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2019 Fighting a Financial Crisis Conference

Thursday, Aug 8 2019 at 8:00 am - 6:00 pm EDT

The Yale Program on Financial Stability (YPFS) is holding a conference on Thursday, August 8, 2019 on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. The conference is held jointly with the Journal of Financial Stability (JFS) on the topic of “fighting a financial crisis”.

Original contributions are invited on any topic in crisis-fighting, including papers on the optimal design of interventions, the evaluation of interventions from any past crises, or the cost and benefits of interventions for the real economy. Specific topics of interest include: 

- Emergency lending facilities

- Guarantees

- Capital purchases/injections in troubled institutions, Good=bank/bad-bank structures

- Orderly liquidation/resolution

- Cross-border issues in crisis fighting


Full paper submission for the conference: June 1, 2019

Subject to the normal review process, a selection of conference papers will be eligible for submission for inclusion in a special issue of the Journal of Financial Stability. Submit Your Paper Here.

Authors of papers presented at the 2019 YPFS conference are invited to submit their papers to JFS for consideration for publication in the special issue. Papers submitted for this special issue will go through the normal JFS submission and review process. Please indicate on the paper submission link if you’d like to submit for dual submission (to the conference and journal).

Attendee registration:

Register here.

2019 Agenda

Conference Organizers:

Andrew Metrick, Janet L. Yellen Professor of Finance and Management, YPFS program director (Editor of special issue)

Gary Gorton, Frederick Frank Class of 1954 Professor of Management & Finance

Past Year’s Agendas:

2018 agenda

2017 agenda
2016 agenda
2015 agenda
2014 agenda (Journal of Banking & Finance Special Issue)