You are here

Finance & Society Projects

Title: The Financial Crisis of 2007/2008: Causes and Consequences 
Project Leader:
Prof. Rüdiger Fahlenbrach (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)

This research project addresses two questions related to the recent financial crisis: Do banks learn from financial crises? And what are the implications of hedge-fund-like incentives in the context of a crisis?

Title: Delegated Portfolio Management, Resource Allocation, and Social Welfare 
Project Leader:
Prof. Yuki Sato (University of Lausanne)

This research project looks into the possible effects of the recent increased importance of institutional investors on the formation and stabilization of asset prices.