May 7—The Yale School of Management (SOM) announced today a partnership with Timothy F. Geithner, 75th secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, to improve the quality of practical knowledge available about the consequential craft of financial crisis prevention and response.
Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Paul Volcker criticized the current state of democracy in America in a Wilson School lecture on Friday. Volcker explained that the topic of the lecture would be “Good Governance,” examining the current state of the United States’ governing bodies and whether or not they are meeting the needs of citizens.
The Yale Program on Financial Stability (YPFS) is holding its inaugural conference on August 1, 2014 on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. The conference is held jointly with the Journal of Banking and Finance (JBF) on the topic of “bank capital”. We especially welcome papers that successfully bring academic rigor to practical questions faced by regulators.