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Money as a Hierarchical System.

Start/End Thursday, September 12, 2013 06:30 PM EDT -- 08:15 PM EDT
Location Name JG 106

This seminar will examine the hierarchical power relationships generated and continuously affected by the legal and economic design of the monetary system. Questions to be addressed include:

  • How have financial and legal technologies shaped our monetary system?
    How do different contemporary legal and economic views on money and the monetary economy relate to each other?
  • What role should and/or does power play in discussions of legal and economic design of the monetary system?
Moderator:  Raúl Carrillo, J.D. Candidate ('15), Columbia Law School

Speakers:
  1. Christine Desan, Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  2. L. Randall Wray, Professor of Economics, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  3. Katharina Pistor, Michael I. Sovern Professor of Law, Columbia Law School & Director, Center on Global Legal Transformation
  4. Perry Mehrling, Professor of Economics, Barnard College & Director of Education Programs, Institute for New Economic Thinking
Questions? Contact Raul Carrillo, rac2184@columbia.edu.