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New Systemic Risk and Prudential Policy course added to Barcelona GSE continuing education offer

In May 2012, professionals in the world of risk assessment will have a unique opportunity to come to Barcelona for a four-day continuing education course on Systemic Risk and Prudential Policy. Under the guidance of top experts, participants will explore state-of-the-art research on systemic risk and its implications for micro and macro prudential regulation. Special attention will be devoted to illustrate the practical regulatory policy implications along with the main empirical findings.

This four-day intensive course is designed for economists, supervisors, policymakers and lawyers. Course directors: Prof. Xavier Freixas (UPF and Barcelona GSE) and Prof. José-Luis Peydró (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

Elite faculty are experts in financial stability, real estate, and asset bubbles

The course instructors are renowned experts who have written books, advised international organizations, and consulted at central banks on the same issues that they will cover in this course:

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Xavier Freixas

UPF and Barcelona GSE

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  • Contagion: Classical Approach and Liquidity Models 
  • Systemic Risk and Regulation Policy
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José-Luis Peydró

UPF and Barcelona GSE

course director

  • Credit Bubbles and Crunches
  • Financial Globalization
  • Monetary Policy and Financial Stability
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Christian Brownlees

UPF and Barcelona GSE

  • Measurement and Modelling Systemic Risk
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José García-Montalvo

UPF

  • Pervasive Incentives
  • Real Estate Bubbles
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Nicola Gennaioli

CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE

  • Behavioral/Psychological Biases
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Jaume Ventura

CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE

  • Asset Bubbles

The course on Systemic Risk and Prudential Policy will take place from May 16-19, 2012 and is now open and accepting applications. Space is quite limited, so those interested are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Abuse of Dominance course returns for second edition

In addition to the Systemic Risk and Prudential Policy course, the Barcelona GSE is offering the second edition of it course on Competition Economics: Abuse of Dominance. The course is directed by Prof. Giulio Federico (Chief Economist Team, DG-Competition, European Commission) and Prof. Massimo Motta (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE) and is ideal for academics and professionals who deal with competition policy and regulation. This course will take place from March 21-24, 2012 and will continue to accept applications until all places are filled.

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