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MSRM Class of 2014 Alumnus Leads a Research Project on Risk Management in the Aid and Development Sector

A recent research project titled “Fleet Risk Management” led by MSRM Class of 2014 Alumnus and Managing Director at Clements Worldwide, Dante Disparte, focused on risk management in the aid and development sector. Some large fleet operators choose self-insured models … Continue reading

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“The End of Market Discipline? Investor Expectations of Implicit Government Guarantees” by Professor Viral Acharya

Professor Viral Acharya and his co-authors, Deniz Anginer of Virginia Tech and the World Bank and A. Joseph Warburton of Syracuse University, find that bondholders of major financial institutions have an expectation that the government will shield them from large … Continue reading

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Master of Science in Risk Management to Host Module at NYU Abu Dhabi

The NYU Stern Master of Science in Risk Management (MSRM) Class of 2015 will travel to NYU’s Abu Dhabi campus for the fourth module of the program. This will be the first MSRM module to take place at NYU Abu … Continue reading

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MSRM Class of 2014 Capstone Group Featured on the NYU Stern Homepage!

How do you put together a high-powered team, with members from different companies, who have complementary expertise and can blue-sky an innovative plan designed to boost Africa’s emerging economy? A group of seven students in NYU Stern’s Master’s in Risk … Continue reading

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Video: Professors Viral Acharya and Ingo Walter Discuss the MSRM Program

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Understanding the Russian Sanctions by Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter

The latest tightening of the US and EU sanctions on Russian business and finance will provide an interesting lesson in international political, economic and military affairs. Here are some key issues to think about: These Financial Sanctions Can Be Very … Continue reading

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Subsidizing Mortgage Debt Does More Harm Than Good by Prof. Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

The following is an excerpt from an op-ed by Professor Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh on The New York Times: Housing policy in the United States strongly favors homeownership, and it does so by subsidizing mortgage debt. Programs like the mortgage interest … Continue reading

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“The ‘Greatest’ Carry Trade Ever? Understanding Eurozone Bank Risks” by Professor Viral Acharya

Professor Viral Acharya and his co-author, Sascha Steffen of ESMT European School of Management and Technology, show that eurozone bank risks during 2007-2013 can be understood as “carry trade” behavior. They find that banks used short-term unsecured funding in wholesale … Continue reading

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Getting Serious About Sanctions-Busting Banks by Professors Ingo Walter and Roy Smith

BNP Paribas is expected any day to admit to criminal *violations of U.S. sanctions against Iran and Sudan. This is likely to mean that the giant French bank will pay a fine of between $8 billion and $10 billion to … Continue reading

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Are Major Banks Really Too Big to Jail?

The following is an excerpt from Banks and Markets of an article titled “Are Major Banks Really Too Big to Jail?” by NYU Stern Professor and MS in Risk Management Academic Director, Ingo Walter: It used to be that financial … Continue reading

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