Video, slides and papers from the Inaugural Conference on Finance and Policy

The CFP Inaugural Conference on Finance on Finance and Policy was held September 12 and 13 at the Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, MA.  Videos, slides and papers for each session are posted below, and photos of the conference are available here.

Part I: Evaluation and Management of Government Financial Institutions

Paper Session I:

Evaluating the Cost of Government Credit Support: The OECD Context

Author: Deborah Lucas, MIT

Presentation Slides: Paper Session I (Lucas) 


Paper Session II:

Modeling the Budgetary Costs of FHA Single Family Mortgage Insurance

Authors: Francesca Castelli, UBS; Gabriel Ehrlich, CBO; Damien Moore, CBO; Jeffrey Perry, CBO

Presentation Slides: Paper Session II (Castelli, Ehrlich, Moore, & Perry)

Presentation Slides: Paper Session II (Caplin)

Presentation Slides: Paper Session II (Goodman)


Part II: Measurement and Control of Systemic Risk

Paper Session III:

The Failure of Stress Testing: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and OFHEO

Authors: W. Scott Frame, UNC, FRB Atlanta and Richmond; Kristopher Gerardi, FRB Atlanta; Paul Willen, FRB Boston and NBER

Presentation slides: Paper Session III (Golding)


Paper Session IV:

How Likely is Contagion in Financial Networks

Authors: Paul Glasserman, Columbia University; H. Peyton Young, University of Oxford


Part III: Regulation of Financial Markets and Institutions

Paper Session V:

Do U.S. Regulators Listen to the Public?: Testing the Regulatory Process with the RegRank Algorithm

Authors: Andrei Kirilenko, MIT; Shawn Mankad, University of Maryland; George Michailidis, University of Michigan

Presentation Slides: Paper Session V (Ferreri)


Paper Session VI:

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Financial Regulation: Case Studies and Implications 
Towards Better Cost-Benefit Analysis: An Essay on Regulatory Management

Author: John C. Coates, IV, Harvard Law School

Presentation Slides: Paper Session VI (Posner)

Presentation Slides: Paper Session VI (Kyle)



Keynote Speaker

Peter Fisher, Dartmouth