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Central Banking and Supervision 2014 : Central Banking and Supervision, What Have We Learned Since 2008?


When Nov 13, 2014 - Nov 14, 2014
Where Montreal
Abstract Registration Due Sep 1, 2014
Submission Deadline Oct 31, 2014
Notification Due Oct 31, 2014
Final Version Due Oct 31, 2014
Categories    finance   regulation   financial regulation   risk

Call For Papers

Call for Papers to a workshop to be hosted by CIRANO and HEC Montreal:

Montreal, Quebec
November 13-14, 2014


Robert Prasch
Professor of Economics, Middlebury College (VT, USA)
Associate Fellow, CIRANO (Montreal, Canada)

Thierry Warin
Associate Professor of International Business, HEC Montreal (Qc, Canada)
VP Strategy and International Economics, CIRANO (Montreal, Canada)

Since the crisis of the fall of 2008, many afflicted nations have tried to rethink and reformulate their financial-sector regulations. As a consequence an assortment of legal structures and institutions have come into being. These include the Dodd-Frank Act, Basel III, the European Banking Authority, the Financial Stability Oversight Council, the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive, and the Systemic Risk Council, among others. Some long-established agencies, including the U.S. Federal Reserve System, the Commodity Futures Trading Corporation, and the Securities and Exchange Commission, now have new powers. Some regulators, most notably the Office of Thrift Supervision, have been closed.

After six years of bank rescues, stress tests, painful austerity programs, debt foreclosures, and other difficult adjustments, it is time to take stock of where we are. Is the financial system more resilient today than before? What progress has been made on transparency, capitalization, liquidity, industrial concentration, Too Big To Fail, conflicts of interest, mortgage-origination rules, systemic risk, and any other associated conditions or factors that were known to have played a role in the recent near-collapse of the global economy? What, if anything, still needs to be done?

This workshop will bring together academics, practitioners, and regulators in a friendly atmosphere to explore these issues.

• We aim to edit the first volume of a series on contemporary economics and politics.
• This workshop will be organized only with plenary sessions. Presenters will have 25 minutes to present their paper/chapter, followed by 10 minutes of questions from the other volume contributors.
• Please send a 500-word proposal before September 1st at
• Acceptance letters will be sent on September 8th. We plan on accepting 15 contributors.
• Contributors should send their chapter/paper by October 31st.
• Registration fees for the workshop: $CAN 120

Tuesday, November 13th

1:00 – 1:30 pm Welcome and registration
1:30 – 3:15 pm 1st working session: 3 participants
3:15 – 3:30 pm Coffee break
3:30 – 4:40 pm 2nd working session: 2 participants

Friday, November 14th

9:00 – 10:45 am 3rd working session: 3 participants
10:45 – 11:00 am Coffee break
11:00 – 12:45 am 4th working session: 2 participants
12:45 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 – 3:15 pm 5th working session: 3 participants
3:15 – 3:30 pm Coffee break
3:30 – 4:40 pm 6th working session: 2 participants
5:00 pm Conclusion

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