Events

9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey

Following highly successful Easter and Summer Schools in previous years, the Centre for International Macroeconomic Studies (CIMS) in the School of Economics, University of Surrey will hold a summer school and conference from 9-14 September 2019. The deadline for application is 11 August 2019 although places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis. The School will consist of two parallel four-day courses, four parallel one-day stand-alone courses on day five (Friday), and a one-day conference on day six (Saturday). Participants can register for all six days, or for only one of the stand-alone one-day courses.

For more information visit our website: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/events/20190909-summer-school-and-conference-dy...

23 - 25 September 2019 / Florence, Italy / Florence School of Banking and Finance, European University Institute

Course Instructor: Enrique G. Mendoza (University of Pennsylvania)

Area: Financial Stability and Macroprudential policy

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

This course studies macroprudential policy in quantitative dynamic general equilibrium models with collateral constraints, covering theoretical foundations, optimal policy design and evaluation, and implementation hurdles.

17 - 18 October 2019 / Florence, Italy / Florence School of Banking and Finance, European University Institute

Course Instructors: Yildiz Ekinci (EIOPA), Camille Graciani (ESRB), Dieter Hendrickx (National Bank of Belgium), Petr Jakubik (EIOPA), Francesco Mazzaferro (ESRB), Matteo Sottocornola (EIOPA), Olaf Weeken (ESRB), Dimitris Zafeiris (EIOPA)

Area: Financial Stability and Macroprudential Policy

Level: Introductory/Intermediate

This course will focus on the micro and macro risks and prudential policies for the European insurance sector. It will provide an overview of the business model of insurers – from the principle of risks pooling to reinsurance and insurtech – and of the main risks insurers are exposed to. The course will also describe the current microprudential framework, namely Solvency II, and will discuss why a recovery and resolution and a macroprudential framework for the (re)insurance sector are needed.

28 - 30 October 2019 / Florence, Italy / Florence School of Banking and Finance, European University Institute

Course Instructors: Stefano Battiston (University of Zurich), Mark Cornelius (Bank of England), Claudio Dicembrino (ENEL S.p.a.), Anne Platou (DNB NOR), Instructors from Oliver Wyman, Practitioners in the public and private sector

Area: Risk Management

Level: Introductory/Intermediate

This course has been designed for staff members of financial institutions, micro-prudential and macro-prudential authorities who wish to understand the risks that climate change may pose for them. In addition to providing topical content and practical tools, this course will be a platform to stimulate exchange and debate between public officials and private practitioners.

4 - 6 November 2019 / Florence, Italy / Florence School of Banking and Finance, European University Institute

Course Instructors: Christos Gortsos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens), Seraina Grünewald (University of Zürich), Charles Cannone (EBA), Guillaume Adamczyk (SRB), Emiliano Tornese (European Commission)

Area: Regulation, Supervision and Resolution

Level: Intermediate

The course aims at providing a holistic reading of the various regulatory layers which define the quality and composition of the different loss-absorbing requirements, both for going concern and gone concern situations. In particular, it will highlight the continuum and interplay between these two sets of requirements, assessing the opportunities and challenges they pose for different banking business models and credit institutions’ funding.

20 - 22 November 2019 / Florence, Italy / Florence School of Banking and Finance, European University Institute

Course Instructors: Philipp Paech, Course Director (London School of Economics), Peter Kerstens (European Commission DG FISMA), Klaus Loeber (European Central Bank), Elisabeth Noble (European Banking Authority)

Area: Regulation, Supervision and Resolution

Level: Introductory/Intermediate

The course will familiarise participants with the relevant characteristics of the underlying technologies (AI, Big Data, Cloud, Blockchain) and novel traits of relevant financial activities (FinTech-enabled payment, settlement, robo-advice, currency, platforms, insurance, etc). Further, instructors will share their analysis of the economic implications (caused, in particular by ‘disruptive’ business models) for financial markets in the EU and globally. Further, participants will understand how to situate Fintech within the existing regulatory perimeter of the relevant EU rules and will discuss the extent to which these rules need adaptation, modification or expansion.

Events

  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey

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