Monthly Archives: March 2013

Thoughts on Reputation and Governance in Banking

The following is a post written by Professor Ingo Walter, Academic Director of the MS in Risk Management Program: The epic financial crisis of a few years ago inflicted immense damage on the process of financial intermediation, the fabric of … Continue reading

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Student Profile: From Goldman to the Fed: An Inside Look

Justin Lerner, currently enrolled in the NYU Stern MS in Risk Management Program, has been professionally involved with risk management in a variety of roles since 1998. Currently charged with risk and policy at the Federal Reserve Bank of New … Continue reading

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Nouriel Roubini: Ten QE Questions

The following is an article by NYU Stern Professor of Economics and International Business, Nouriel Roubini. Most observers regard unconventional monetary policies such as quantitative easing (QE) as necessary to jump-start growth in today’s anemic economies. But questions about the … Continue reading

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Student Profile: Rose Kinuthia Looks to the Future at KCB Bank in Kenya

Rose Kinuthia, MSRM ’13, is an accomplished banking professional, with a blue-chip background. She is currently chief risk officer of KCB Bank in Nairobi, Kenya, having joined the organization in 2004 as divisional director of risk management. Previously, she worked … Continue reading

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Ed Altman to Launch New ETF for Distressed Debt

NYU Stern Professor Ed Altman’s latest project was highlighted in the Wall Street Journal. Altman, inventor of the Z-score model and Z-score+ app, is set to release a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) called “Market Vectors-Altman Default & Distressed Bond ETF.” … Continue reading

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Dean Henry’s New Book- TURNAROUND: Third World Lessons for First World Growth

The following is a post by NYU Stern Office of Public Affairs: Thirty years ago, China seemed hopelessly mired in poverty, Mexico triggered the Third World Debt Crisis, and Brazil suffered under hyperinflation. Since then, these and other developing countries … 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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Michael Spence: Rebalancing the State Balance Sheet

Nobel Laureate in Economics and NYU Stern Professor Michael Spence writes on Project Syndicate about “Rebalancing the State Balance Sheet.” Spence highlights the tension states face with managing their assets and suggests ways to think about more privatized sorts of … Continue reading

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