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The Minsky Conference Returns

Participants Lakshman Achuthan, Cofounder, Economic Cycle Research Institute Binyamin Appelbaum, Editorial Board Member, New York Times Robert Barbera, Director, J.H.U. Center for Financial Economics; Economics Department Fellow, The Johns Hopkins University Peter Coy, Economics Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek Charles Evans, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Jason Furman, Aetna Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy, Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and the Department of...

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Join Us for the 28th Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference

Michael Stephens | March 11, 2019 This year’s Minsky conference will be a one-day affair, featuring keynote speakers that include St. Louis Fed President James Bullard, former PIMCO chief economist Paul McCulley (now Senior Fellow at Cornell Law), and First Vice President of the Minneapolis Fed, Ron Feldman. The Levy Institute’s Jan Kregel will be discussing reform of the eurozone system; Michalis Nikiforos will be...

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Minskyan Reflections on the Ides of September

The 10th anniversary of the September collapse of the US financial system has led to a number of commentaries on the causes of the Lehman bankruptcy and cures for its aftermath. Most tend to focus on identifying the proximate causes of the crisis in an attempt to assess the adequacy of the regulations put in place after the crisis to prevent a repetition. It is interesting that while Hy Minsky’s work became a touchstone of attempts to analyze the crisis as it was occurring, his work is...

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Tcherneva and Wray on the Public Service Employment (PSE) Program

Michael Stephens | August 15, 2018 The job guarantee proposal fleshed out and analyzed by L. Randall Wray, Flavia Dantas, Scott Fullwiler, Pavlina Tcherneva, and Stephanie Kelton — dubbed the Public Service Employment (PSE) program — garnered a considerable amount of media attention as support for some version of a job guarantee began appearing on the agendas of various 2020 Democratic hopefuls. This panel discussion at the...

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27th Annual Minsky Conference Presentations

Michael Stephens | April 19, 2018 The 27th Minsky Conference — “Financial Stability in a World of Rising Rates and the Repeal of Dodd-Frank” — just wrapped up yesterday. Anyone interested in the slide presentations can find them below: Welcome and Introduction Jan Kregel, Director of Research, Levy InstituteRemarks in PDF Session 1. US AND GLOBAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK MODERATOR: L. Randall Wray, Senior Scholar, Levy Institute;...

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On the Concert of Interests and Unlearning the Lessons of the 1930s

Jan Kregel opened this year’s Minsky Conference (which just wrapped up yesterday) with a reminder that the broader public challenges we face today are still in many ways an echo of those that faced the nation in 1930s. What follows is an abridged version of those remarks: This year’s conference takes place in an increasingly charged and divisive economic and political atmosphere. Sharp differences in approach are present within the new administration, within the majority party, and even...

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“America First” and Financial Stability: 26th Minsky Conference

Participants Lakshman Achuthan, Cofounder and Chief Operations Officer, Economic Cycle Research Institute Robert J. Barbera, Codirector, Center for Financial Economics, The Johns Hopkins University Fernando J. Cardim de Carvalho, Senior Scholar, Levy Institute; Emeritus Professor of Economics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) Michael E. Feroli, Chief US Economist, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Scott Fullwiler, Professor of Economics, University of Missouri–Kansas City Esther L. George,...

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