Social, Sovereign, and Geopolitical Risks Conference

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CfP Deadline Date:
May 31, 2023
Conference Event:
September 21-22, 2023

Event Location:
Venezia, Italy

Keynote Speaker(s):
Helen Rey (London Business School) Elisa Giuliani (University of Pisa) Moritz Schularick (Sciences Po Paris & University of Bonn)

GRETA Associati (Venice, Italy), CRIF (Bologna, Italy), European Datawarehouse (Frankfurt, Germany), European Investment Bank (Luxembourg), European Investment Fund (Luxembourg) and Intesa Sanpaolo (Milan, Italy)

GRETA Associati (Venice, Italy), CRIF (Bologna, Italy), European Datawarehouse (Frankfurt, Germany), European Investment Bank (Luxembourg), European Investment Fund (Luxembourg) and Intesa Sanpaolo (Milan, Italy) are partners in organasing a Conference to be held in Venice on September 21-22, 2023.

The C.r.e.d.i.t. 2023 conference will bring together academics, practitioners and PhD students working in various areas of financial and socio-economic risk with the aim of creating a unique opportunity for participants to discuss research progress and policy as well as industry-relevant insights and directions for future research.

The organizers encourage submissions on any topic within the overall theme of the conference and in the following areas in particular:

  • SOCIO-ECONOMIC STABILITY: Future development of income (and wealth) inequality and social polarization; Risk, inequality and employment impacts of crises and policies; Gender and skilling issues will increase or help the transition?
  • SOVEREIGN RISKS: Sovereign debt with low economic growth; Long term challenges for fiscal and monetary policies: green transformation, commodity prices, de-globalization and demographic trends; Inflation and exchange rate risks; Environmental and social inter-dependencies; social and environmental preferences and how these affect the stability and macroeconomic wellbeing of a given country; Challenges in measuring the ESG ratings of countries and thus of sovereign debt
  • GEOPOLITICAL RISKS: Global supply chain and de-globalization risks for finance; Do international energy price discrepancies pose risks for the competitiveness of EU firms’ and might this have implications for the real exchange rate to?; Risks stemming from accelerating deglobalisation; Cyber-risk vulnerabilities of banks and firms
  • ENERGY/COMMODITY SECURITY: Energy prices and financial performance of firms; Inefficiency of energy markets under scarcity; Transition costs under high energy and resource prices; Volatility of energy-related asset prices (both brown and green) and implications for medium and long term investments in energy production technologies, energy commodity assets and energy infrastructure;  Implications of net zero policies for the prices of real estate assets, especially for homeowners and households
  • LONG RUN INVESTMENTS AND PORTFOLIOS: Stability of asset market equilibria under low returns; Regulation (-demand) driven asset prices; Equilibrium asset price levels under structural transformation and high uncertainty; Net zero pledges and the possible trade-off between sustainability and returns; Engagement versus divesting


Those wishing to present a paper at the Conference should submit by May 31, 2023 to the address given below (preferably in electronic format).

Please indicate to whom correspondence should be addressed. Decisions regarding acceptance will be made by June 30, 2023.

The final version of accepted papers must be received by August 31, 2023.

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