May 12, 2015
How can we reform banks so they better serve society? It’s telling that it took a conference organized by women and featuring an all-female lineup of speakers to focus on this question.
The 18 women speakers at the Institute for New Economic Thinking’s conference in Washington, D.C., encouraged people in the field to think creatively about bank reform. Collectively, their arguments laid out a clear strategy for building a safer and more ethical financial system. I firmly believe that in order for banks to provide credit to companies and individuals fairly and efficiently, banks need to have a strong ethical culture, cultivate a diversity of thought, learn from other disciplines and become better capitalized and more transparent…Read More