Archive for the ‘Miami’ Category

Summarizing Miami

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008 at 12:11

During my time in Miami I’ve been living on South Beach–a great place to be. One of its pleasures to me is going for a run in the morning on the beach. I see the sun rising, the ships leaving port, and I have an opportunity to let my mind float free. So I have […]






[Click the post title to read more...]

Giving Papers at Miami

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008 at 16:00

One of the attractive features of going somewhere new is receiving fresh feedback on one’s ideas and research. And that’s intensified when one leaves one’s home turf and crosses continents. I was asked early on if at some point in my stay I would present a paper to faculty. Of course one says yes, imagining […]






[Click the post title to read more...]

Commuting to Miami Beach

Friday, February 1st, 2008 at 18:40

It’s rare that one could enjoy commuting, but my drive from the University of Miami in Coral Gables to my apartment in South Beach is delightful. Crossing over the MacArthur Causeway is beautiful. I look forward to it. Here’s a short video of the drive..






[Click the post title to read more...]

A Pause….

Friday, January 4th, 2008 at 11:19

I am leaving for Miami in a couple of days where I’m a visiting professor for the spring semester. I will be back in June. I shall be offline for a while during the settling in period. My paper with Eleni Skordaki, “Structuring Transactions: The Case of Real Estate Finance” has been revised and uploaded […]






[Click the post title to read more...]

Globalization, "House" and "CSI"

Friday, June 2nd, 2006 at 14:40

Back in March this year I watched my first episode of “House“. And I became enraptured. The diagnostic process, interpreting signs, symbols and symptoms is endlessly fascinating. It is research, of course. Apart from House’s (Hugh Laurie) execrable American accent, it is augmented by his wonderful personality–acerbic, occasionally profane, a maverick to delight the senses. […]






[Click the post title to read more...]