4 - 8 September 2017 / Guildford, United Kingdom / University of Surrey

The Centre for International Macroeconomic Studies (CIMS) in the School of Economics, University of Surrey will hold a five-day Summer School from 4th-8th September, 2017.

The School will consist of two parallel four-day courses (Foundations of DSGE modelling; Advanced DSGE modelling) and four parallel one-day stand-alone courses on day five (Financial Frictions in DSGE Models; DSGE-VAR Models and Forecasting; Occasionally Binding Constraints and Nonlinear Estimation; Emerging Open Economies). Participants can register for all five days, or for only one of the stand-alone one-day courses.

To apply or for further details visit our website: www.surrey.ac.uk/cimssummercourse

7 - 8 September 2017 / House of Finance, Frankfurt / Florence School of Banking and Finance

This two-days course by the FBF in Frankfurt introduces the foundations of Early Warning Systems (EWS) for systemic risk, reviews the relevant literature, and provides illustration of EWS examples through workshops performed with STATA software.

This course will focus on the following topics:
- Introduction to tail risk measures; VaR and CoVaR
- Expected Systemic shortfall (SES) and other risk measures
- Logit and Receiving operation characteristic (ROC) models
- Networks, connectedness, and risk interdependences

Course Instructors: Gianni De Nicolò (FBF and IMF), Fabio Canova (FBF and BI Norwegian Business School), Manfred Kremer (ECB)
Area: Financial Stability and Regulation
Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Further information and registration: http://fbf.eui.eu/training/early-warning-systems/
Registration deadline: 23 August 2017

9 - 11 October 2017 / EUI Premises, Florence / Florence School of Banking and Finance

This course presents the concepts, principles and models underlying prudential regulation of banks and studies how they have to be modified to deal with systemic risk and contagion. It discusses the use of lenders of last resort as a way to reduce systemic risks, contagion and transmission of balance sheet imbalances and other measures for bank resolution that shield the banking system from generalized crises and runs.

This course will cover:
- The objectives of prudential regulations
- Capital regulation for banks: static and dynamic models
- Bank runs and the Lender of Last Resort
- Systemic risk and contagion
- Bank resolution and Total Loss Absorbing Capacity

Course Instructor: Jean Charles Rochet (University of Zurich)
Area: Financial Stability and Regulation
Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Further information and registration: http://fbf.eui.eu/training/bank-regulation-systemic-risk/
Registration deadline: 18 September 2017

30 - 31 October 2017 / University of Amsterdam / Florence School of Banking and Finance

This advanced course focuses on financial and prudential aspects of the shadow banking sector, with some attention to its legal underpinnings.

This course will focus on:
- Shadow banking as a financial segment that expands and contracts credit outside the regulatory perimeter.
- Key elements of shadow banking regulation, emerging issues related to macro-prudential policy.
- European (as well as some US) legislation on insurance companies, money mutual funds and central clearing platforms for derivatives.
- Review of typical shadow banking funding and lending strategies.

Course Instructors: Enrico Perotti, Bart Joosen and Roger Laeven (University of Amsterdam); Iman van Lelyveld (Free University of Amsterdam and DNB)
Area: Financial Stability and Regulation
Level: Intermediate

Further information and registration: http://fbf.eui.eu/training/regulation-shadow-banks/
Registration deadline: 9 October 2017

8 - 10 November 2017 / EUI Premises, Florence / Florence School of Banking and Finance

This course by the Florence School of Banking and Finance will explore the evolution in global banking, the impact on banks’ business model and the consequences for bank clients and macroeconomy.

This course will cover:
- Trends in international capital flows and global banking
- The bank balance sheet and liquidity management strategies
- Follow the money. The lending channel as a transmission mechanism of funding shocks
- Policy challenges 1. Revisiting the “lender of last resort” function in a global environment
- Policy challenges 2. Effective regulation. Global SIBs, “Ring fencing”, “Intermediate holding companies” ruling, Regulatory arbitrage and “shadow” financial intermediation

Course Instructor: Nicola Cetorelli (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Area: Financial Stability and Regulation
Level: Intermediate

Further information and registration: http://fbf.eui.eu/training/global-banking/
Registration deadline: 18 October 2017

22 - 25 November 2017 / EUI Premises, Florence / Florence School of Banking & Finance

This joint Autumn School of the FBF and the School of Transnational Governance seeks to intensify and strengthen knowledge on the part of public authorities, practitioners and academics as well as foster an in-depth dialogue on the merits and challenges in the implementation of the new EU resolution framework.

The learning objectives of this course are to:
- Acquire the essentials of the new EU banking resolution regime: rules and principles, actors and procedures
- Understand and apply the key concepts of bank resolution
- Learn how to assess recovery plans, and how to design and implement resolution plans in practice

Instructors include: Boudewijn Berger (ABN AMRO); Bart Joosen (VU University, Amsterdam); Andrea Resti (Bocconi University); Emiliano Tornese (DG FISMA, EC); Tobias Troeger (Goethe University, Frankfurt)
Level: Introductory/Intermediate

Further information and registration: http://fbf.eui.eu/autumn-school-2017/
Registration deadline: 31 October 2017

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