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Professor Ian Bremmer Explains the Evolution and Costs of Cyber Warfare

The following is an excerpt from an recent op-ed by Professor Ian Bremmer published in TIME: Hackers aren’t only in the game to damage governments—sometimes good old-fashioned robbery is enough. The FBI had to notify over 3,000 U.S. companies that … Continue reading

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Banks’ Financial Reporting and Financial System Stability by Prof. Viral Acharya

The use of accounting measures and disclosures in bank contracts and in regulation suggests that the quality of banks’ financial reporting is central to the efficacy of market discipline and non-market mechanisms in limiting bank debt and risk overhang in … Continue reading

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Prof. Robert Engle Discusses Recent “Flash Crash” Arrest

In a recent article on Reuters, Professor Robert Engle shared his perspective on the arrest of Navinder Singh Sarao, a UK trader who is though to be responsible for the 2010 “flash crash.” In this crash on May 6th, 2010, almost $1 … Continue reading

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Prof. Nouriel Roubini Discusses a Greek Exit from the Euro

In a recent interview with Bloomberg Business, Professor Nouriel Roubini discussed the implications of the “Grexit,” or what the Greek exit from the euro would look like. Professor Roubini described the exit as a “massive contagion” that would highly stress other … Continue reading

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Nobel Laureate Robert Engle Delivers Inaugural “Gallatin Lecture Series on Banking”

NYU Stern Professor and Nobel Laureate Robert Engle delivered the inaugural session of the Gallatin Lecture Series on Banking, the first of four lectures jointly hosted by NYU Stern and The Clearing House. His presentation, titled Prospects for Financial Stability, drew … Continue reading

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Prof. Ian Bremmer on “How to Lead in Ambiguous Times”

In a recent opinion editorial on Strategy + Business, NYU Stern Global Research Professor Ian Bremmer discussed how businesses can succeed in a time of geopolitical turbulence and an uncertain economic future. Professor Bremmer explained three strategies for decision making that … Continue reading

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Professor Viral Acharya’s Research on Eurozone Stress Testing is Highlighted

The following is an excerpt from the Financial Times: Last week, 25 banks failed the asset quality review (AQR) conducted by the European Central Bank for 130 of the eurozone’s largest banks. In the stress test performed by the European … 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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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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Nobel Laureate and Professor Robert Engle on VaR, Systemic Risk, and Liquidity

The following is and excerpt from an interview with Professor Robert Engle and the CFA Institute: “I sat down with Nobel laureate Robert Engle in Tokyo last month to discuss an amazingly wide range of applications that he and industry … Continue reading

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