Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Conversation with Chairman Paul Volcker and Professor William Silber

Note: Content from Experience Stern: News & Events NYU Stern alumni and students filled Paulson Auditorium on October 15 to hear Professor William Silber discuss his newly published biography of Paul Volcker, “Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence.” His remarks were … Continue reading

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NYU Stern Economists Address the Euro’s Flaws

In “The Euro: Bad Idea, Poorly Executed, Hard to Fix,” a Huffington Post op-ed, NYU Stern Economics Professors David Backus and Kim Schoenholtz explain the most troublesome features of the Euro. Excerpt from the Huffington Post: When the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the 2012 Peace … Continue reading

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Who Won the Recession? The Case for Nouriel Roubini

In the November 2012 edition of Foreign Policy, a special report addresses the “winners” of the Great Recession. NYU Stern Adjunct Professor of Economics Daniel Altman argues for Nouriel Roubini‘s case. Excerpt from Foreign Policy: The Great Recession may have … Continue reading

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Swaps Regulations to Cost an Estimated $6.7 Billion

SimCorp StrategyLab, a private research firm headed by Finance Professor Ingo Walter of NYU Stern, estimates that financial institutions will incur massive costs in compliance with new swaps regulations. Excerpt from International Securities Services: Financial firms will spend an estimated … Continue reading

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