On November 2, Dr Tiemann participated in a panel discussion for the Fort Ross Dialogue, the annual policy and history conference of the Fort Ross Conservancy, on the Pacific coast in Sonoma County, California. Dr Tiemann and Professor Christopher McKenna, of the University of Oxford, talk about Dr Tiemann’s research on the economic history of California in the first half of the 19th century.
Dr. Tiemann's Gold Rush research provides instruction for the Global History of Capitalism project at Oxford Dr. Tiemann has written and will be teaching his second Oxford Case study on the topic of "Discounting gold: Money and banking in Gold Rush Californi, in partnership with Dr. Christopher McKenna for the Global History of Capital Project. Dr. Tiemann has [...]
Talking about Advanced Nuclear's emergence into the private sector and what that means for its funding Valerie Gardner, TIA's cofounder and principal, was invited to speak at the US Nuclear Infrastructure Council's first-ever New Nuclear Capital Conference, held July 16th and 17th in Washington, DC. In a talk entitled "Why Advanced Nuclear is Changing the Nuclear Energy Financing Paradigm," Ms. [...]
By Dr. Jonathan Tiemann, April 20, 2015 Although we don't hear the word explicitly that often, austerity is very much at the center of economic debate today. In the US, both the Senate and the House of Representatives are working on budget proposals, which would (their sponsors say) balance the Federal budget within a decade. Those proposals would do so [...]
By Dr. Jonathan Tiemann, March 23, 2015 While we're on the subject of fiduciaries (see the post just before this one), there's another important principal (owner) - agent (person acting on owners' behalf) relationship in finance. That's the relationship between shareholders and corporate managers. The extent of managers' fiduciary duty to shareholders isn't really clear under the law, especially since [...]
By Dr. Jonathan Tiemann Last month, a general election in Greece brought to power a leftist party called Syriza. Syriza’s leader — Greece’s new Prime Minister — Alexis Tsipras, campaigned on promises to roll back the severe economic austerity the previous government had accepted as a condition for continued financial support from the rest of the Eurozone. But while Mr. [...]