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

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Events

September 30th 2014

Time: 6.30pm    Venue: LSE
Speaker: Professor David Miles (Bank of England)

October 3rd 2014

Time: All day    Venue: LSE
Organisers: Kathy Yuan (LSE) and Christian Julliard (LSE)

October 16th 2014

Time: 9.30am - 5.30pm   Venue: LSE
Organisers: Jon Danielsson (SRC) and Eva Micheler (Department of Law, LSE)

October 17th 2014

Time: 1.00pm - 2.00pm   Venue: LSE
Speaker: Jose Scheinkman

Seminar title: Misspecified Recovery

News

September 11th 2014

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

September 10th 2014

SRC Research Associate Daniel Beunza has spent many years shadowing New York Stock Exchange traders, to learn what would be lost if humans were removed from the buying and selling of securities.

September 4th 2014

We are pleased to announce that Sebastian Mallaby has been appointed Visiting Senior Fellow at the LSE and will spend the academic year 2014-15 at the Systemic Risk Centre.

July 7th 2014

Stefan Ingves (Governor of the Riksbank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision) spoke at LSE on Monday 7th July.

June 6th 2014

We are pleased to announce that SRC co-investigator, Prof Kathy Yuan (Department of Finance, LSE) has received a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant