Minsky Abroad

Michael Stephens | June 3, 2013

Announcing two upcoming conferences, organized as part of the Levy Institute’s international research agenda and in conjunction with the Ford Foundation Project on Financial Instability, which draws on Hyman Minsky’s extensive work on financial governance, the structure of financial systems to ensure stability, and the role of government in achieving a growing and equitable economy:

Financial Governance after the Crisis

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
September 26–27, 2013

Among the key topics the conference will address are: designing a financial structure to promote investment in emerging markets; the challenges to global growth posed by continuing austerity measures; the impact of the credit crunch on economic and financial markets; and the larger effects of tight fiscal policy as it relates to the United States, the eurozone, and the BRIC countries.

(see here for list of participants)

The Eurozone Crisis, Greece, and the Experience of Austerity

Athens, Greece
November 8–9, 2013

Topics to be addressed include: the challenges to global growth and employment posed by the continuing eurozone debt crisis; the impact of austerity on output and employment; the ramifications of the credit crunch for economic and financial markets; the larger implications of government deficits and debt crises for US and European economic policies; and central bank independence and financial reform.

(see here for list of participants)


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