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31Oct, 2019

President Price in DC: Discussing University Priorities and Celebrating General Martin Dempsey

General Martin Dempsey, News

Duke Today | October 18, 2019 President Vincent Price returned to Washington, D.C. on October 16 for a day of meetings and events that emphasized a host of Duke’s federal priorities and cultivated both new and existing relationships. Price met with Representative Nita Lowey (D-NY), chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee. He thanked her for her steadfast […]

2Oct, 2019

A Lifetime of Service: Dempsey’s Marshall Medal Highlights Legacy of Leadership

General Martin Dempsey, Home, News

Association of the United States Army | October 2, 2019   Retired Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the 18th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and 37th Army chief of staff, was selected by the Council of Trustees of the Association of the U.S. Army as the 2019 recipient of the George Catlett Marshall Medal for […]

19Sep, 2019

Bond Pros Offer Tips in Negative-rate World: ‘You Can Build Balance’

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

CNBC | September 19, 2019 By Jeff Cox Plummeting interest rates that have resulted in more than $15 trillion worth of negative yielding debt have created headaches for fixed income investors. Former Fed Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin worried about some of the maneuvering in the bond market, wondering whether it is encouraging “bubble-like behavior.”

19Sep, 2019

Uncertainty of the Trade War – Not Tariffs – is Slowing Global Growth, Says Former Fed Official

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

CNBC | September 19, 2019 By Weizhen Tan Uncertainty surrounding the U.S.-China trade war is hitting global growth, and that could be driving the slowdown more than the tariffs themselves, former U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin told CNBC on Thursday. Several rounds of tariffs have been levied by the two global powers on billions of dollars […]

17Sep, 2019

Brussels Must Assess Greek Judicial Reform Efforts

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

Financial Times | September 17, 2019 Rubenstein Fellow, Sarah Bloom Raskin, along with Michel Camdessus, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Nicolas Verón, Katherine Wallman and others write an open letter about the need for judicial reform in Greece. Read the letter.

16Sep, 2019

There’s a Reason We Don’t Know Much about AI

Eric Perakslis, News

Politico | September 16, 2019 By Arthur Allen Last year, when the Food and Drug Administration approved an Apple Watch feature that notified users if they had an irregular heart rhythm, the information tech industry hailed it as a watershed moment in consumer-focused health care. Cardiologists, on the other hand, warned that the app could […]

12Sep, 2019

Bonnie Joins Nicholas Institute as Executive in Residence

Robert Bonnie, News

Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions | September 12, 2019 The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University is pleased to welcome Robert Bonnie as an executive in residence following a two-year Rubenstein Fellowship at Duke. Bonnie specializes in issues related to climate change and natural resource conservation, with a focus on rural America. “The Nicholas Institute […]

12Sep, 2019

Sheila Bair: Now is the Worst Time to Unshackle America’s Banks

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

CNN Business | September 12, 2019 By Matt Egan Sheila Bair was one of the few American regulators who sounded the alarm about the housing crisis a decade ago. Now, she worries the post-crisis guardrails are being dismantled at precisely the worst time. …. “There has been an attempt to grab as much regulatory safeguard as […]

6Sep, 2019

Trump Administration Considers a Drastic Cut in Refugees Allowed to Enter U.S.

General Martin Dempsey, News

The New York Times | September 6, 2019 By Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael D. Shear The White House is considering a plan that would keep most refugees who are fleeing war, persecution and famine out of the United States, significantly cutting back a decades-old program, according to current and former administration officials. …. In […]

4Sep, 2019

An Oral History Interview with Ambassador Jack Matlock

Jack Matlock, News

The Harriman Institute | September 4, 2019 The Harriman Institute at Columbia University conducted an oral history interview with former Rubenstein Fellow at Duke, Ambassador Jack Matlock. Read the interview online.