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Third Annual Conference on Extreme Events in Economic Systems

The Third Annual Conference on Extreme Events in Economic Systems was held on May 5th, 2010, in Stavanger, Norway, at the University of Stavanger.

This annual conference series focuses on improved understanding of the modern financial system, with an eye towards understanding crises and decision making in the face of extreme events. The conference contains both theoretical and empirical research. The common theme is that the research papers all develop and apply techniques to analyze markets during tumultuous economic periods.

Keynote Speaker: Kenneth Froot, Harvard Business School
“Tails that Wag the Dog: The Financial Consequences of Extreme Events”

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Preliminary schedule

Papers
Christian Gourieroux
David Schmeidler
Christian Genest
Dwight Jaffee
Cathy Ning and Loran Chollete