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Sep 2016

09
Sep 2016
Workshops and conferences

2nd IWH-FIN-FIRE Workshop on “Challenges to Financial Stability”

The workshop provided a platform to discuss changes in the regulatory framework of the financial sector, their impact on financial stability, and consequences for the real sector.

Who
Keynote Speaker: Steven Ongena  (University of Zurich, Department of Banking and Finance)
Where
IWH conferene room
Keynote Speaker: Steven Ongena

Personal details

Steven Ongena is a Professor of Banking in the Department of Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich, a senior chair at the Swiss Finance Institute, a research professor at KU Leuven, and a research fellow in financial economics of CEPR. Before moving to Zurich, he taught at CentER-Tilburg University and BI Norwegian Business School and studied at the Universities of Oregon (PhD), Alberta (MA) and KU Leuven (MBA, Hir).

The Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association and the FIRE research centre at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management were organising a joint Workshop on "Challenges to Financial Stability" on September 8th and 9th, 2016, held in Halle (Saale).

The workshop provided a platform to discuss changes in the regulatory framework of the financial sector, their impact on financial stability, and consequences for the real sector.

We invited theoretical and empirical contributions on topics including:

  • systemic risk measurement
  • regulation, firms and financial intermediation
  • law, politics and finance
  • incentives and leverage of firms and households
  • unconventional monetary policy and bank behaviour
  • consequences of crisis in transition economies
  • coordination of supervision and regulation

 

Workshop Report (in German)

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2nd IWH-FIN-FIRE Workshop on Challenges to Financial Stability – ein Tagungsbericht

Lena Tonzer

in: Wirtschaft im Wandel, No. 5, 2016

Abstract

Anknüpfend an den ersten gelungenen IWH-FIN-FIRE Workshop im Jahr 2015 fand am 8. und 9. September 2016 in den Räumen des IWH in Halle (Saale) zum zweiten Mal der vom IWH sowie dem „FIRE“ Research Center der Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinschaftlich organisierte Workshop statt.

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