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Use of Federal Reserve Programs - 06/25/2020

June 25, 2020

Below we report on operational Fed programs, based on the Fed’s weekly H.4.1 release. Since last week, the Treasury’s equity contribution to the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility was invested in securities; however, no facility-specific assets have been purchased so far. The Bank of England signifantly decreased its use of the swap lines established with the Fed in March. It is now the Fed’s smallest counterparty.

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[VIRTUAL] Conference Recap: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infrastructure

June 24, 2020
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In early June, the ICF hosted a two-day virtual conference about the “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infrastructure.” ICF Faculty Director, William Goetzmann, and ICF Deputy Director, Geert Rouwenhorst, organized the conference jointly with Pierre-Cyrille Hautcoeur (Paris...

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Korea Announces New Deal Budget Proposal Aimed at Developing its Post-COVID Economy

June 23, 2020

The Korean government recently released a new proposal to increase the 2020 budget to promote recovery following the economic shock caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The proposal intends to promote economic growth and employment over the next few years. Total support is valued at KRW 35.3 trillion ($29 billion), funded through debt issuance (67 percent), restructuring spending and prioritizing the measures outlined in the bill above other government expenses (29 percent) and borrowing from social security funds (4 percent).

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Video: Liwei Wang ’20 Discusses Multimedia Project ‘Chinatown Stories’

June 23, 2020

Liwei Wang ’20, a joint-degree graduate of Yale SOM and  the Yale School of Architecture, recently discussed Chinatown Stories, a multimedia project he developed as an architecture studio exercise with School of Architecture classmates Ray Wu and Winston Yuen, in an episode of the Schwarzman Center’s web series, One.

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Nonprofits Are Our Essential Workers During the Covid-19 Crisis: We Should Provide the Capital They Need to Succeed

June 23, 2020
Students

Completing our business school education during the time of COVID-19 has been an eye-opening experience. Our studies in systems thinking and leadership offer a unique lens to view the significant flaws in America’s institutions and shortcomings in national leadership exposed by this crisis. We...

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Use of Federal Reserve Programs - 06/25/2020

June 25, 2020

Below we report on operational Fed programs, based on the Fed’s weekly H.4.1 release. Since last week, the Treasury’s equity contribution to the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility was invested in securities; however, no facility-specific assets have been purchased so far. The Bank of England signifantly decreased its use of the swap lines established with the Fed in March. It is now the Fed’s smallest counterparty.

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[VIRTUAL] Conference Recap: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infrastructure

June 24, 2020
Will Goetzmann 1

In early June, the ICF hosted a two-day virtual conference about the “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infrastructure.” ICF Faculty Director, William Goetzmann, and ICF Deputy Director, Geert Rouwenhorst, organized the conference jointly with Pierre-Cyrille Hautcoeur (Paris...

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Korea Announces New Deal Budget Proposal Aimed at Developing its Post-COVID Economy

June 23, 2020

The Korean government recently released a new proposal to increase the 2020 budget to promote recovery following the economic shock caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The proposal intends to promote economic growth and employment over the next few years. Total support is valued at KRW 35.3 trillion ($29 billion), funded through debt issuance (67 percent), restructuring spending and prioritizing the measures outlined in the bill above other government expenses (29 percent) and borrowing from social security funds (4 percent).

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Video: Liwei Wang ’20 Discusses Multimedia Project ‘Chinatown Stories’

June 23, 2020

Liwei Wang ’20, a joint-degree graduate of Yale SOM and  the Yale School of Architecture, recently discussed Chinatown Stories, a multimedia project he developed as an architecture studio exercise with School of Architecture classmates Ray Wu and Winston Yuen, in an episode of the Schwarzman Center’s web series, One.

Continue reading “Video: Liwei Wang ’20 Discusses Multimedia Project ‘Chinatown Stories’”

Nonprofits Are Our Essential Workers During the Covid-19 Crisis: We Should Provide the Capital They Need to Succeed

June 23, 2020
Students

Completing our business school education during the time of COVID-19 has been an eye-opening experience. Our studies in systems thinking and leadership offer a unique lens to view the significant flaws in America’s institutions and shortcomings in national leadership exposed by this crisis. We...

Continue reading “Nonprofits Are Our Essential Workers During the Covid-19 Crisis: We Should Provide the Capital They Need to Succeed”