GFI speakers and events

Conservation Finance and Private Investing: Leveraging Capital for Sustainability
April 23, 2018

Conference: The Changing Politics of Central Banking
April 18-19, 2016

Article on Einaudi Center website

Video: Keynote address by Adam Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Video: Bartels World Affairs Lecture by Alan S. Blinder, Princeton University

Video: Selected conference proceedings


Working Papers

Constructing and Maintaining Legitimacy: Sociological Perspectives of the Politics of Central Banking
Megan Doherty Bea, Cornell University

Challenges Confronting Central Bankers Today
Adam Hayes, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Global Politics of Central Banking: A View from Political Science
Erin Lockwood, Northwestern University

The Changing Politics of Central Banking: A Legal Perspective
Marcelo M. Prates, Duke University


Roundtable: The Future of the World Bank and the Architecture of the Multilateral Development Banks
April 4, 2016

Johannes Linn, former Vice President, Europe and Central Asia, World Bank

Homi Kharas, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director for the Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institution, and former Chief Economist, East Asia and the Pacific, World Bank

Caroline Freund, Senior Fellow, Petersen Institute, former Chief Economist, North Africa and the Middle East, World Bank

Ravi Kanbur, T. H. Lee Professor of World Affairs, International Professor of Applied Economics and Management and Professor of Economics, Cornell University, former Chief Economist, Africa Region, World Bank

Video on CornellCast


Lecture: Bitcoin and Beyond: Yesterday, Today, and the Next Ten Minutes
March 2, 2016

Elaine Shi, Professor of Computer Science, Cornell University.


Workshop: Asian Economic Integration: Quo Vadis?
January 28, 2016

Iwan Azis, Professor of Economics, University of Indonesia; Adjunct Professor, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell; and former head, Office of Regional Economic Integration, Asian Development Bank.


Workshop: Taming the Market: Epistemic Failure at the Federal Reserve
November 13, 2015

Mitchel Y. Abolafia, Professor of Public Administration and Policy, SUNY Albany.


Workshop: Governing Failure
October 2, 2015

Jacqueline Best, Professor of Political Science, University of Ottawa


Workshop: The Heisei Financial Crisis, the Bank of Japan, and Abenomics
April 28, 2015

Masanori Tanabe, Former Governor, Deposit Insurance Corporation of Japan.


Workshop: Rethinking Finance
April 27, 2015

Douglas Holmes, Professor of Anthropology, University of Binghamton.


Workshop: The Relevance of Keynes
March 18, 2015

Lord Robert Skidelsky, Professor Emeritus of Political Economy, University of Warwick.


Workshop: New Approaches to International Financial Regulation
February 11, 2015

Annelise Riles, Jack G. Clarke Professor of Law in Far East Legal Studies and Professor of Anthropology, Cornell University.


Workshop: Japan's Debt as an Anthropological Problem
December 2, 2014

Hirokazu Miyazaki, Professor, Anthropology Department and Director, East Asia Program, Cornell University.


Workshop: American Power after the Financial Crisis
November 4, 2014

Jonathan Kirshner, Stephen and Barbara Friedman Professor of International Political Economy, Cornell University.


Joint GFI and Anthropology Department​ Colloquium: From Financial Inclusion to Knowing Risk: Subject Production and Malaysia's Islamic Finance Project
October 24, 2014

Daromir Rudnyckyj, Professor of Anthropology, University of Victoria.


Roundtable: New Approaches to the Study of Global Finance
October 24, 2014

Hirokazu Miyazaki, Cornell University.

Douglas Holmes, Binghamton University.

Daromir Rudnyckyj, University of Victoria. 


Workshop: A Tale of Two Crises: Culture and the Crisis Policies to Save the Banks but Not the Homeowners
October 7, 2014

Alicia Eads, Sociology PhD Student, Cornell University.


Workshop: Anti-Crisis
April 25, 2014

Janet Roitman, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, New School


Workshop: Economy of Words: Communicative Imperatives in Central Banks and Rethinking Sovereign Debt: Politics, Reputation, and Legitimacy in Modern Finance
April 7, 2014

Douglas Holmes, Binghamton University.

Odette Lienau, Associate Professor, Cornell Law School.


Workshop: The Second End of Laisez Faire: The Bootstrapping Nature of Money and the Inherent Instability of Capitalism
March 25, 2014

Katsuhito Iwai, Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Tokyo (Mori, Hamada Fellow, Clarke Program in East Asian Law and Culture)


Workshop: The Banking Crisis in Iceland: Did the Government Pretend That Facts from Reality Were Other Than They Were?
March 3, 2014

Hilmar Hilmarsson, Professor, School of Business and Science, University of University of Akureyri.


Lecture: Searching for Risk Culture in Financial Organizations
Workshop: Risk Management of Nothing
November 25, 2013

Mike Power, Director, Center for the Analysis of Risk and Regulation, and Professor of Accounting at the London School of Economics. 


Lecture: A Market of Distrust and Obligation: The Micropolitics of Unofficial Payments for Hospital Care in China
Workshop: Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China
October 17, 2013

Cheris Chan, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Hong Kong University. 


Lecture: Possessive Collectivism: Ownership and the Politics of Credit Access in Late-Twentieth Century America
Workshop: Capitalizing on Crisis
September 30, 2013

Greta Krippner, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan.