Conference on "The Real Effects of Financial Crises: Past, Present, Future"

When:26 January 2018
Where:Room 1.811, Casino building, Campus Westend, Goethe University

In the context of the Goethe University Visiting Professorship of Financial History, currently held by Prof. Hans-Joachim Voth (University of Zurich), the House of Finance, the Research Center SAFE and the Institute for Banking and Financial History (IBF) organize and cordially invite you to attend the conference on   

The Real Effects of Financial Crises: Past, Present, Future 

Download the Program (pdf) 

The conference aims to bring together economic theorists, applied economists, and financial historians working on the real effects of financial crises. It will provide a forum for a discussion of recent research. The organizing committee invites submissions of high-quality theoretical or empirical research papers.

 

PRESENTATIONS 

MONETARY POLICY AND FINANCIAL CONDITIONS: A  CROSS-COUNTRY STUDY
Tommaso Mancini (IMF)

THE CLEANSING EFFECT OF BANKING CRISES 
Reint Gropp (Halle Institute for Economic Research) 

THE REAL EFFECTS OF BANK DISTRESS: EVIDENCE FROM BANK BAILOUTS IN GERMANY
Thomas Kick (Deutsche Bundesbank)

SEARCHING FOR YIELD ABROAD: RISK-TAKING THROUGH FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN U.S. BONDS
Stijn Claessens (BIS)

COLLATERAL BOOMS AND INFORMATION DEPLETION
Luc Laeven (ECB)

FINANCIAL FRICTIONS AND EMPLOYMENT DURING THE GREAT DEPRESSION
Carola Frydman (Kellogg School of Management)

FROM FINANCE TO FASCISM: THE REAL EFFECTS OF THE 1931 BANKING CRISIS IN GERMANY
Hans-Joachim Voth (University of Zurich) 

ASSET PRICE BUBBLES AND SYSTEMIC RISK
Isabel Schnabel (University of Bonn)

BANK CAPITAL REDUX: SOLVENCY, LIQUIDITY, AND CRISIS
Moritz Schularick (University of Bonn)

KEYNOTE SPEECH: CREDIT-DRIVEN HOUSEHOLD DEMAND CHANNEL
Atif Mian (Princeton University) 

 

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:  

Jose Luis Peydro (UPF, CREI, Imperial and CEPR) 

Hans-Joachim Voth (University of Zurich, UBS Center for Economics in Society, and CEPR; Goethe University Visiting Professor of Financial History 2017/18). 

The Visiting Professorship of Financial History is endowed by Metzler Bank and the Edmond de Rothschild Group. 

If you are interested in attending the conference without a presentation, please use the form below. The attendance is free of charge!