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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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Prof. Robert Engle is Interviewed About the Financial Services Industry

The following is an excerpt from the El Paso Times:  The nation’s giant banks and other large financial institutions have regained much of the financial cushion they lost during the financial crash of 2008-09, a Nobel Prize-winning economist told University … Continue reading

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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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Michael Spence: The Real Challenges to Growth

The following is an op-ed written by NYU Stern Professor and Nobel Laureate in Economics, Michael Spence, published in Project Syndicate: MILAN – Advanced economies’ experience since the 2008 financial crisis has spurred a rapidly evolving discussion of growth, employment, … Continue reading

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Prof. and Nobel Laureate Rob Engle’s Volatility Lab is Promoted on FT

The following is an excerpt from a FT blog entry entitled “Computing the bill for European taxpayers, come the next crisis.” “Eric Dor of the IESEG School of Management in Paris, whose previous work includes A User’s Guide to Leaving the … Continue reading

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Lehman Was Not Alone – Measuring Systemic Risk in the 2008 Crisis

The following is an op-ed posted on the “Institute for New Economic Thinking” by NYU Stern Professor and Nobel Laureate Rob Engle On September 15, 2008, Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy and ushered in the worst part of the recent … 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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