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  • Carolyn Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University
  • Robert Hockett, Professor of Law, Cornell University Law School
  • Gustav Peebles, Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs, The New School

The phenomenon known as “hoarding” has become quite prominent in two separate disciplines lately. On the one hand, an efflorescence of literature in Psychiatry has sought methods to diagnose and treat individuals who suffer from “hoarding disorder.” On the other hand, economists and other policy experts have been pondering various methods to reduce bank hoarding and thereby revivify the lending that seized up during the 2008 financial crisis.

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