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FPD Chief Economist Talks Archive - 2011

Informal Networks and Shadow Banking: Policy Implications
Robert Townsend, Elizabeth & James Killian Professor of Economics
Department of Economics, MIT
December 8, 2011
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Guaranteed to Fail: The Genie in the Bottle Problem
Viral Acharya, C.V. Starr Professor of Finance
Leonard N. Stern School of Business, NYU
November 7, 2011
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The Next Financial Meltdown?
Simon Johnson, Ronald A. Kurtz (1954) Professor of Entrepreneurship
Sloan School of Management, MIT 
October 31, 2011
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The Six Secrets of Raising Start-Up Capital
Bill Fisher, Entrepreneur, Banker, Author, Former Executive Vice-President of Wells Fargo
September 8, 2011
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Finance and Trust
Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance and the David G. Booth Faculty Fellow
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
July 19, 2011

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Labor Productivity, Regional Development and Quality of Human Capital
Andrei Shleifer, Professor of Economics
Harvard University
May 11, 2011

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Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy
Raghuram Rajan, Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Finance
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
April 15, 2011

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Assessing the Current Crisis in Microfinance and Avoiding the Next One
Abhijit Banerjee, Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
March 2, 2011

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The Guts of a GUT: Doing Business, Enterprise Surveys, and the Grand Unified Theory of Economic Growth
Lant Pritchett, Professor of the Practice of International Development
Harvard Kennedy School
February 15, 2011

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The Great Succession Challenge of Asian Business
Joseph P.H. Fan, Professor of Department of Finance & School of Accountancy
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
January 26, 2011

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The Churning of the Marketplace: Has the Great Recession Distorted Firm Dynamics?
John Haltiwanger, Professor of Economics
University of Maryland
January 5, 2011

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