FS WG @ Festival for New Economic Thinking

Dear friends,

We are delighted to be part of the Festival for New Economic Thinking, which will take place this Thursday and Friday (with a YSI prelude on Wed) in Edinburgh at the Corn Exchange.

You are all invited to join us at our WG's events (see schedule below). For the full schedule of the Festival, please click here: https://neweconthinking.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/fnet-booklet-online-separate-pages.pdf

It's not too late to register if you haven't already!!
Looking forward to seeing you at the Festival,
Míriam and Céline

1) Global Liquidity Session
Date: Wed, Oct 18th
Time: 15:30 – 17:30
Room: New Mart


  • Robert Sweeney:"Financialisation and the transformation of banking reconsidered"
  • Hamid Raza: "Crisis and capital controls in small open economies: a Stock-Flow Consistent (SFC) approach"
  • Devika Dutt: "The Costs of Foreign Exchange Intervention"
  • Christian Resch: "A new infrastructure for the market, central counterparty, supervision and resilient market-based finance"
  • Soheon Lee: "Global Financial System as a Stratified Network & the Role of Financial Derivatives: Based on the Case of Derivative
    Markets in Korea"

2) Banking Regulation Session, in cooperation with the Finance, Law & Economics WG
Date: Thurs, Oct 19th
Time: 9:30 – 11:30
Room: Bistro Cottage
Mentor: Edward Kane


  • Yuri Biondi: "Banking, money and credit: A systemic perspective"
  • Roxana Vatanparast: "The “soft law” approach of the Basel accords & the need for inclusion of developing economies"
  • Elizabeth Asenova: "Basel IV – what are the next steps in the banking regulatory maze?"
  • Mohamed Bakoush: "Macroprudential stress testing of financial networks"
  • Lea Steininger: "Reciprocity in bank regulatory reforms and income inequality"
  • Martina Jasova: "Central bank’s liquidity and the bank lending channel"

3) Special Panel: The Future of Cryptocurrencies
Date: Thurs, Oct 19th
Time: 9:30 – 11:30
Room: Bistro Cottage
Special cooperation joint with the Innovation WG and the FLE WG

Speakers: Perry Mehrling (Columbia), Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville) and Rohan Gray (Modern Money Network)

4) Financial Stability WG @ YSI booth
Date: Thurs, Oct 19th
Time: 15:00-16:30
Venue: YSI booth
Do you have questions about our WG? Want to know more about our activities? Would you like to get involved? Or simply have a chat with us? Drop by the YSI booth on Thursday! You'll even get the chance to win a couple of free drinks.

Last, but not least, we will also be attending the "Fintech and Cryptocurrencies" (with FLE WG) session on Thursday, Oct 19th at 16:30 – 18:00 (Exchange room C).