As you know well, I cannot help being obsessed with how the last fews years affected the many hats I wear as a finance person- teacher, scholar, researcher, consultant, investor, trader. One of many conferences by academics who are similarly preoccupied just took place recently. The link is HERE. The paper presenters are far more illustrious than I will ever be and their tales are quite compelling.
I cannot allude to my peers in the profession without bringing your attention THIS article about Yale finance Professor Bob Shiller in the Chronicle of Higher Education.