UF Research Conference on Machine Learning in Finance

CfP Deadline Date: July 15, 2022 Conference Event: September 10-11, 2022 Event Location: Online Organizer(s): Warrington College of Business, University of Florida This virtual, two-day conference will bring together researchers on applications of machine learning and natural language processing across all Finance-related areas. Machine learning and related technological innovations have transformed all areas of finance.[…]

4th Conference on Behavioral Research in Finance, Governance and Accounting – Interdisciplinary Annual Conference of GGS

CfP Deadline Date: June 30, 2022 Conference Event: November 10-11, 2022 Event Location: Online Organizer(s): Justus Liebig University Giessen, and the GGS The Justus Liebig University Giessen in conjunction with the GGS invites academics andPhD students to submit papers for consideration of presentation at the 4th Conferenceon Behavioral Research in Finance, Governance and Accounting. We[…]

NBER Working Paper – Zombie Lending: Theoretical, International and Historical Perspectives

Author(s): Viral V. Acharya, Matteo Crosignani, Tim Eisertm, and Sascha Steffen Date: April 2022 Abstract: This paper surveys the theory on zombie lending incentives and the consequences of zombie lending for the real economy. It also offers a historical perspective by reviewing the growing empirical evidence on zombie lending along three dimensions: (i) the role[…]

March 2022: New IMF Blog Article – Why the IMF is Updating its View on Capital Flows

By Tobias Adrian, Gita Gopinath, Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, Ceyla Pazarbasioglu, and Rhoda Weeks-Brown Capital flows can help countries to grow and to share risks. But economies with large external debts can be vulnerable to financial crises and deep recessions when capital flows out. External liabilities are riskiest when they generate currency mismatches—when external debt is in[…]

March 2022 – SUERF Policy Note “Financial stability and crypto-assets”

By Pablo Hernández de Cos The term crypto-assets typically refers to a wide range of highly heterogeneous assets whose common trait is the fact that they are a digital representation of value or a set of contractual rights. Moreover, crypto-assets rely heavily on distributed ledger technology (DLT) for their transmission, trading and storage. However, unlike[…]

February 2022: New VoxEU Column – Global financial risk factors and sovereign risk

By Simon Gilchrist, Bin Wei, Vivian Yue, Egon Zakrajšek The interconnections between the balance sheet of a sovereign and those of global financial institutions can lead to a widening of sovereign spreads unrelated to country-specific fundamentals. This column explores this financial-sovereign risk nexus and documents that a substantial portion of the co-movement among sovereign spreads[…]

March 2022: European Parliament, Economic Governance Support Unit – Close cooperation for bank supervision: The cases of Bulgaria and Croatia

By Zsolt Darvas and Catarina Martins This briefing paper investigates the practice of close cooperation and examines the banking system performance in Bulgaria and Croatia. The factors that could pose risks to Bulgarian and Croatian banks are identified. This document was prepared by the Economic Governance Support Unit at the request of the ECON Committee.[…]