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European Summer Symposium in Economic Theory 2011

Studycenter Gerzensee

Monday 4 July - Friday 15 July 2011


ESSET 2011 will be devoted to theoretical perspectives on financial crises.

Focus sessions in the first week (4-8 July) will be organised around the theme of "Asset Pricing, Financial Stability, and the Crisis" and will involve Jose Scheinkman, John Hardman Moore, Luigi Zingales, Stephen Morris, Dimitri Vayanos, Denis Gromb, Bruno Biais, Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, and others to be confirmed.

Focus sessions in the second week (11-15 July) will be organised around the theme of "Financial Intermediation, Regulation, and the Crisis" and will involve Martin Hellwig, Franklin Allen, Jean-Charles Rochet, Marco Pagano, Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden, Elena Carletti, and others to be confirmed.

A keynote address at ESSET 2011 will be given by Jean-Pierre Danthine, University of Lausanne, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank.

ESSET 2011 will be organised by Patrick Bolton, Margaret Meyer and Xavier Vives, and the standing organising committee for ESSET consists of Leonardo Felli (chair), Christian Hellwig, Matthew Jackson, Margaret Meyer, Dirk Niepelt, Andrea Prat, Sven Rady, Patrick Rey, Ran Spiegler, Dezsö Szalay, Juuso Välimäki, Timothy Van Zandt, Xavier Vives and Lucy White.