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YPFS Conference Registration and Call For Papers 2017

The Yale Program on Financial Stability (YPFS) is holding its fourth annual conference on Friday, July 28, 2017 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”. We especially welcome papers that successfully bring academic rigor to practical questions faced by regulators.

Conference Registration

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

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: 15th May 2017

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

For paper submissions:

Authors of papers presented at the 2017 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. Papers must be submitted through EVISE at and authors should specify 2017 YPFS for “Article Type” during the submission process. In this case, the important deadlines to keep in mind are the following:

  • 1 March 2017: link will be opened in EVISE to accept submissions to 2017 YPFS

  • 15 May 2017: final submission deadline, the EVISE link will be closed after this date

Conference Organizers:

Andrew Metrick, Michael H. Jordan Professor of Finance and Management, YPFS program director (Editor of special issue)

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