CFS Symposium

“Financial Innovation and Economic Crisis”

Wednesday, September 30, 12:00 - 17:15

New lecture hall (Hörsaal 2) at Campus Westend, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany.

12:00WelcomeJan Pieter Krahnen
(Chairman of the Jury of the Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics 2009, CFS and Goethe University Frankfurt)
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Josef Ackermann
(Chairman of the Management Board and the Group Executive Committee of Deutsche Bank AG)
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12:15Keynote LectureOn the Science of Finance in the Practice of Finance: Challenges from the Financial Crisis and Opportunities from Financial Innovation

Speaker:
Robert C. Merton
(The John and Natty McArthur University Professor at Harvard Business School and Nobel Laureate in Economics)
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12:45Discussion 
13:00Plenary LecturePsychology and the Financial Crisis

Speaker:
Nicholas C. Barberis
(The Stephen and Camille Schramm Professor of Finance at Yale School of Management)
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13:30Discussion 
13:45Coffee Break 
14:15Plenary LectureUnderstanding Inflation-Indexed Bond Markets

Speaker:
Luis M. Viceira
(The George E. Bates Professor at Harvard Business School)
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14:45Discussion 
15:00Keynote LectureInventors in Finance: An Impressionistic History of the People Who Have Made Risk Management Work

Speaker:
Robert J. Shiller
(Winner of the Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics 2009, Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics, and Professor of Finance, Yale University)
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15:30Discussion 
15:45Panel DiscussionChair:
Michael Haliassos
(Organizer of the Symposium, CFS and Goethe University Frankfurt)

Speakers:
Otmar Issing
(CFS President, and Jury member of the Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics 2009)
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Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
(Professor of Economics, Catholic University of Chile, International Consultant)
Frank R. Smets
(Director General, Research, European Central Bank)
Susan J. Smith
(Director of the Institute of Advanced Study at Durham University and Mistress-elect of Girton College Cambridge)
Maria Vassalou
(President of the European Finance Association and Jury member of the Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics 2009, Global Macro Portfolio Manager, SAC Capital Advisors, LP)
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17:15End of Scientific Symposium