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Economic Forecast: June 2020. The Path Forward for Economies and Markets
Professor Alan Beckenstein and economist Nick Sargen discuss a variety of impacts the pandemic will have on economies and markets. Professor Beckenstein and Dr. Sargen examine how this shock compares to those in the past, quantify the impact the pandemic has had on the US economy, provide an outlook on the strength of the US dollar globally, review the policy responses in the US and forecast recovery possibilities and horizons.
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How the Coronavirus Will Shape the Global Economy
Professor Peter Debaere, expert in international trade and investment, multinationals and trade policy, explores a range of impacts the pandemic may have on the global economy and trends in globalization. In his presentation, Professor Debaere explores impacts on GDP growth, unemployment and emerging economies, with a special focus on global trade between countries and the flows of capital and people.
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ESG and Responsible Institutional Investing Around the World: A Critical Review
Academic Director Pedro Matos from the Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management, examines the vibrant academic literature on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing.
Collaboration with FCLTGlobal on “One Share, One Vote” Research Project
Academic Director Pedro Matos, Professor Ting Xu and post-doc Jinhee Kim from the Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management conducted research in collaboration with FCLTGlobal on a project about corporations issuing shares with different voting rights. The research presents empirical facts about the long-term and global performance of these shares.
Mayo Center Briefing: Investing for Higher Education
Read about research by Professor Bob Harris on endowment allocations, returns and the roles of expertise and networks.
Webinar on "ESG Investing"
Academic Director Pedro Matos and Professor Mary Margaret Frank discussed their perspectives on environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. Over the past several years, the market for ESG and socially responsible investing has exploded. Matos and Frank offer an introduction to the space, review how institutions approach ESG and socially responsible investing around the world, and summarize a recent case study they co-authored about how a new ESG product offered by Goldman Sachs came to life.
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SEC Commissioner Michael Piwowar Visits Darden
SEC Commissioner Michael Piwowar visits the Darden School of Business as a guest of the Adam Smith Society to discuss the SEC’s mission, capital markets, cybersecurity, the potential of fintech and several other topics.
Three Things: Preparing For Financial Crisis
What have we learned in the 10 years since the Great Financial Crisis of 2008 and how can we use that knowledge to forecast future crises? Professor Bob Bruner outlines three reflections to help delay or mitigate future crises.
Mayo Center Insights: The Growth of Passive Investing Worldwide
Read about the global growth of passive investing in the work of Pedro Matos, Academic Director of the Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management.
Quantitative Easing With Dr. Paul Sheard and Professor Alan Beckenstein
Watch Dr. Paul Sheard, chief economist of S&P Global, and Darden Professor Alan Beckenstein in a webinar discussion on quantitative easing and what happens when the U.S. stops printing money in a world of unconventional monetary policy.
Is Trump's Election a Game Charger? with Nick Sargen
Nick Sargen, chief economist of Fort Washington, discusses whether or not Donald Trump's election will have a long-term impact on US and global financial markets.
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