Thursday, January 11, 2018 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Richard Sylla, chairman of the Museum of American Finance, speaks about Alexander Hamilton's stance on fiscal responsibility on the anniversary of Hamilton's birth. Dr. Sylla is a leading Hamilton scholar and the author of Alexander Hamilton: The Illustrated Biography (2016), as well as several other books, including The American Capital Market and A History of Interest Rates.
Dr. Sylla is a Professor Emeritus of Economics and the former Henry Kaufman Professor of the History of Financial Institutions and Markets at New York University Stern School of Business. His writing has appeared in numerous publications, including the Journal of Economic History, Explorations in Economic History, Small Business and American Life: A History and Business and Economic History. He has served on the editorial board of many journals that include Enterprise and Society, Economic and Financial History Abstracts, and the Museum’s quarterly magazine, Financial History. He served as President of the Economic History Association and the Business History Conference. He has been a member of the Museum’s Board of Trustees since 2004, and the Chairman of the Board since 2010. He is also a guest curator of several of the Museum’s exhibits.
Presented in partnership with the Alexander Hamilton Awareness (AHA) Society.
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.