Monthly Archives: March 2012

Professor Viral Acharya Accepts the Banque de France – Toulouse School of Economics Junior Prize in Monetary Economics and Finance

Professor Viral Acharya received the Banque de France – Toulouse School of Economics Junior Prize in Monetary Economics and Finance on March 16, 2012. In his acceptance speech, he references his new research on government regulation and financial stability. Excerpt … Continue reading

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The Challenges of the Fed’s Bid for Transparency

In a Financial Times op-ed, NYU Stern Professors Thomas Sargent and William Silber discuss the US Federal Reserve’s announcement that it would publish views on future interest rates. They explore the potential damages that the Fed may incur in this … Continue reading

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Professor Engle Presents “Portfolio Optimization in Our Times” at the European Colloquia 2011

Professor Robert Engle’s full speech at the European Colloquia 2011 is now available. The Conference was organized by the I.S.E.O Institute.

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Professor Altman Discusses Europe’s Worst Case Scenario

In an interview with The Deal, Professor Edward Altman comments on the worst case scenario for Europe: a Greek default with contagion to neighboring countries. Video via Vimeo: Europe’s worst-case scenario from The Deal on Vimeo.

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Capital Shortfall: A New Approach to Ranking and Regulating Systemic Risks

NYU Stern professors Viral Acharya, Robert Engle and Matthew Richardson address a new method to measure systemic risk in a new article. They devised a method for measuring the amount of capital that a financial institution would need in the … Continue reading

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The Battle Over Money Funds

In a new op-ed, NYU Stern Economists Thomas Cooley and Kim Schoenholtz discuss the regulation of money market funds. Historically, the US government guarantee of money market fund liabilities created moral hazard for banks and led to widespread systemic risk. … Continue reading

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Roubini Says Greece’s Private Creditors “Are the Lucky Ones”

Professor Nouriel Roubini addresses the implications of restructuring Greek debt in an oped in the Financial Times. Despite the official sector’s traditional seniority of Greek debt, private creditors will benefit from the debt restructuring. Excerpt from the Financial Times: Even … Continue reading

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NYU Stern Finance Department is Ranked #1 by the Financial Times

We are proud to announce that the NYU Stern Finance Department is the top finance department in the world, according to the Financial Times. Full list from the Financial Times: Top Ten in Finance 1. New York University: Stern 2. … Continue reading

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