Financial crises: predictability, causes and consequences


April 10th 2018
Time: 09.30 to 18.00  
Venue: Conference Suite, 9th floor, Tower 2, London School of Economics
Organisers: Jon Danielsson (SRC, LSE), Marcela Valenzuela (University of Chile), Ilknur Zer (Federal Reserve Board)
Leading indicators of systemic risk are increasingly important for both financial policy makers and private sector practitioners. The aim of the conference is to stimulate debate and research on indicators of crises and how they can be used in practice. 
Speakers: Matthew Baron (Cornell University), Daisuke Ikeda (Bank of England), Michael Kiley (Federal Reserve Board), Björn Richter (University of Bonn), Miguel Segoviano (International Monetary Fund), Christoph Trebesch (Kiel University)
Materials available for download
Björn Richter (University of Bonn) - paper and slides
When to Lean Against the Wind?
(joint work with Moritz Schularick and Paul Wachtel)
Michael Kiley (Federal Reserve Board) - paper and slides
What Macroeconomic Conditions Lead Financial Crises?
Miguel Segoviano (International Monetary Fund) - paper and slides
Macroprudential Stress Tests and Policies: Stretching for
Robust and Implementable Frameworks
Christoph Trebesch (Kiel University)
Sovereign Bonds since Waterloo
(joint work with Josefin Meyer and Carmen Reinhart)
Matthew Baron (Cornell University) - paper and slides
Identifying Banking Crises
(joint work with Wei Xiong and Emil Verner, both of Princeton University)
Daisuke Ikeda (Bank of England) - paper and slides
Bank Runs, Prudential Policy and Social Welfare
in a Global Game General Equilibrium Model
The suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users was: #LSEFinancialCrises