ECGI Law & Finance Seminar Series
A series of day-long academic seminars where ECGI Research Members present their recent work on corporate governance topics appropriate for an EU-wide audience.  These seminars will take place at the Royal Academy of Belgium (L’Académie royale de Belgique) in Brussels.  Attendance is by invitation only.

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Sovereign Debt
Monday, January 13, 2014
11.00 Welcome  

11.10 How can governments borrow so much? (click here to download paper)
Presented by Professor Jean-Charles Rochet
Professor of Banking, Institut für Banking und Finance
University of Zurich
and ECGI Research Associate
11.30 Comment
Dr Manuel Mayer
Vienna Graduate School of Finance (VGSF)
11.40 Q&A
ECGI Research Committee members and other participants
 

12.05 Bank and Sovereign Debt Risk Connection (click here to download paper)
Presented by Professor Ester Faia
Chair in Monetary and Fiscal Policy
Goethe University Frankfurt
12.25 Comment
Professor Marco Pagano
Professor of Economics, Facoltà di Economia
Università di Napoli Federico II
and ECGI Fellow
12.35 Q&A
ECGI Research Committee members and other participants
 

13.00 Lunch  

14.00

Sovereign Bond Risk Premiums (click here to download paper)
Presented by Dr Manuel Mayer
Vienna Graduate School of Finance (VGSF)

14.20 Comment
Dr Henrik Hasseltoft
Assistant Professor of Finance
University of Zurich and the Swiss Finance Institute
14.30 Q&A
ECGI Research Committee members and other participants
 

15.00 Banks, Government Bonds, and Default: What do the Data Say? (click here to download paper)
Presented by Professor Stefano Rossi
Associate Professor of Finance, Krannert School of Management
Purdue University
and ECGI Research Associate
15.20 Comment
Professor Colin Mayer
Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies, Said Business School
University of Oxford
and ECGI Fellow
15.30 Q&A
ECGI Research Committee members and other participants
 

16.00 End