May 2013: The Tobin Project Holds a Meeting on The Corporation and American Democracy

On May 21 and 22, the scholars contributing to the forthcoming Tobin Project volume on The Corporation and American Democracy met in Cambridge to share their research findings and workshop drafts.

February 2013: Graduate Student Research Fellowship & Forum Call For Applications

The Tobin Project seeks applications from doctoral students and law students undertaking work related to its initiatives in Democracy & Markets and National Security. 

The deadline for applications is March 1, 2013. 

December 2012: Conference on Sustainable Security: Smarter Strategy for a Changing World

In December, the Tobin Project convened an interdisciplinary group of over 30 top scholars, along with key policymakers, to explore how how the U.S. can sustainably pursue its national security interests when faced with a decade of costly foreign wars, a devastating global financial crisis, mounting public debt, and profound realignments in international political and economic power.  

Core questions included:

August 2012: The Tobin Project holds a workshop with the National Intelligence Council on the 2030 Global Trends Report

On August 23, the Tobin Project hosted a workshop with a group of Tobin's National Security Scholars and the National Intelligence Council (NIC) to provide feedback on a draft version of the Global Trends 2030 report. The report will be published this winter and will outline the intelligence community’s predictions for international political, economic, and social trends that could affect the U.S.’s power and prosperity over next two decades.

June 2012: Preventing Regulatory Capture Editors Contribute to ICFR Report

In June, the International Centre for Financial Regulation (ICFR), a non-profit and non-partisan research organization based in London, published a report: “The Making of Good Financial Regulation: Toward a Policy Response to Regulatory Capture.” Recognizing the import of the Tobin Project’s forthcoming work on the issue, the ICFR asked the editors of Preventing Regulatory Capture: Special Interest Influence and How to Limit It to contribute an essay to the report.