Call for Papers: The Real Effects of Financial Crises: Past, Present, Future

In the context of the Goethe University Visiting Professorship of Financial History, currently held by Prof. Hans-Joachim Voth (University of Zurich), the House of Finance, the Research Center SAFE and the Institute for Banking and Financial History (IBF) organize a conference on

The Real Effects of Financial Crises: Past, Present, Future

to be held at Goethe University Frankfurt, Campus Westend, Germany
on 26 January 2018

House of finance Goethe

The conference aims to bring together economic theorists, applied economists, and financial historians working on the real effects of financial crises. It will provide a forum for a discussion of recent research. The organizing committee invites submissions of high-quality theoretical or empirical research papers. Some of the possible topics include (but are not limited to):

  • How sure can we be that financial crises have real effects?
  • If there are real effects, what are the channels?
  • What do we know about the institutional parameters that condition the strength of the spillovers from the financial sector?
  • Has new regulation after the crisis of 2007-08 helped more than it hinders?

The keynote speaker will be Atif Mian (Printon University).

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 20th, 2017, 18:00 GMT

To submit a paper, please send an email with your submission to Ms.Daniela Dimitrova. Limited travel and accommodation expenses can be covered for accepted speakers.


Jose Luis Peydro (UPF, CREI, Imperial and CEPR)
Hans-Joachim Voth (U Zurich, UBS Center for Economics in Society, and CEPR; Goethe University Visiting Professor of Financial History 2017/18).

The Visiting Professorship of Financial History is endowed by Metzler Bank and the Edmond de Rothschild Group.

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