Monthly Archives: February 2013

Roubini Predicts US will go into sequester

Nouriel Roubini, spoke on Yahoo! Finance’s The Daily Ticker with Aaron Task about his views on the upcoming March 1st sequester deadline. Roubini, anticipating that the US will go into sequester, discusses its financial and economic implications. View the interview … Continue reading

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Alumnus Lee Sun Discusses his MSRM Experience

Lee Sun, MSRM Class of 2012, is a Beijing-based director of the board of Bank of Jilin, a Chinese commercial bank, as well as a member of its risk management committee and chairman of its strategy committee. His primary work … Continue reading

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Register Today! NYU Stern Conference: The Return of Private Capital to the Mortgage Market

The Center for Real Estate Finance Research (CREFR) and Marc H. Bell, General Partner of Barbican Capital invite you to Stern for a full-day conference on March 5th, 2013 on the future of the U.S. housing finance system. (This conference … Continue reading

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Professor Silber’s Reaction to the Federal Reserve Minutes

Professor Silber reacts to the recently release Federal Reserve minutes on Bloomberg TV’s Bottom Line with Mark Crumpton. Watch Professor Silber discuss Europe, the Federal Open Market Committee’s meeting minutes, and excessive risk. William Silber is Professor of Finance at … Continue reading

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Breaking the bank-sovereign nexus

The following Op-ed was written by Viral Acharya on livemint.com, “Breaking the bank-sovereign nexus: The ownership structure of India’s debt seems problematic from the view of financial and economic stability” The unique feature of the global financial crisis that began … Continue reading

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Global Economic Growth: An Interview with Michael Spence

NYU Stern Professor and Nobel Laureate Michael Spence was interviewed at this year’s World Economic Forum on the topic of global economic growth. Topics in conversation focused on productivity in developed countries, uneven growth in the developing world, the role … Continue reading

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Corporate Governance, Emerging Markets, State-Owned Banks: Thoughts from Viral Acharya

The following interview “Political Influence on State-Owned Enterprises: The True Obstacle to Private Sector Growth in Emerging Markets?” with Professor Viral Acharya was conducted by the Corporate Governance Forum. The most interesting piece on corporate governance I read recently was…. … Continue reading

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No More Lifelines for Struggling Companies?

Declining bankruptcies and Chapter 11 cases might sound like a good thing, but after taking a closer look, NYU Stern Professor Ed Altman notes otherwise. Altman was quoted in Bloomberg News, stating that salvaging questionable companies can lead to fragile … Continue reading

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Tom Cooley: Ending the Era of Big Bailouts?

Who Will Carry the Water? Published by Tom Cooley and Kermit Schoenholtz on the Huffington Post blog, 1/25/13. To make the U.S. financial system safe, we need to end the era of big bailouts. In December, the U.S. and the … Continue reading

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A Call to Action: Experts Discuss the Need for Regulatory Instruments

Designing Global Financial Regulatory Instruments By  NYU Stern Professor Viral Acharya and T. Sabri Öncü Despite the largest financial crisis since the 1930s, progress towards international coordination of financial regulation remains dismally slow. To speed the development of a harmonized … Continue reading

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