Financial Services

Stanford Closer Look Series -
12.13.12
David Larcker and Brian Tayan ask whether union pension plans act solely in the interest of beneficiaries.
House Committee on Financial Services -
12.07.12
Anat Admati offers Congressional testimony on capital standards.
The Washington Post -
11.12.12
Anat Admati assesses what President Obama must do now.
The World Economic Forum -
10.31.12
Darrell Duffie, Dean Witter Distinguished Professor of Finance, discusses regulatory options in the World Economic Forum's 2012 Financial Development Report.
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Investors in China discuss "me-too technologies" and what's hot in the VC world.
The Clayman Institute for Gender Research -
10.16.12
Professor Myra Strober honored for professional women's advocacy and mentorship.
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An economist shows how financial innovation can help reduce ethnic violence.
James Gutierrez
James Gutierrez, MBA '05, discusses how he built Progreso Financiero, where he gets his best ideas, and the best advice he's ever received. 
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New research by Ilan Guttman explores how information disclosure can affect financial panics.
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New research indicates it is even higher than you might think.

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China's flag
Investors in China discuss "me-too technologies" and what's hot in the VC world.
Men yelling in protest.
An economist shows how financial innovation can help reduce ethnic violence.
James Gutierrez
James Gutierrez, MBA '05, discusses how he built Progreso Financiero, where he gets his best ideas, and the best advice he's ever received. 
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How Scholarship Can Help Alleviate Extreme Poverty
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Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Edward P. Lazear puts today's economic recovery in historical context.
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A research paper coauthored by finance faculty member Anat Admati has been recognized by the Financial Times and International Centre for Financial Regulation  (ICFR) in their jointly-sponsored third annual essay contest on financial regulation. 
A 2005 Stanford MBA says that mobile technology devices are revolutionizing banking and other services in Africa, similar to the way computers revolutionized industrialized countries.
Nobel Laureate and Stanford Graduate School of Business emeritus faculty member William F. Sharpe has been honored for the fifth time with the Graham and Dodd Award of Excellence. Established in 1960 by the Financial Analysts Journal the award recognizes excellence in financial writing.
Stanford Graduate School of Business Diploma Ceremony

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Guy accessing information
New research by Ilan Guttman explores how information disclosure can affect financial panics.
Angel statue
New research indicates it is even higher than you might think.
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A Stanford research team proposes changes to credit default swaps to lower the risks of sovereign default.
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Why bankers like leverage—and what that could mean for the global financial system.
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A letter by Anat R. Admati and Neil M. Barofsky published by the Financial Times, March 8, 2012
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After analyzing repurchase agreements by money-market funds and security lenders, these researchers believe that banks off-balance-sheet collateralization of commercial paper is more likely to have prompted the run on short-term debt financing in the recent financial crisis.
John L. Beshears
When they are wrong about quarterly earnings forecasts, analysts may stubbornly stick to their erroneous views, a tendency that might contribute to market bubbles and busts, according to research coauthored by John Beshears of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
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Originally published by Thomson Reuters-GRC, June 14, 2011.
In the emerging market for peer-to-peer loans, the auction method used can make an important difference to the borrower, says Stanford Graduate School of Business economist Nicolas Lambert.

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