Artificial Intelligence and Systemic Risk

Hosted by the Systemic Risk Centre

Old Theatre, Old Building


Professor Ken Benoit

Professor Ken Benoit

Nick Cook

Nick Cook

Dr Jon Danielsson

Dr Jon Danielsson

Dr Eva Micheler

Dr Eva Micheler


Professor Lutfey Siddiqi

Professor Lutfey Siddiqi

With Artificial Intelligence overtaking human intelligence at driving cars and outplaying it at games, is the financial system next? Will AI stabilise or destabilise the financial system? Might AI even cause a systemic financial crisis?

Ken Benoit is Professor of Quantitative Social Research Methods and Head of the Department of Methodology. He is also the current Director of the Social and Economic Data Science (SEDS) Research Unit.

Nick Cook is the Head of Data and Information Operations at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Jon Danielsson is Co-Director of the Systemic Risk Centre and Associate Professor of Finance at LSE.

Eva Micheler is Co-investigator of the Systemic Risk Centre and Associate Professor in Law at LSE Law.

Lutfey Siddiqi is Visiting Professor-in-Practice, LSE CIS and Scientific Advisory Board member, SRC.

This event is co-hosted by the Systemic Risk Centre, LSE and Centre for Blockchain Technologies, UCL. 

The Systemic Risk Centre (SRC) was set up to study the risks that may trigger the next financial crisis and to develop tools to help policymakers and financial institutions become better prepared.

Twitter hashtag for this event: #LSEAI


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