The fundamental origin of systemic risk is endogenous risk, the source of the feedback loops that cause extreme outcomes
Mechanisms inherent in the financial system amplify or accelerate the impact of systemic risk
Policies, laws and regulations may control or create systemic risks
Empirical techniques are needed to identify the build-up of systemic risk



October 27th 2014

Time: 6.30pm       Venue: LSE
Speaker: Dr Minouche Shafik (Bank of England)

October 31st 2014

Time: 1.00pm - 2.00pm   Venue: LSE
Speaker: Aytek Malkhozov

Seminar title: When Variance Risk Has Two Prices: Evidence from the Equity and Option Markets

November 14th 2014

Time: 1.00pm - 2.00pm   Venue: LSE
Franziska Bremus
Seminar title: Big Banks and Macroeconomic Outcomes: Theory and Cross-Country Evidence of Granularity

November 25th 2014

Time: 5.45pm - 7.00pm   Venue: LSE
Speaker: Nicolas Veron

Seminar title: The New European Commission’s Financial Regulatory Agenda

November 28th 2014

Time: 1.00pm - 2.00pm   Venue: LSE
Iman van Lelyveld
Seminar title: Early-warning signals of topological collapse in interbank networks


October 6th 2014

José A. Scheinkman will visit the SRC from 13th October.

October 3rd 2014

Congratulations to the four PhD students in receipt of our studentships in 2014/15.

September 30th 2014

On Tuesday 30th September David Miles, member of the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee, delivered a LSE public lecture.

September 23rd 2014

We said goodbye and good luck to our research assistants this summer.

September 11th 2014

Read Lindsay Turnbull's excellent write-up of the Eco**2 symposium held this week.