Spring 2012

This conference on "The Culture of Credit" features two panel discussions, as well as a keynote lecture by Jeff Madrick.

This installment of the Heyman Center's "Money Series" features Gillian Tett, US managing editor of the Financial Times.

The Money Series
Debt: The Long View

Thursday, March 8, 2012

This discussion of debt and finance will explore how debt's significance in our culture and society and how debt has changed over time.

This event will feature Robin Blackburn, Professor of Sociology at University of Essex; Marxist economist Prabhat Patnaik; and Robert Pollin, Professor of Economics at University of Massachusetts Amherst. Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University, will chair.

The Money Series
Casualties of Credit

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Carl Wennerlind, Assistant Professor of History at Barnard College and author of Casualties of Credit: The English Financial Revolution, 1620-1720 (Harvard University Press, 2011), will speak on changes in 17th century natural philosophy, epistemology, and political economy that contributed to the modern Financial Revolution.

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