Financial History – Reflections on the Past to Tackle Today’s Key Finance Questions

Workshop for Young Scholars

16. Mai 2019

Gastgeber

Goethe University Frankfurt

Zur Veranstaltung

Workshop for young scholars on “Financial History – "Reflections on the Past to Tackle Today’s Key Finance Questions” on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Institute for Banking and Financial History (IBF)*

*in the context of the Goethe University Visiting Professorship of Financial History, currently held by Prof. Barry Eichengreen, Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley)

Programm

9:15
Welcome
9:30
From Finance to Fascism: The Real Effects of Germany’s 1931 Banking Crisis
Sebastian Doerr (University of Zurich)
10:15
Flight-to-safety and the Credit Crunch: A New History of the Banking Crisis in France during the Great Depression
Stefano Ungaro (Paris School of Economics)
11:00
Coffee Break
11:30
Banking Integration and (Under)Development: A Quantitative Reassessment of the Italian Financial Divide
Maria Stella Chiaruttini (European University Institute)
12:15
The Real Effects of Money Supply Shocks: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Maritime Disasters in the Spanish Empire
Adam Brzezinski (University of Oxford)
13:00
Lunch Break
14:00
Is Bad News Ever Good for Stocks? The Importance of Time-varying War Risk
Gertjan Verdickt (University of Antwerp)
14:45
The Time Varying Risk Puzzle
Dmitry Kuvshinov (University of Bonn)
15:30
Coffee Break
16:00
Should Monetary Policy Lean Against the Wind? Quasi-experimental Evidence from Federal Reserve Policies in 1920-21
Kilian Rieder (University of Oxford)
16:45
Are University Endowments Really Long-Term Investors?
Charikleia Kaffe (University of Cambridge)
17:30
Concluding Remarks
19:00
Dinner (by invitation only)



Veranstaltungsort

House of Finance, Room E.21 ("Paris"), Campus Westend, Goethe-Universität, Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 3, D-60323 Frankfurt/M.

Weitere Informationen

Program (PDF) (PDF, 989 KB)
Slides "Is Bad News Ever Good for Stocks? The Importance of Time-varying War Risk" © Gertjan Verdickt (PDF, 1159 KB)
Slides "The Time Varying Risk Puzzle" © Dmitry Kuvshinov (PDF, 4652 KB)
Slides "Banking Integration and (Under)Development: A Quantitative Reassessment of the Italian Financial Divide" © Maria Stella Chiaruttini (PDF, 1574 KB)
Slides "From Finance to Fascism: The Real Effects of Germany’s 1931 Banking Crisis" © Sebastian Doerr (PDF, 3787 KB)



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