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Too central to fail?

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 17:14 -- focproject

Financial regulators and policy makers should focus on financial institutions that are ‘too central to fail’ as well as those that are ‘too big to fail’, research published in Scientific Reports this week suggests. The quantitative analysis of emergency loans made by the US Federal Reserve Bank during the financial crisis highlights the importance of an institution’s position within a financial network.

Economics on the Move

Fri, 06/01/2012 - 20:23 -- focproject

ETH Zurich, partner of the Forecasting Financial Crises project, is calling for contributed talks to the Latsis Symposium 2012 “Economics on the Move: Trends and Challenges from the Natural Sciences“, a high-level conference that will be held from 12 to 14 September 2012 at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. The deadline for registration is 30 June 2012 and the number of participants is limited.