Tag Archives: Regulatory Risk

Professors Robert Engle & Viral Acharya Warn that European Stress Test Risk Measures are Flawed

On the release of the US Fed’s latest bank stress tests, NYU Stern School of Business Nobel Laureate Robert Engle and Professor of Finance Viral Acharya warn that European regulators’ stress tests miscalculate the amount of systemic risk banks will … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Global Asset Management: Strategies, Risks, Processes and Technologies

Global Asset Management: Strategies, Risks, Processes and Technologies, edited by Professors Michael Pinedo and Ingo Walter, focuses on all major aspects of the asset management industry including regulations, strategies, processes, applied technologies and risks. It is the first book that addresses the key … Continue reading

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NYU Stern Prof. Bruce Tuckman on the Repo Market Decline

NYU Stern Professor Bruce Tuckman was quoted in a recent Bloomberg article, “Repo Market Decline Raises Alarm as Regulation Strains Debt.” Excerpt below:  “Regulations aimed at reducing the risk of another financial crisis are starting to upend a key part … Continue reading

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NYU Stern’s Bill Silber on the Federal Reserve’s Next Chief

NYU Stern Professor Bill Silber was quoted in the Wall Street Journal, regarding the upcoming departure of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in January. Silber notes the impact that new leadership might have on the Fed and its policy-making. “When … Continue reading

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Nobel Laureate Rob Engle on China’s Risk

NYU Stern Professor and Nobel Laureate Rob Engle was recently interviewed by the China Economic Review. In response to the question of China’s global financial stability, Engle responds:  “In Asia, risk is increasing, and has been increasing for a decade. … 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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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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How Shape-Shifting Banks Foil Dodd-Frank Act

In a new Bloomberg op-ed, NYU Stern economists Thomas Cooley and Kim Schoenholtz criticize banks for spinning off their investment activities to avoid compliance with Dodd-Frank. They propose that regulations should target financial instruments and markets instead of just the institutions. … Continue reading

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