Global Finance Initiative: A Book Celebration with Jonathan Kirshner, Global Finance Initiative Workshop at Uris Hall

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Jonathan Kirshner, Stephen and Barbara Friedman Professor of International Political Economy at Cornell University, will present his new book: American Power after the Financial Crisis.

Date: 
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 7:15am

EAP: Global Finance Initiative: Daromir Rudnyckyj Colloquium at McGraw Hall

Daromir Rudnyckyj, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Victoria will present:“From Financial Inclusion to Knowing Risk: Subject Production and Malaysia’s Islamic Finance Project.”Discussant: Doug Holmes (Professor of Anthropology, Binghamton University).

This event is co-sponsored by the Global Finance Initiative and the Department of Anthropology.

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EAP: Global Finance Initiative: A Roundtable Discussion at Uris Hall

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Join Daromir Rudnyckyj (Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Victoria) and others to discuss new and emerging approaches to the study of global finance. Discussion will be moderated by Hirokazu Miyazaki, Director of the East Asian Studies Program and Coordinator of the Global Finance Initiative at Cornell University.

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EAP: Global Finance Initiative: Alicia Eads, Global Finance Initiative Workshop at Uris Hall

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As part of a Global Finance Initiative workshop, Sociology PhD student Alicia Eads will present her research: "A Tale of Two Crises: Cultural Beliefs and the Crisis Policies to Save the Banks but Not Homeowners"

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EAP: Exploring Careers Outside Academia: A Discussion

Dear EAP, SAP, and SEAP Graduate Students,As a graduate student, are you wondering:What career options are available to someone with a graduate degree in my field?What skills have I developed during graduate school that will help me pursue a career outside of academia?What is the process for exploring careers beyond the professoriate—and what career resources are available at Cornell?If so, join Anne Poduska, Ph.D., the Graduate & International Student Career Advisor at Cornell Career Services, on Tuesday, October 7 at 5pm, to discuss these and any other questions you might have about t

Shanjun Li: Better Lucky Than Rich? Welfare Analysis of Automobile License Allocations in Beijing and Shanghai

Shanjun Li is an applied microeconomist with primary interests in environmental and energy economics and empirical industrial organization. His research focuses on: understanding consumer and firm behavior in the transportation and electricity sectors; and the impacts of environmental and energy policies and efficient policy design. He is interested in quantifying welfare consequences of important environmental and energy policies by developing and utilizing methodologies that allow for rich counterfactual and welfare analysis.

Date: 
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 10:45am

Ramón Bosch and Bet Capdeferro: Microclimates, Microcosms

In 2003 Ramón Bosch and Bet Capdeferro founded the office bosch.capdeferro arquitectures in their hometown of Girona, Spain. Their professional activity has progressed in parallel to teaching in Barcelona, Zurich, Girona, and Ithaca, drawing from the fields of theory and research to the development of design and construction processes. They conceive the project as a concave and inclusive experience, capable of harmoniously integrating through an open process all diverse agents and facts that configure it.

Date: 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 5:15pm to 7:00pm

Current Events Seminar: "Central American Children Border Crisis", Stephen Yale-Loehr

Government 3553: "Issues Behind the News: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Current Events."

Thousands of children from Central America have arrived at the U.S. border, often unaccompanied, attempting to cross into the United States. The number has overrun the U.S. Customs and Immigrations Services’ ability to determine their migratory status in an orderly way and has presented a humanitarian challenge to the United States.

Date: 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 11:40am to 12:55pm