Saule Omarova

Saule Omarova

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Saule Omarova is a Professor of Law at Cornell Law School. She specializes in regulation of financial institutions, banking law, international finance, and corporate finance. Areas of Expertise: financial regulation, public investment, and fintech

Saule Omarova

Saule Omarova

Author

Saule Omarova is a Professor of Law at Cornell Law School.

Making Public Debt a Public Good

Making Public Debt a Public Good

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Dependence on public debt is a hallmark of democratic capitalist governance. How, then, can we ensure that the interests of private investors do not overtake the needs of the people that debt is meant to serve?

Session 5

Session 5

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Applications I: Banking and Finance Reading List Mehrsa Baradaran, Banking on Democracy, 98 WASH. U. L. REV. 353 (2020), https://openscholarship.wustl.edu/law_lawreview/vol98/iss2/5 Mehrsa Baradaran, Jim Crow Credit, 9 U.C. IRVINE L. REV. 101 (2019), https://scholarship.law.uci.edu/faculty_scholarship/762 Saule T. Omarova, The Merchants of Wall Street: Banking, Commerce, and Commodities, 98 MINN. L. REV. 265 (2013), https://minnesotalawreview.org/article/merchants-wall-street-banking-commercecommodities This article lays…

AMRI 2.0 This Summer!

AMRI 2.0 This Summer!

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Following on the success of last summer’s Anti-Monopoly and Regulated Industries (AMRI) Summer Academy, this summer’s updated program will once again provide participants with a crash course in political economy, anti-monopoly, public utility, and regulated industries, drawing on cutting-edge scholarship in law, economics, and social science. Apply by May 20!

Woke Capital?

Woke Capital?

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Anti-monopolists are right to worry about the concentrated power of institutional investors, but they are wrong to treat them as all bad. Common ownership presents an opportunity for the left to divide the interests of capitalists.

AMRI Academy 2020

AMRI Academy 2020

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AMRI Academy 2020 Faculty Kate Andrias (Univ. of Michigan Law), Mehrsa Baradaran (UC Irvine School of Law), Amy Kapczynski (Yale Law), Suresh Naidu (Columbia University), William Novak (Univ. of Michigan Law), Saule Omarova (Cornell Law), Frank Pasquale (Brooklyn Law), Sanjukta Paul (Wayne State University Law School), Dania Rahendra (Athena Coalition), Sabeel Rahman (Brooklyn Law School),…

beyond neolibralism conference

Conference 2021

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Friday, November 13, 5pm – 7:30pm ET The Political Economy of Inequality, Democracy, & Oligarchy (Emma Coleman Jordan, andré douglas pond cummings, Atiba Ellis, Steven Ramirez, Gerald Torres) Thursday, January 28, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM ET  LPE & Macroeconomics (Saule Omarova, Lev Menand, Erik Gerding, Anna Gelpern, Adam Feibelman) Monday, February 8, 11 AM…

Conference Panel: LPE & Macroeconomics

Conference Panel: LPE & Macroeconomics

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This panel will consider the law-and-macroeconomics of rebuilding the U.S. economy and repairing the nation’s social and political fabric after the global public health and economic shock from COVID-19. The emerging literature at the intersection of law and macroeconomics has tended to focus on crisis response and near-term countercyclical interventions to moderate the effects of…

The Capital Commons, Part 2: How Best to Manage Public Capital

The Capital Commons, Part 2: How Best to Manage Public Capital

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In Part 1 of this two-part post, I explained that, owing to its endogeneity and consequent vulnerability to what I call Recursive Collective Action Predicaments, monetized public capital must, if it is to be productively rather than merely speculatively deployed, be publicly managed, while privately intermediated capital may be privately managed.I then suggested that public…

Law & Political Economy: Democracy Beyond Neoliberalism

Law & Political Economy: Democracy Beyond Neoliberalism

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Thursday – April 2, 2020 (Emerging Scholars Day) Session 1 Economic Rights (Raúl Carrillo, Zachary Manfredi, Jeff Gordon) Environmentalism (Ted Hamilton, Alyssa Battistoni, Ama Ruth Francis) The Corporate Form (Ioannis Kampourakis, Bharath Palle, Jay Varellas) Technology (Roel Dobbe, Sanjay Jolly, Dan Traficonte) Session 2 Trade & Labor (Pascal McDougall, Das Sannoy, Diana Reddy) Reimagining Subject…

Progressive Talent Pipeline: Apply by September 30!

Progressive Talent Pipeline: Apply by September 30!

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The Progressive Talent Pipeline is a program to identify, endorse, train, and recommend a diverse slate of committed progressives for staff roles in Congress and the executive branch.  Working in government is one of the most strategic ways to impact policy-making and shape the national political discourse, but there is not always an obvious entry…

The Deficit Myth: Banking Between The Lines

The Deficit Myth: Banking Between The Lines

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“Now, the rest is up to us because we are responsible for each other and to each other.  We are responsible to the future, and not to Chase Manhattan Bank.” –– James Baldwin This post is part of our symposium on Stephanie Kelton’s The Deficit Myth. You can find the full symposium here.  Several commenters have argued that…

Weekly Roundup: September 4, 2020

Weekly Roundup: September 4, 2020

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The blog is back! We’ll do our best to keep you as grounded as we possibly can for what is sure to be an increasingly strange and alienating fall.