Reuven Brenner

The education reformation

Published: 20Nov2017

In a piece for American Affairs, Professor Reuven Brenner takes a pulse of contemporary U.S. education and outlines some of the key challenges in this area, including skewed high school graduation...

Technological advancement means the rethinking of language

Published: 14Nov2017

As society continues to embrace technological advancement, we tend to overlook how the words that our ancestors used have lost their meaning. In an article for Asia Times, Desautels professor...

Is bitcoin the new gold?

Published: 7Nov2017

Bitcoin has been the target of much speculation among financial circles with some experts alleging that it has the potential to become comparable to gold, a currency legitimized through social...

Inflation or recession? The US Fed tries to untangle a financial mystery

Published: 11Jul2017

A Weekly Standard op-ed examines the way the Fed is trying to tame a $4-trillion quantitative easing problem in case another recession hits....

Toward a New Bretton Woods Agreement

Published: 23May2017

Desautels Professor of Finance, Reuven Brenner, was recently published in American Affairs Journal, a quarterly journal of public policy and political thought.

Metaphor, literacy and ‘fake news’

Published: 20Apr2017

Desautels Professor Reuven Brenner writes in a recent Asia Times op-ed that, as societies become literate, earlier metaphors become codified as literal truths, much to the detriment of those...

James Rickards and the end of the economy

Published: 4Apr2017

A recent Forbes book review delves into James Rickards’ The Road to Ruin: The Global Elites’ Secret Plan For The Next Financial Crisis, which makes the case that there is a big-ticket financial...

The pursuit of happiness through the ages

Published: 30Mar2017

Desautels Professor Reuven Brenner gave a lecture as part of the Centre for the Thought of John Paul II’s series on Moral Capitalism, in which he explored the concept of the pursuit of happiness,...

Improving innovation policy

Published: 30Mar2017

During a debate hosted in part by the Centre for the Thought of John Paul II in Warsaw, Poland, Desautels Professor Reuven Brenner explores the military origins of venture capital, as well as the...

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