Monthly Archives: November 2011

Robert Engle Discusses the Global Systemic Risk Rankings on CNBC

Nobel Laureate and NYU Stern Finance Professor Robert Engle discusses the NYU Systemic Risk Rankings on CNBC.   Professor Engle will deliver a free webinar on the rankings on December 5, 2011 at 11am. Please visit the following link for … Continue reading

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For Retirees, Selling Pensions A Risky Bet

Professor Lawrence White is quoted in an NPR article on pension securitization. Excerpt from NPR: “A pension represents a stream of payments that are going to stretch out into the future  just the way a mortgage represents a stream of … Continue reading

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Flight to Safety May No Longer Include America

Viral Acharya of NYU Stern and Heitor Almeida of the University of Illinois coauthored an article on the future of US Treasuries. Excerpt from Financial News: A flight from US Treasuries would happen from a trigger event, which could be … Continue reading

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Can Italy Be Saved?

Nobel Laureate and NYU Professor Michael Spence discusses the strengths and weaknesses of Italy’s economy in an op-ed. Excerpt from Project-Syndicate: “As the economist Mario Monti’s new government takes office in Italy, much is at stake -  for the country, … Continue reading

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Webinar with Robert Engle: “Global Systemic Risk Rankings: A Wake-up Call”

Presented by Nobel Laureate Robert F. Engle, Michael Armellino Professor of Finance at NYU Stern School of Business December 5, 2011 at 11 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time  The webinar will discuss the recently released ‘NYU Stern Global Systemic Risk Rankings’ … Continue reading

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NYU Stern Unveils Global Systemic Risk Rankings

Press Release: Rankings Provide “Wake-up Call” to Politicians that European Banks are Severely Undercapitalized New York, NY — New York University Stern School of Business today announced the  launch of a global version of its NYU Stern Systemic Risk Rankings, … Continue reading

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Professor Ed Altman Discusses Sovereign Risk in the Eurozone on Bloomberg

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Europe Wants Good News Only

Professor Larry White joins the debate: Europe’s War on Downgrades. Restricting ratings on European governments’ bonds? This is a terrible idea. To  understand why, let’s review what the three large credit rating agencies — Moody’s,  Standard & Poor’s and Fitch … Continue reading

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Nouriel Roubini Discusses the Mechanics of a Eurozone Breakup on Reuters

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Thinking Through the Unthinkable

A new paper by Professor Nouriel Roubini on the European fiscal crisis is featured in the Financial Times. Will the eurozone survive? The leaders of France and Germany have now raised this  question, for the case of Greece. If policymakers … Continue reading

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