Financial Cycles, Risk, Macroeconomic Causes and Consequences

Hosted by the Systemic Risk Centre

Online public event

This is a two-part event which will focus on the effects of financial risk on uncertainty, business cycles, capital flows, and macroeconomy. 

Organisers: Jon Danielsson (SRC/LSE), Marcela Valenzuela (Catholic University of Chile & SRC), Ilknur Zer (Federal Reserve Board & SRC)

Part 1

The conference will provide a forum for discussing innovative research in the area and facilitate the exchange of views among researchers and policymakers.

Time: 1.00-5.00pm GMT
Chair: Marcela Valenzuela (Catholic University of Chile & SRC)
Speakers: Anusha Chari (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Şebnem Kalemli-Özcan (University of Maryland), Carolin Pflueger (University of Chicago), Moritz Schularick (University of Bonn & Federal Reserve Bank of New York), Ilknur Zer (Federal Reserve Board & SRC)

The programme is available on the event website.

Part 2

The event will conclude the day with a panel, bringing together leading policymakers and economists to discuss policy lessons pertaining to the financial and macroeconomic consequences of COVID-19 and related policy responses.  

Financial risk, macroeconomy and central bank response to COVID-19

Time: 5.15-6.15pm GMT
Chair: Yves Mersch (Former Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank and Member of the SRC Scientific Advisory Board)
PanellistsAlex Brazier (Bank of England), Jon Danielsson (SRC/LSE), Nellie Liang (Brookings Institution), Isabel Schnabel (ECB & University of Bonn)

Alex Brazier is Executive Director for Financial Stability Strategy and Risk at the Bank of England and a member of the Financial Policy Committee (FPC). Previously, he was the Governor’s Principal Private Secretary. 

Jon Danielsson is Reader in Finance at LSE and Director of the Systemic Risk Centre. His research interests cover systemic risk, financial risk, econometrics, economic theory and financial crisis. 

Nellie Liang is the Miriam K. Carliner Senior Fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution. Before joining Brookings, she served as the founding director of the Division of Financial Stability of the Federal Reserve Board.

Isabel Schnabel is a member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank and Professor of Financial Economics at the University of Bonn (on leave).

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