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Fall 2018 Yates Lecture: Mihir A. Desai

Fall 2018 Yates Lecture: Mihir A. Desai

Yates Lecture: Mihir A. Desai

"The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return

The Fall 2018 Mary C. Parker Yates Lecture featured Mihir A. Desai, the Mizuho Financial Group Professor of Finance at Harvard Business School and a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.  He is the author of The Wisdom of Finance, which explores the intersection between finance and the humanities, a frequent contributor to popular media such as the New York Times, Financial Times, and NPR, and is considered a leading expert on corporate tax reform.

The Murphy Institute

Established in memory of Charles H. Murphy, Sr. (1870-1954), and inspired by the vision of Charles H. Murphy, Jr. (1920-2002), the Murphy Institute exists to help Tulane faculty and students understand economic, moral, and political problems we all face and think about. More important, it exists to help us understand how these problems have come to be so closely interconnected.