Tuesday, October 19, 2010

A Call for Judgment: Senisble Finance for a Dynamic Economy: New York Public Li brary/SIBL

What: A Call for Judgment: Sensible Finance for a Dynamic Economy
Where: NYPL/SIBL (188 Madison Ave. @ 34th; Lower Level, Rm 18)
When: Friday October 22, 4:00 p.m.
Who: Amar Bhide', Professor at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy,and Visiting Scholar at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Amar Bhidé, Schmidheiny Professor at the Fletcher School, will discuss his new book, "A Call for Judgment", which is both a primer on the role of finance in a dynamic modern economy, and a cautionary tale about the pitfalls of banks functioning as highly centralized, mechanistic entities.

Amar Bhidé is the Thomas Schmidheiny Professor, at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, a Visiting Scholar, at the Kennedy School of Government,Harvard University and an award-winning author.

Prof. Bhide’ is a leading authority on innovation, entrepreneurship and business strategy. He is the author of three books on the business and leadership challenges of starting and growing new businesses around new ideas.

In addition to his numerous books, Prof. Bhidé has also written several articles about the financial crisis in the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, and Forbes and has offered commentary on Bloomberg TV, CNBC, and Fox Business News. He is a Member of the Center on Capitalism and Society and spearheaded the launch of its eponymous journal, Capitalism and Society. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

No registration is necessary.

Erminio D'Onofrio
Head of Information Services
The New York Public Library
Science, Industry and Business Library
188 Madison Ave.New York, NY 10016
Tel.: 212-592-7037Fax: 212-592-7061