Join Charles Calomiris, Professor of Financial Institutions at Columbia Business School and expert on financial policy, in beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming for an in-depth look at the future of financial services. From new asset management platforms and the rise of shadow banking to the regulatory challenges of building a stable value cryptocurrency and the role of central banks, we will delve into the myriad of ways that new technologies are shaping the future of the financial industry.
Charles W. Calomiris is Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions at Columbia Business School, and a professor at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. His research spans the areas of banking, corporate finance, financial history and monetary economics. He is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, a Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a member of the Shadow Open Market Committee and the Financial Economists Roundtable, and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Professor Calomiris is past president of the International Atlantic Economic Society, and has served on numerous committees, including the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board, the U.S. Congress’s International Financial Institution Advisory Commission, the Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee, and the Federal Reserve System’s Centennial Advisory Committee. He received a B.A. in economics from Yale and a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford. He is the recipient of numerous awards and research grants. His book (with Stephen Haber), Fragile By Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit (Princeton 2014), received the American Publishers 2015 Award for the best book in Business, Finance and Management, was named one of the Best Economics Books of 2014 by the Financial Times, and one of the Best Books of 2014 by The Times Higher Education Supplement and by Bloomberg Businessweek.
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