Economics

Financial Markets

  • International Organizations
    The IMF: The World’s Controversial Financial Firefighter
    The International Monetary Fund, both criticized and lauded for its efforts to promote financial stability, continues to find itself at the forefront of global economic crisis management.
  • Economics
    Lessons Learned With Afsaneh Beschloss
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    Afsaneh Beschloss discusses her distinguished career in finance, including her roles as founder and CEO of RockCreek, a leading global investment firm, her time as treasurer and chief investment officer of the World Bank, and as managing director and partner at the Carlyle Group. Lessons Learned is a roundtable series, open to term members and younger life members, which features distinguished speakers who reflect on their career experiences, the choices they made along the way, and the lessons they have learned from them.
  • Economics
    Investing for the Long-Term in a Short-Term World
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    Panelists discuss how companies can focus on long-term value creation while meeting shareholder expectations for quarterly profit, whether capitalism should be reformed to encourage companies to ensure durable growth and sustainable investment, and how companies can plan and invest for the long-term while managing short-term pressures.  

Experts in this Topic

Willem H. Buiter
Willem H. Buiter

Adjunct Senior Fellow

Justin Muzinich
Justin Muzinich

Distinguished Fellow

Benn Steil
Benn Steil

Senior Fellow and Director of International Economics