Political economy of systemic risk

Event

Summary
Date: 
March 6th 2014

Time: 9.00am - 5.30pm followed by a drinks reception
Venue: R405, 4th floor of the Lionel Robbins Building, LSE campus
Organisers: Dr Bob Hancké (European Institute, LSE), Dr Jeff Chwieroth (International Relations, LSE) and Dr Jon Danielsson (Co-Director of the Systemic Risk Centre)

Programme: The conference programme is available to view as a pdf here.

Papers: Available papers can be downloaded from the 'Full report' tab above. Photographs from the event can be seen on the 'Full report' tab also.
 

Please contact src@lse.ac.uk for any enquiries.

Full Report

Below you can download available slides from our event on the 21st March. Photographs from the event can be viewed here.

Session 1: the politics of banking crises
1) Mark Copelovitch (Wisconsin) and David Singer (MIT), "Financial Levees: Capital Inflows, Financial Market Structure, and Banking Crises". Slides from this session are avaliable as a PDF here.
2) Jeffrey Chwieroth (LSE) and Andrew Walter (Melbourne), "Great Expectations, Veto Players, and the Changing Politics of Banking Crises". Paper avaliable as a PDF here.
3) Lawrence Broz (UCSD), "Rescuing the World's Financial System: The Federal Reserve as Global Lender of Last Resort, 2007-2010". Slides from this session avaliable as a PDF here.

Session 2: the political economy of asset bubbles and 'macro-prudential' policy
1) Lucy Goodhart (Harvard), "Brave New World?  Macro-prudential Policy and the New Political Economy of the Federal Reserve". Paper avaliable as a PDF here.
2) Andrew Baker (Queen’s University Belfast), "The Bankers' Paradox: The Political Economy of Macroprudential Regulation". Slides avaliable as a PDF here.

Session 3: the politics of financial stability and regulation
1) Andrew Walter (Melbourne) "The Political Economy of Post-Crisis Regulatory Response: Why does 'Over-compliance' Vary?". Paper avaliable as a PDF here. Slides avaliable as a PDF here.
2) Meredith Wilf (Princeton), "Investor Perceptions of Basel III". Paper avaliable as a PDF here.