Recap: interdisciplinary approaches to financial stability conference

November 3, 2015

On October 22-23, 2015, more than 250 regulators, policymakers, financial market participants, and academic researchers from a broad range of disciplines gathered in Ann Arbor to explore how methods from diverse fields can be used to better identify, measure, monitor, and mitigate risks in the financial system.

The conference featured keynotes by Richard Berner (Office of Financial Research), Paul Tucker (Harvard Kennedy School), Andrew Haldane (Bank of England), and Lawrence H. Summers (Harvard University).

The conference was co-hosted by the federal Office of Financial Research and the University of Michigan Center on Finance, Law and Policy, with support from the Smith Richardson Foundation, the University of Michigan College of Engineering, and the Ross School of Business.

Katie Vloet of the University of Michigan Law School published a news article recapping the conference.  You can read Katie’s excellent coverage by clicking here.