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World Bank Report Launch– Women, Business and Law:

24 November 2014
Interview of Dr Lopez-Claros

Dr Augusto Lopez-Claros, the Director of Global Indicators and Analysis with the World Bank, was interviewed by Professor Fariborz Moshirian, the Institute of Global Finance’s Director. The interview was conducted upon the launch of the World Bank’s ‘Women, Business and Law’ Report for 2014 (“the Report”). In particular, Dr Lopez-Claros addressed four key issues in relation to the report.

World Bank Report Launch– Global Prosperity and Global Stability:

24 November 2014
Interview of Dr Lopez-Claros

Dr Augusto Lopez-Claros, the Director of Global Indicators and Analysis with the World Bank, was interviewed by Professor Fariborz Moshirian, the Institute of Global Finance’s Director. The interview centres on the concerns of global prosperity and stability. In particular, Dr Lopez-Claros addressed four key issues in relation to the subject.

Forum on Liquidity Shock and Financial Stability:

17 September 2014
Interview of Professor Avanidhar Subrahmanyam

On september 10, 2014, Professor Avanidhar Subrahmanyam attended the Business Forum on Liquidity Shock and Global Financial Stability, organised by the IGF, as the keynote speaker. During the interview after his speech, he provided his insights regarding the causes of the Global Financial Crisis (“GFC”) and resulting contagion to other economies, as well as whether we have the right policies in place to prevent another crisis.

Business Forum on Global Prosperity

15 September 2014
Launch of the Asian Development Bank Annual Report: Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2014

The Institute of Global Finance (IGF), in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), held a Business Forum on Global Prosperity on August 25, 2014 at UNSW. Dr Guanghua Wan, a Principal Economist at the ADB, was invited to give a keynote address.

Launch of ADB Key Indicators 2014 Report

15 September 2014
Interview of Dr Andrea Iffland, the Regional Director of the Asian Development Bank’s Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office

Dr Andrea Iffland, the Regional Director of the Asian Development Bank’s (“ADB”) Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office, was interviewed by the Institute of Global Finance’s (“IGF”) Director, Professor Fariborz Moshirian.

Could the renminbi become an international reserve currency?

02 September 2014
by Michael Liu and Fariborz Moshirian

The IGF has completed a research work on the internationalisation of the renminbi. This will be published soon in the Journal of Financial Perspectives.

Credit Expansion and Law

14 July 2014
Keynote Address by Professor Murillo Campello at the 3rd International Conference on Global Financial Stability and Prosperity

The 3rd International Conference on Global Financial Stability and Prosperity was hosted by the IGF in Sydney on July 2, 2014. Professor Murillo Campello from Cornell University was invited as the keynote speaker of this forum.

the Remarkable Instability of Corporate Leverage

14 July 2014
Keynote Address by Professor Richard Roll, UCLA

Watch the highlight of this event.

Professor Richard Roll was invited by the IGF to be the keynote speaker at the conference dinner of the Australasian Finance and Banking Conference (AFBC), which was held at the Shangrila Hotel, Sydney.  The topic of his speech was:

“The Remarkable Instability of Corporate Leverage”   

New Publication of IGF Staff in 2014

26 June 2014
Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming

Three IGF Staff have recently published a paper in the Journal of Financial Economics. The Journal of Financial Economics is one of the top three journals in the finance area.

The title of this new publication is:
“Commonality in News around the World”

The authors include:

Professor Fariborz Moshirian, Director of IGF
Dr. Bohui Zhang, IGF Associate Researcher
Dr. Tung Lam Dang, IGF Post-Doctorate Student

Director of IGF invited to be on the Judging Panel of the Advisor Australian Broking Awards 2014

26 June 2014

The Director of the IGF, Professor Fariborz Moshirian, was invited to be on the Judging Panel of the Advisor Australian Broking Awards (ABA) 2014. The Advisor Australian Broking Awards (ABA) was started from 2011 and it is targeted solely on the leading brokers and brokerages in the Australian mortgage industry. Its partners include leading financial institutions such as the Commonwealth Bank, Citi Group and NAB Broker.

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