LPFMI : start of webinar series with Robert Steigerwald

Dear all,

We are delighted to launch our Liquidity Project / Financial Markets Infrastructure this Thursday, with our first mini-webinar series with ROBERT STEIGERWALD (Chicago Fed).

Thursday, August 28th: 16:00-17:00 CET Paper discussion amongst young scholars –Do CCPs matter?

Discussed papers by Robert Steigerwald, Senior Policy Advisor at the Fed Chicago

1) Steigerwald, Marshall – time critical liquidity
2) Bliss, Robert, & Robert S. Steigerwald, 2006, “Derivatives Clearing and Settlement: A Comparison of Central Counterparties and Alternative Structures,” FRBC, Economic Perspectives, Vol. 30, No. 4 (4th Qtr.)

Recommended Background Papers for better understanding
3) Merton, Robert C., & Zvi Bodie, 2005, “Design of Financial Systems: Towards a Synthesis of Function and Structure,” Journal of Investment Management, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1-23
4) 1995, Merton, Robert C. and Zvi Bodie. "A Conceptual Framework for Analyzing the Financial Environment"

Tuesday, September 3rd *: 16:00-17:00 CET *Debrief with Robert Steigerwald

Looking forward to our discussion!