A Faculty Panel on “What the Effects Will be and What Should be Done”

November 18th, 2008

Myron Scholes Forum, November 18, 2008

To wrap up the series of Credit Crisis lectures in our Myron Scholes Forum, Brian Barry, John Cochrane, Steven N. Kaplan, and Raghuram G. Rajan look at some likely consequences of

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Will the U.S. Bank Re-Capitalization Work? Lessons from Japan

November 11th, 2008

Myron Scholes Forum, November 11, 2008

Anil Kashyap presents the fourth lecture of the Credit Crisis Series, part of the Myron Scholes Global Markets Forum.

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Securitization, Screening and Default Models: Evidence from Subprime Loans

Amit Seru November 5th, 2008

Myron Scholes Forum, November 4, 2008

Amit Seru presents the third lecture of the Credit Crisis Series, part of the Myron Scholes Global Markets Forum.

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The Current Financial Crisis, Other Recent Crises, and the Role of Short-term Debt Crisis

Douglas Diamond October 29th, 2008

Myron Scholes Forum, October 28, 2008

Doug Diamond presents the second lecture of the Credit Crisis Series, part of the Myron Scholes Global Markets Forum.

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The Consequences of Mortgage Credit Expansion: Subprime Lending and the Mortgage Default Crisis

Amir Sufi October 22nd, 2008

Myron Scholes Forum, October 21, 2008

Amir Sufi presents the first lecture of the Credit Crisis Series, part of the Myron Scholes Global Markets Forum.

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What’s Happening and What the Government Should Do About It

September 26th, 2008

Some faculty perspectives from the Chicago GSB “lunchroom”

Four faculty members from the Chicago GSB’s Initiative on Global Markets chat informally about the latest events in the housing and credit crisis — and about the government’s efforts to deal with

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Financial Trust Index

a measure of confidence Americans have in the private institutions in which they can invest

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Scholes Forum: Productivity Growth Is Slower Than You Think

A VIDEO OF THE IGM’S MOST RECENT SCHOLES FORUM TALK CAN BE VIEWED HERE.

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US Monetary Policy Forum

The US Monetary Policy Forum (USMPF) brings academics, market economists, and policy makers together to discuss US monetary policy for an annual conference, sponsored by the IGM. A standing group of academic and private sector economists produces a report on a critical medium-term issue confronting the Federal Open Market Committee.

2016 USMPF REPORT
LANGUAGE AFTER LIFTOFF: FED COMMUNICATION AWAY FROM THE ZERO LOWER BOUND

2015 USMPF REPORT
THE EQUILIBRIUM REAL FUNDS RATE: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE

2014 USMPF REPORT
MARKET TANTRUMS AND MONETARY POLICY

2013 USMPF REPORT
CRUNCH TIME: FISCAL CRISES AND THE ROLE OF MONETARY POLICY
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

2012 USMPF REPORT
HOUSING, MONETARY POLICY, AND THE RECOVERY

2011 USMPF REPORT
STRESSED OUT: MACROPRUDENTIAL PRINCIPLES FOR STRESS TESTING

2010 USMPF REPORT
FINANCIAL CONDITIONS INDEXES: A NEW LOOK AFTER THE FINANCIAL CRISIS

2009 USMPF REPORT
OIL AND THE MACROECONOMY: LESSONS FOR MONETARY POLICY

2008 USMPF REPORT
LEVERAGED LOSSES: LESSONS FROM THE MORTGAGE MARKET MELTDOWN

2007 USMPF REPORT
UNDERSTANDING THE EVOLVING INFLATION PROCESS

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China Economic Summer Institute

The China Economic Summer Institute enables the best Chinese scholars to stay in active contact with top-notch researchers from the rest of the world, and provides a forum to encourage promising young Chinese researchers to work on topics that are important for understanding the Chinese economy. To learn more see the CESI WEBSITE.

SELECTED PAPERS FROM THE 2012 CHINA ECONOMIC SUMMER INSTITUTE:

PUBLIC SCHOOL RESOURCES AND PRIVATE SUBSTITUTES IN URBAN CHINA
by Cheng Yuan and Lei Zhang

A MODEL OF CHINA’S STATE CAPITALISM
by Xi Li, Xuewen Liu, and Yong Wang

A UNIFIED MODEL OF STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENTS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE: THEORY AND EVIDENCE FROM CHINA
by Hanwei Huang, Jiandong Ju, and Vivian Z. Yue

*The IGM cosponsors the CESI with Tsinghua University; UC Berkeley’s Program on Institutions and Governance; and the Katholieke Universiteit Leaven’s LICOS Center.

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Research on International Accounting, Enforcement, and Global Convergence

Capital-Market Effects of Securities Regulation: The Role of Implementation and Enforcement
by Hans Christensen, Luzi Hail, and Christian Leuz

Christian Leuz proposes creating a “Global Player Segment” in which firms would use the same reporting rules (ie, IFRS), face the same enforcement mechanisms, and have similar incentives for transparent reporting

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Global Accounting Convergence and the Potential Adoption of IFRS by the United States
by Luzi Hail, Christian Leuz, and Peter Wysocki

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IGM Working Papers

PAPERS FROM THE IGM WORKING PAPER SERIES ARE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD HERE.

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