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February 23, 2023

New Issue Available

Financial History, Issue 144Thursday, February 9, 2023

Check out the latest issue of Financial History, now available for FREE as a full-color digital edition! Highlights include:

Gender and the Dismal Science

A History of Central Banking in the US

The 1933 Bank Holiday

Bill Ruane: A Superinvestor of Graham and Doddsville

B Corp Banks Prosper

The Enduring Value of Roger Murray

Failure and Success: International Silver Coins in the China Trade

The Personal Finances of Presidents, Part 2: Harry S. Truman

Book Review: American Rascal


MoAF/Fordham Financial Issues Forum (Virtual)

Bradford DeLong on "Slouching Towards Utopia"
Thursday, February 23, 2023 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Watch our event with economist Bradford DeLong, as he speaks on his award-winning new book. Slouching Towards Utopianamed a "Best Book of 2022" by the Financial Times–tells the story of how an unprecedented explosion of material wealth occurred, how it transformed the globe and why it failed to deliver us to utopia. Of remarkable breadth and ambition, it reveals the last century to have been less a march of progress than a slouch in the right direction.

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MoAF/Fordham Financial Issues Forum (Virtual)

Sebastian Mallaby on "The Power Law: Venture Capital and the Making of the New Future"
Thursday, March 2, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Watch our event with New York Times bestselling author Sebastian Mallaby, as he speaks on his latest book. The Power Law is the astonishingly frank and intimate story of Silicon Valley’s dominant venture-capital firms—and how their strategies and fates have shaped the path of innovation and the global economy.

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Annual Benefit

2023 Gala Honoring Robert D. Arnott, Vincent J. Viola, Mark R. Shenkman and Carol Loomis
Monday, March 13, 2023 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Thank you to everyone who supported the Museum as we honored the achievements of Robert Arnott, Vincent Viola, Mark Shenkman and Carol Loomis at our 2023 Gala on March 13. This year's Gala resumed as an in-person event, after two years of virtual Galas. CNBC Senior Markets Correspondent Bob Pisani and “WealthTrack” Executive Producer and Managing Editor Consuelo Mack served as masters of ceremony.

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Alan Blinder on "A Monetary and Fiscal History of the United States, 1961-2021"
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Alan Blinder, one of the world’s most influential economists and one of the field’s best writers, discusses his latest book, in conversation with renowned economic historian and former MoAF Chairman Richard Sylla. In A Monetary and Fiscal History of the United States, 1961–2021, Blinder draws on his deep firsthand experience to provide an authoritative account of 60 years of monetary and fiscal policy in the United States.

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