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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”
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
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.
Speech by Nobel Laureate Myron Scholes
Noble Laureate Myron Scholes visited the Institute of Global Finance (“IGF”). Professor Scholes is currently one of the International Associate Researchers of the IGF. During his stay in Sydney, Professor Scholes gave a brilliant speech on risk management and also shared his views regarding the flexibility of risk management and crisis management.