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Results of Professor Franklin Allen's research study, Africa's Financial System
Regulatory Reform Proposals
The Wharton Financial Institutions Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Francis X. Diebold as Co-Director of the Center and a member of its Industry Advisory Board.
Professor Diebold is WP Carey Professor of Economics and professor of Finance and Statistics at the Wharton School, and Faculty Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass. A prolific researcher, he has published extensively and is an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Econometric Society as well as the winner of Sloan, Guggenheim and Humboldt fellowships. Diebold is also active in policy and corporate affairs; he has served on several boards and is consulted regularly by financial firms, central banks, and policy organizations, worldwide. From 1986-1989 he served as an economist under both Paul Volcker and Alan Greenspan at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington DC.
2009 Working Paper Series
May 2005 - Proceedings available from January 2004 Insurance conference
Proceedings available from spring and summer conferences
August 2003Proceedings from our recent conferences on call center management, liquidity, and corporate finance theory are now available on this website.
Proceedings available from credit risk conference
July 2002Proceedings from our recent conference on Credit Risk Modeling and Decisioning are now available on this website.
Rome conference planned on monetary integration, markets and regulation
July 2002The CEISOsservatorio sugli intermediari e la Finanza Internazionale of Università "Tor Vergata" Romehas scheduled its 11th Financial Conference for December 4-6, 2002, to be held at the University of Rome "Tor Vergata." Click here to read the Call for Papers.
Conference on operational risk in the wake of 9/11
April 2002Oliver Wyman Institute sponsored a conference at the Center entitled "Assessing and Managing Operational Risk."
Click here to read a summary of the proceedings.
Anthony Neoh speaks on reforming the Chinese financial system
April 2002Anthony Neoh, Chief Advisor for the China Securities Regulatory Commission, delivered a special lecture entitled "Financial Reform in China." Click here to download the PowerPoint version of his presentation.