CFF Conference June 1-2, 2015
CFF conference June 1-2, 2015. The theme for this conference was financial intermediation and dealt with bank stability, macro- and microprudential regulation, Basel III and capital requirements.
It was arranged together with Professor Anjan Thakor from the Washington University in St. Louis, who is a member of the CFF Scientific Advisory Board.
Speakers included Joao Santos (NY Federal Reserve Bank), Giorgia Piacentino (Washington Univ in St Louis), Piero Gottardi (EUI and Univ of Venice), Nittai Bergman (MIT), Paolo Fulghieri (Univ North Carolina), V.V. Chari (Univ Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis), Deborah Lucas (MIT), Manju Puri (Duke) as well as representatives from Swedish banks and regulatory authorities.
Anjan Thakor, Olin School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis; "Financial Markets: A Diverse System Is the Key to Commerce"
Deborah Lucas and Sung Kwan Lee; "Toward Comprehensive Measures of the Costs and Risks of Development Banks: The Case of the KDB"
Joao A.C. Santos, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Nova School of Business and Economics; "Banks' Incentives and the Quality of Internal Risk Models"
Giorgia Piacentino, Washington University in St Louis; "Bank Capital, Bank Credit, and Unemployment"
Piero Gottardi, European University Institute and University of Venice; "Capital Structure, Investment, and Fire Sales"
Nittai K. Bergman, MIT; "Financial Accelerator at Work: Evidence from Corn Fields"
Paolo Fulghieri, University of North Carolina; "Uncertainty Aversion and Systemic Risk"