Inaugural CAFIN Workshop

February 07, 2014

The Workshop Website is completed, and can be found here

CAFIN is proud to announce the inaugural CAFIN Workshop. The workshop will take place on April 25 and 26, 2014, at UC Santa Cruz. It will bring together researchers from both academic and policymaking institutions to cover topics CAFIN considers a "Grand Challenge" for the modern global economy: Systemic Risk, Market Design, and Financial Access. 

Please see the program agenda below. A dedicated workshop website with speaker biographies, pictures, and paper abstracts will be posted in the near future.

 Systemic Risk

Ila Patnaik , RBI Chair Professor, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy presents “International Coordination in Addressing Spillovers: Problems and Solution Strategies”
Laura Kodres, Division Chief, Asian Division, Institute for Capacity Development, International Monetary Fund, presents “‘Near-Coincident’ Indicators of Systemic Stress” 
Fatih Kiraz, Finance Specialist, Central Securities Depository of Turkey and Emrah Sener, Assistant Professor of Finance at Özyeğin University, present “Measuring Investors’ Risk Appetite in Emerging Markets”
Jose Lopez, Vice President, Risk Modeling Research and Bank Surveillance, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Mark Spiegel, Vice President and Director, Center for Pacific Basin Studies, International Research, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, present "Bank Funding Strategies and Financial Vulnerability”

Market Design

Emiliano S. Pagnotta, Assistant Professor of Finance, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University presents "Competing on Speed"

Yin-Wong Cheung, Head and Chair Professor, Department of Economics and Finance, City University of Hong Kong, presents “The Offshore Renminbi Exchange Rate: Microstructure and Links to the Onshore Market”

Peter Cramton, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Maryland, presents “The High-Frequency Trading Arms Race: Frequent Batch Auctions as a Market Design Response”

Financial Access

Sankar De, Professor, Department of Economics, Shiv Nadar University, presents “Credit Rationing in Informal Markets: The Case of Small Firms in India”
Vojislav Maksimovic, William A. Longbrake Chair in Finance, Robert H Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, presents “Size and Age of Establishments: Evidence from Developing Countries”
Katya Malinova, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Toronto presents “Do Retail Traders Suffer from High Frequency Traders?"




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