27Jun18

SCOR Live Blog

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The SCOR Foundation/PSE Chair holds its first annual conference on Macroeconomics risks

Together with the Paris School of Economics (PSE), the SCOR Corporate Foundation for Science created a chair on Macroeconomic Risk that aims to promote the development and dissemination of macroeconomic risk research.

The Chair’s first inaugural conference, held in Paris, featured presentations by notable academics and business leaders on a variety of risk-related subjects, including the link between uncertainty and growth, the relation between confidence and business cycles, interest rate risk management, and riskless rate. To view the full programme and download the papers, click here
 
Xavier Gabaix, of Harvard University, delivered a keynote lecture on “Disaster Risk in Macroeconomics and Finance”. The conference concluded with a panel discussion on “Are we at risk of a new financial crisis?” in which François de Varenne, CEO of SCOR Global Investment, spoke alongside Olivier Garnier (General Director, Economics and International, Banque de France) and Gilles Saint-Paul (PSE-ENS, Scientific Director of the Chair).
 
Each future conference will focus different, timely topic.
 

Philippe Trainar (center), Director of the SCOR Corporate Foundation for Science, gave opening remarks at the conference, with Jean-Pierre Danthine, President of the Paris School of Economics (left) and Gilles Saint-Paul, Scientific Director of the Chair (right).

 

Xavier Gabaix, from Harvard, delivering his keynote lecture on “Disaster Risk in Macroeconomics and Finance”
 
 

François de Varenne, CEO of SCOR Global Investment, during the panel discussion about “Are we at risk of a new financial crisis?”

 

All pictures above: M-L de La Bouillerie © 2018 | Chaire SCOR-PSE