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What Are the Short- and Medium-term Implications of the US Elections for the Modern Political Economy?
Featuring Ray Horton, Frank R. Lautenberg Professor Emeritus of Ethics and Corporate Governance; Dean Emeritus Glenn Hubbard, Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics and faculty director of the Chazen Institute for Global Business; and Tano Santos, David L. and Elsie M. Dodd Professor of Finance and co-director of Heilbrunn Center for Graham and Dodd Investing.

The discussion which will be moderated by Hannah Levintova ’21, will cover the outcome of the 2020 Presidential election, highlighting its impact and implications on the American and international political economies.

Nov 11, 2020 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Ray Horton
Frank R. Lautenberg Professor Emeritus of Ethics and Corporate Governance @Columbia Business School
Professor Ray Horton teaches the popular elective course Modern Political Economy. A member of the Columbia Business School faculty since 1970, he served two years while on leave from the School as Executive Director of the Temporary Commission on City Finances during the New York City fiscal crisis, and later served 15 years as Director of Research and President of the Citizens Budget Commission. His publications on municipal finance and public and nonprofit management include 14 books, numerous journal articles and policy studies. In 1981, he founded the Public and Nonprofit Management Program at CBS. In 2000, that program morphed into the Social Enterprise Program and later became Tamer Center for Social Enterprise.
Glenn Hubbard
Dean Emeritus; Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance & Economics; faculty director of the Chazen Institute for Global Business @Columbia Business School
Dean Emeritus Glenn Hubbard is a specialist in public finance, managerial information and incentive problems in corporate finance, and financial markets and institutions. He has written more than 90 articles and books on corporate finance, investment decisions, banking, energy economics and public policy and has co-authored Healthy, Wealthy, & Wise: Five Steps to a Better Health Care System. In a recent book, Tax Policy and Multinational Corporations, he argues that US tax policy significantly affects financing and investment decisions of multinational corporations. Hubbard has applied his research interests in business (as a consultant on taxation and corporate finance to many corporations), in government (as deputy assistant of the US Treasury Department and as a consultant to the Federal Reserve Board, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and many government agencies) and in academia (in faculty collaboration or visiting appointments at Columbia, University of Chicago and Harvard).
Tano Santos
David L. & Elsie M. Dodd Professor of Finance; co-director of Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing @Columbia Business School
Professor Tano Santos' research focuses on two distinct areas. A first interest is the field of asset pricing with a particular emphasis on theoretical and empirical models that can account for the predictability of returns, both in the time series and the cross section. A second interest of Professor Santos is applied economic theory, specifically, the economics of financial innovations as well as theory of organizations. He teaches options markets.