3rd Biennial Bank of Italy and Bocconi University conference on ‘Financial Stability and Regulation’

Conference dates

17 Mar 2022 - 18 Mar 2022


Rome - Bank of Italy


The Bank of Italy and Bocconi University – BAFFI CAREFIN are organizing the third biennial conference on ‘Financial stability and Regulation’. As of today, the Bank of Italy and Bocconi plan to hold the event in-person at the headquarters of the Bank of Italy in Rome on March 17-18, 2022. The event will nevertheless take place in a virtual format if required by the health situation.

The aim of the conference is to bring together leading world scholars and policy-makers to discuss topics related to financial stability, regulation of the financial sector and use of macroprudential policies.

The conference will feature keynote lectures by Stefano Giglio (Yale School of Management) on Climate Finance and by Victoria Ivashina (Harvard Business School) on the financial stability implications of Covid-19.

We welcome theoretical and empirical contributions on topics including (but not limited to):
• macro-finance models of linkages between the real and financial sectors
• interaction between monetary, microprudential and macroprudential policies
• regulatory responses in the financial sector to cyber risk
• financial stability risks from the development of fintech
• challenges owing to the impact of climate change
• empirical evidence on the effectiveness of banking regulation
• optimal design and the real effects of bank crises management
• systemic risk measurement
• assessment and calibration of macroprudential policies
• spillovers from bank regulation to the non-bank financial intermediation sector

Papers should be submitted in PDF format to financialstabilityconference@bancaditalia.it. The deadline for submission is October 29, 2021. The authors of accepted papers will be notified by January 10, 2022. The conference organizers will cover travel and accommodation expenses for presenters from academic institutions.

The members of the conference Scientific Committee are: Giovanni Dell’Ariccia, Nicola Gennaioli, Mariassunta Giannetti, Vasso Ioannidou, Steven Ongena, Marco Pagano, Christine Parlour, José-Luis Peydró, Rafael Repullo, Jean Charles Rochet, Paola Sapienza and Victoria Vanasco.

The members of the Local Scientific Committee are: Emilia Bonaccorsi Di Patti, Elena Carletti, Filippo De Marco, Alessio De Vincenzo, and Anatoli Segura.