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Myron Scholes Global Markets Forum

The Myron Scholes Global Markets Forum brings business leaders, policy makers, and distinguished academics to address the Chicago community on topics of current interest. These events are open to the public but do require advance registration.   

Past Events

Click on the links below to find video coverage, news articles, and photos of the past Myron Scholes Global Markets Forums.

May 9, 2016

"Instability in a Monetary Economy," with Adair Turner, Chairman of the Institute for New Economic Thinking and Former Chairman, United Kingdom Financial Services Authority

April 20, 2016

"The Global Decline in the Labor Share," with Brent Neiman, Associate Professor of Economics and Robert King Steel Faculty Fellow

February 18, 2016

Growth Prospects for the US Economy with Kevin Murphy and Lawrence H. Summers

October 13, 2015

Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics with Richard Thaler and Steven Kaplan

September 29, 2015

Greece's Debt Crisis with Anil Kashyap, Stavros Panageas, and Luigi Zingales

May 19, 2015

Improving Opportunities for Economic Mobility: New Evidence and Policy Lessons, with Raj Chetty, Bloomberg Professor of Economics, Harvard University

April 30, 2015

China's Economic Reform: Implications for China and for the World, with David Dollar, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Global Economy and Development, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings Insitution

April 14, 2015

Money and Nations with Mervyn King, Former Governor, Bank of England and Ta-Chung Liu Distinguished Visitor, 2014-15, Becker Friedman Institute

December 4, 2014

Media Bias, Echo Chambers, and the Future of Democracy, with Matthew Gentzkow, Chicago Booth

October 23, 2014

Strengthening the Financial System: The Macroprudential Toolkit, with Richard B. Berner, Director of the Office of Financial Research, U.S. Department of the Treasury

May 22, 2014

The Only Game in Town? A New Constitution for Monetary (and Credit) Policy with Sir Paul Tucker, senior fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard Kennedy School and former deputy governor at the Bank of England

April 21, 2014

House of Debt: How They (And You) Caused the Great Recession, and How We Can Prevent It From Happening Again with Amir Sufi, Chicago Board of Trade Professor of Finance

March 5, 2014

Mindwise, How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel and Want with Nicholas Epley, John T. Kelley Professor of Behavior Science at Chicago Booth

December 5, 2013

Managing Complexity and its implications for financial reform, with Hugo Bänziger, Adjunct Professor of Finance, Chicago Booth

October 30, 2013

Patents and the direction of R&D: are there 'missing' cancer drugs?, with Eric Budish, Associate Professor of Economics, Chicago Booth

October 2, 2013

Banking  Reform in Britain and Europe, with Sir John Vickers, Warden of All Souls College, Oxford

April 10, 2013

The Euro Crisis, with Hans-Werner Sinn, Professor of Economics and Public Finance at the University of Munich (LMU) and president of the Ifo Institute

March 6, 2013

The Coming Crisis in Japan, with Kyle Bass, founder and principal of Hayman Capital Management

February 15, 2013

Deconstructing the 2012 Elections, with Nate Silver, founder

November 28, 2012

Red Ink: Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget, with David Wessel, Wall Street Journal columnist

November 13, 2012

"Great Expectations or Hard Times? Can America Restore its Economic Leadership?, with Nicholas Bloom, Professor of Economics at Stanford Department of Economics

October 29, 2012

"Monetary Policy, In Practice," with Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, visiting scholar at the Program on Transatlantic Relations at Harvard University and former member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank

September 24, 2012

"Data, Discretion, and Dodd-Frank: Thoughts on the Future of Securities Regulation", with Commissioner Troy Paredes, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

May 30, 2012

A Capitalism for the People: Recapturing the Lost Genius of American Prosperity with Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago

May 2, 2012

The Challenge of Stabilizing Federal Debt with Douglas Elmendorf, Director of the Congressional Budget Office

November 9, 2011

Faculty panel discussion on "What's Holding Back the US Economy?" with Steven Davis, Erik Hurst, and Amir Sufi. Luigi Zingales moderated.

October 24, 2011

"The China-Hong Kong Nexus Again: Another Look at the Twelfth Five-Year Plan," with Yue Chim Richard Wong, Professor of Economics and the Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor in Political Economy at the University of Hong Kong

September 27, 2011

"Global Imbalances: Current Accounts and Financial Flows," with Stephen Cecchetti, economic adviser and head of the Monetary and Economic Department at the Bank for International Settlements

May 25, 2011

"The Future of Economic Governance in the Euro Area: Quo vadis?" with Axel Weber, visiting professor of economics, Chicago Booth

April 5, 2011

"Managing OTC Derivatives Systemic Risk - The Pivotal Role of Central Clearing," with Ken Griffin, founder and chief executive officer of Citadel

February 16, 2011

"The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports are Played and Games are Won," with Tobias Moskowitz, Chicago Booth

January 10, 2011

"Budget Options for the U.S.," with Steven Davis, John Huizinga, and Harald Uhlig. Anil Kashyap will moderate.

November 17, 2010

"The Economic Take-off of Latin America," Sebastian Edwards, Henry Ford II Professor of International Economics, Anderson Graduate School of Management, UCLA

October 12, 2010

"The End of Wall Street," with Roger Lowenstein, author of bestsellers Buffett; When Genius Failed and The End of Wall Street

September 27, 2010

"What Can Economics Tell Us about Development?" with Robin Burgess, professor of economics, London School of Economics

March 4, 2010

"5 Facts about Climate Policy: Cause for a Shift in Policy?" with Michael Greenstone, MIT

February 22, 2010

"The Euro in Crisis," a faculty panel with John Cochrane, Roger Myerson, Luigi Zingales, and moderator Anil Kashyap

January 11, 2010

Faculty Panel on Ethics and Wall Street featuring Steven N. Kaplan, Tobias Moskowitz, and Luigi Zingales

December 2, 2009

"Should Executive Pay Be Regulated?" with Steven N. Kaplan, Neubauer Family Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance

October 28, 2009

"Inflation or Deflation?" with John H. Cochrane, AQR Capital Management Professor of Finance

September 21, 2009

"The Unrealized Opportunity in Health Care," with David Cutler, Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics, Department of Economics and Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

September 15, 2009

"In Fed We Trust: Ben Bernanke's War on the Great Panic," by David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal

April 1, 2009

"Rebuilding the Global Architecture of Financial Regulation," with Malcolm Knight, Vice Chairman of Deutsche Bank Group

March 3, 2009

"Fixing the Global Economy," with Martin Wolf, associate editor at the Financial Times, London

January 16, 2009

"Evaluating Obama's Proposed Stimulus Package," a panel discussion featuring John Huizinga, Robert Lucas, and Kevin Murphy.

December 3, 2008

"When Hyde Park Rules America," with David Brooks, New York Times columnist and commentator on the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

November 18, 2008

The Credit Crisis: A Faculty Panel on "What the Effects Will Be and What Should be Done

November 11, 2008

The Credit Crisis: A Lecture Series with Anil Kashyap, Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Economics and Finance

November 10, 2008

Leszek Balcerowicz, Professor of Economics at the Warsaw School of Economics

November 4, 2008

The Credit Crisis: A Lecture Series with Amit Seru, Assistant Professor of Finance

October 28, 2008

The Credit Crisis: A Lecture Series with Douglas Diamond, Merton H. Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance

October 21, 2008

The Credit Crisis: A Lecture Series with Amir Sufi, Assistant Professor of Finance

October 10, 2008

Eugene F. Fama, Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, University of Chicago

September 26, 2008  

Danny Leipziger, Vice President for Poverty Reduction and Economic Management, World Bank

April 17, 2008  

Santiago Levy Algazi, Vice President for Sectors and Knowledge of the Inter-American Development Bank

April 9, 2008  

Robert E. Lucas, Jr., John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, University of Chicago

March 13, 2008  

Anil Kashyap, Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Economics and Finance

December 11, 2007

Clive Crook, columnist on US Political Affairs for the Financial Times weekly and National Journal

October 22, 2007 

Charles L. Evans, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

October 18, 2007 

Roger C. Altman, Chairman of Evercore Partners and Austan Goolsbee, Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics

September 25, 2007 

Understanding the Recent Market Turmoil with Professors Cochrane, Kashyap, Rajan and Zingales

May 31, 2007

Agustín Carstens, Minister of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico

May 11, 2007

Ernesto Zedillo, Director of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization and former President of Mexico (1994-2000)

April 27, 2007

Myron Scholes, Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus and 1997 Nobel Laureate in Economics

April 12, 2007

Raghuram G. Rajan, Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Finance

February 1, 2007 

Edward P. Lazear, Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers, Executive Office of the President of the United States of America

January 17, 2007

John B. Taylor, Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford and Former United States Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs

December 12, 2006
Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance, Chicago Booth