The Curious Culture of Wall Street

In the midst of the biggest economic crisis since the Great Depression, how can investment bankers believe they deserve such princely pay packets? How did short-term shareholder value become such a short-sighted corporate goal? Does today's financial crisis differ from past boom and bust cycles? And what would it take to instigate meaningful reform?

On March 4, join anthropology professor and former investment banker Karen Ho, author of Liquidated: An Ethnography of Wall Street, as she provides a fascinating portrait of the curious culture of Wall Street.

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