Caley Horan, a history professor at MIT, and Dan Bouk, who teaches at Colgate, discuss their work on the history of life insurance in the U.S. in the 20th century and its implications for today on the latest episode of the podcast.
Vyacheslav Fos, a professor in Boston College's finance department, discussed his new paper on shareholder record dates and findings that corporations can disclose such dates in ways that leave retail investors and some sophisticated shareholders in the dark.
In their books, scholars Dan Bouk, Caley Horan and Jonathan Levy trace the history of the insurance industry in the U.S. from its beginnings in the mid-19th century and explore how they have helped shape American attitudes toward government and risk.
The University of Chicago professor and author of the new book 'Ages of American Capitalism' discusses the influence of the 2008 financial crisis on his work, the role of the factory in the American imagination, Herman Melville's insight into American economic life and his love for Houston.
The firm's $12.3 billion purchase of Proofpoint is the largest take-private in cybersecurity, a field that has attracted prominent sponsors and has only gained prominence with the Colonial Pipeline breach.
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