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.

12:00 Welcome Jan 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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12:15 Keynote Lecture On 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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12:45 Discussion  
13:00 Plenary Lecture Psychology 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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13:30 Discussion  
13:45 Coffee Break  
14:15 Plenary Lecture Understanding Inflation-Indexed Bond Markets

Speaker:
Luis M. Viceira
(The George E. Bates Professor at Harvard Business School)

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14:45 Discussion  
15:00 Keynote Lecture Inventors 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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15:30 Discussion  
15:45 Panell Discussion Chair:
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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(Mr. Haliasos and Mr Issing)

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17:15 End of Scientific Symposium  

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