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Summary by Annelise Riles (Cornell Law School) and Jonathan Miller (Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Cornell University)
In the 2016 forum, Riles encouraged members to revisit these questions as part of a larger investigation: “how to understand the place of the state in the market and, in particular, the place of the central bank in relationship to politics in all the senses of the term.” She asked participants to present what they considered the most compelling intellectual questions and political issues surrounding central banks. (read more)
Recent Book Reviews
Odette Lienau: Rethinking Sovereign Debt--Politics, Reputation, and Legitimacy in Modern Finance
Book Review by Kotoe Oshima
The sovereign debt continuity model is a relatively recent phenomenon, whereas odious debt, debt repudiation and other flexible repayment plans historically dominated financial practices. (Read more)