Chicago Booth Podcast Series
Summary: We're pleased to bring you leading business figures sharing their thoughts and insights into current topics affecting companies and organizations around the globe.
Dean Sunil Kumar interviews Rick Kimball,’83, about his career. Rick, a co-founder of Technology Crossover Ventures, has been a venture capitalist and technology investor for 30 years. Rick has been recognized numerous times by Forbes on its Midas List as one of the industry’s top technology investors. He graduated Cum Laude from Dartmouth College with an A.B. degree in History and received his M.B.A. with an emphasis in finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
This podcast features David Booth, MBA '71, and professor Eugene Fama. The discussion, moderated by Dean Edward Snyder, looks at Mr. Booth's co-founding of Dimensional Fund Advisors, which pioneered small cap investing, as well as the continuing contribution professor Fama and his research have made to the firm.
Booth faculty members Steve N. Kaplan, Tobias Moskowitz and Luigi Zingales spoke at a Myron Scholes Global Market Forum event sponsored by the Initiative on Global Markets. They offered advice to MBA students about making ethical decisions on the job.
Steven N. Kaplan, Neubauer Family Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance spoke at a Myron Scholes Global Market Forum event sponsored by the Initiative on Global Markets. He approaches the questions is by examining the relationship between CEO pay and performance.
Associate Professor of Finance Amir Sufi talked to students at a Becker Brown Bag Series sponsored by the Becker Center on Chicago Price Theory about research that suggests household leverage plays an important role in recessions.
John H. Cochrane, AQR Capital Management Professor of Finance spoke at a Myron Scholes Global Market Forum event sponsored by the Initiative on Global Markets. He discusses his research on fiscal and monetary policy in 2008 – 09 as he seeks to determine whether the U.S. is headed for a large fiscal inflation, and what that inflation will look like.
AQR Capital Management Professor of Finance John H. Cochrane talked to students at a Becker Brown Bag Series sponsored by the Becker Center on Chicago Price Theory about proposed solutions to public policies distorting the health care market.
In the midst of the worst recession since the 1930s, six Chicago Booth faculty members reexamined the role of government in the economy at a special forum at the 57th annual Management Conference in Chicago. Veteran journalist Ray Suarez moderated the panel.
The Vice Chairman of Deutsche Bank's Global Group, Malcom Knight, spoke at a Myron Scholes Global Markets Forum on the need to address regulatory arbitrage across financial and geographical borders.
New York Times columnist David Brooks examines the new political landscape ushered in by Barack Obama’s election. Brooks spoke at an event sponsored by the Initiative on Global Markets.
Michael Gibbs, Clinical Professor of Economics, presents research that takes an innovative look at mergers. In the current economic climate, his study of the integration costs of mergers offers some cautionary lessons. Professor Gibbs presented his findings at a Becker Brown Bag series lecture.
This broadcast features the 2009 Business Forecast with Chicago Booth faculty members Marvin Zonis and Erik Hurst along with Michael Mussa, senior fellow at The Peterson Institute for International Economics. Held in 8 cities around the world, speakers at this annual event offer their insights on factors affecting the global economy and their outlook for the coming year.
Danny Leipziger was Vice Chair of the Commission on Growth and Development which undertook a two year study of policies and strategies that underlie rapid and sustained economic growth and poverty reduction. Mr. Leipziger, who is also Vice President for Poverty Reduction and Economic Management at the World Bank discusses the Commission’s findings.
This broadcast features faculty member and former Federal Reserve Governor Randall Kroszner talking about the financial crisis and reform. He discussed his first-hand experiences including the Bear Stearns meltdown at a Global Leadership Series event in London.
Brian Barry, John Cochrane, Steven Kaplan and Raghuram Rajan offer their perspectives on some likely consequences as well as possible steps to resolve it and lessen its impact without setting terrible precedents. The panel was the wrap-up for a four part series hosted by the Initiative on Global Markets.