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The MSRM Alumni Committee Hosted its First Risk Roundtable Series!

On Wednesday, April 8, 2015, The MS in Risk Management Alumni Committee hosted the First Risk Roundtable Series at NYU Stern School of Business. The distinguished panel featured Aaron Brown, Chief Risk Officer at AQR (Applied Quantitative Research), Bennett W. … Continue reading

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Prof. Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh to Advise Norway’s Wealth Fund

MSRM Professor Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh was recently appointed to an expert group on infrastructure that will advise Norway’s wealth fund. The formation of this group comes from an initiative by Norway’s government, which could potentially open the country’s wealth fund to … Continue reading

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Prof. Roy Smith Discusses the Impact of Basel III Regulations on the Banking Industry

In a recent article on Bankrate, NYU Stern Professor Roy Smith discussed the stabilizing US banking industry, including current threats to the economy, a long-term outlook of the industry, and the impact of several legal regulations. In particular, Professor Smith … Continue reading

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MSRM Alum, Andrew Koh, to Speak at the 2014 RiskMinds Asia Conference

RiskMinds Asia is part of the Global RiskMinds Event Series, one of the largest and most senior annual gatherings globally. The fourth RiskMinds Asia event was held in Hong Kong in 2013, and brought together over 65 of the most senior … Continue reading

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GDP Alumni Event with Prof. Walter Featured on the NYU Stern Homepage

On Friday, March 7, 2014, Professor Ingo Walter spoke to approximately 80 executives comprised of MS in Risk Management students, MS in Global Finance and Stern alumni, and members of the Hong Kong Society of Finance Analysts gathered in Hong Kong on … Continue reading

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MSRM Alum, Andrew Koh, to Speak at 5th Annual World Cards & Payments Summit

MS in Risk Management Class of 2010 and MS in Global Finance Class of 2008 alum, Andrew Koh, will speak at this years 5th Annual World Cards & Payments Summit on February 10-12, 2014 in Dubai. His topic of discussion will … Continue reading

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Is Bitcoin a Real Currency?

NYU Stern Professor David Yermack examines Bitcoin’s historical trading behavior to determine whether or not it behaves like a traditional sovereign currency. He finds that Bitcoin’s exchange rate volatility is greater than the volatilities of widely used currencies, undermining Bitcoin’s … Continue reading

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Euro Marriage in Peril: Roubini on the State of the European Union

The following is an op-ed written by NYU Stern Professor, Nouriel Roubini: On the morning of July 26, 2012, I was meeting with the central bank governor of a country at the core, or stable center, of the euro zone. … Continue reading

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Nassim Taleb Event Featured on the NYU Stern Homepage

On November 8th, Nassim N. Taleb, NYU-Poly professor and author of The Black Swan and Antifragile, spoke to an audience of 75 MS in Risk Management students and alumni.                 On November 8th, … Continue reading

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Lawrence White Op-Ed: Stop Mandating Reliance on Ratings

The following is an Op-Ed written by Lawrence White, NYU Stern Professor of Economics published online on the New York Times Opinion Pages. The Justice Department’s suit against Standard & Poor’s is a fresh reminder of the large mistakes by … Continue reading

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