The Federal Debt: The Room Where it Happened, Modern Monetary Theory, and Parts in Between
Dec 06, 2019
Jim Van Horne
The Federal Debt: The Room Where it Happened, Modern Monetary Theory, and Parts in Between

  Please join us on Friday when our speaker will be our own Jim Van Horne. Always informative and entertaining, Jim will expound on fiscal policy and more recently fiscal and monetary policies from 1790, and the very first Funding Act in that year, to the present.

  Jim Van Horne is the A.P. Giannini Professor of Finance Emeritus at Stanford Business School, where he has been a teacher and, for 7 years an academic dean, since 1965.  He is the author of four books and five dozen articles in finance, economic and management journals.  He served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of U.S. Treasury in the mid-1970s and was President of the American Finance Association in the early-1980s.  He also has served on: several State of California and Federal commissions involving economic matters; together with corporate boards of directors for three tech companies, a bank, a mutual fund, and a dairy products company; and on four non-profit boards.  He is the recipient of several teaching awards, including the first recipient of the MBA Distinguished Teaching award.  He holds an AB degree from DePauw University and MBA and PhD. degrees from Northwestern University.   He lives in Palo Alto with his wife, Mimi, and they have three sons and seven grandchildren. 

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