportunities
October 30: Conversation with Sheelah Kolhatkar, author of Black Edge
April 18: Energy Industry Developments and Trump Administration Policy
February 28: Tax Reform Under the Trump Administration
November 29: Is the Glass Ceiling Dented, Cracked, Broken, or Firmly in Place?
November 21: The Future of Job Displacement and Worker Protection
October 29: Forces Driving Global Immigration and U.S. Immigration Law
March 22: Seizing Tomorrow's Global Market Opportunities
February 9: Risk and Return in Today's World
November 11: Capital Structure in Major Corporations
November 5: Competitiveness in US Manufacturing
April 29: A Discussion with Laurence D. Fink, CEO of BlackRock, Inc.
February 26: Neal Soss on the Future of the Global Economy
November 19: Book Talk with Glenn Hubbard, Author of Balance
February 19: Cyber Threats and Cyber Security
February 4: The Nature of Work in the US Today and Tomorrow
November 27: Achieving Energy Independence for North America
November 13: The Future of American Workers
October 2: The Economic Consequences of Inaction on Taxation and Government Expenditures Post the U.S. Presidential Elections
September 19: Tax Policies that Might Work
April 12: Intended and Unintended Consequences of Financial Regulatory Responses to the Financial Crisis
March 20: Manufacturing and Misappropriation
November 29: Seth Pinsky on Economic Development Projects in New York City
October 28: A Discussion with Bill Winters