CFA Conference: Post Compendium

CFAI have been live-blogging at the 67th CFA Institute Annual Conference here in Seattle. As before, I have been very gratified at the kind reception they have received. This post will act as a compendium of these posts so that you may find them in one convenient location. Links to the posts are provided below, with the most recent listed first.

CFA Conference: Ann Pettifor

CFACentral Banking, State Capitalism, and the Future of the Monetary System

Moderated by James Benoit, CFA, AfrAsia Bank Ltd.

Ann Pettifor is the director of Policy Research in Macroeconomics (PRIME) and an honorary research fellow at the Political Economy Research Centre of City University, London. She is also a fellow of the New Economics Foundation. Ms. Pettifor was one of the leaders in Jubilee 2000, a campaign that succeeded in writing off $100 billion of debt owed by 42 of the poorest countries. She is the author of Real World Economic Outlook, The Coming First World Debt Crisis, and Just Money: How Society Can Break the Despotic Power of Finance.

  • The fallacy of easy money: Are central bankers trying to solve long-term problems with short-term solutions, and what might be the ramifications of their strategy?
  • The limits of credit expansion: Is ever-increasing sovereign debt a recipe for disaster or essential for global prosperity and stability?
  • Structural imbalances in global economics: How long can they persist, and can they be reduced without triggering a monetary crisis?

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