FMA Lectures: The Nexus between Financial Sector and Sovereign Credit Risks: Theory and Evidence

Viral Acharya, New York University, discusses those questions which are critical to understanding how the financial sector and sovereign credit risk interact.

Provider: Financial Management Association International (FMA)
Difficulty: Medium
Rating: 3

What You Will Learn

Viral Acharya, New York University, CEPR, and NBER

FMA Doctoral Student Consortium Presentation (2013)

Viral V. Acharya is the C.V. Starr Professor of Economics in the Department of Finance at New York University Stern School of Business, the Director of the NSE-NYU Stern Initiative on the Study of Indian Capital Markets, a Research Associate in Corporate Finance at NBER, a Research Affiliate at CEPR, and a Research Associate at ECGI.

Dr. Acharya's primary research interest is in theoretical and empirical analysis of systemic risk of the financial sector, its regulation and its genesis in government-induced distortions, an inquiry that cuts across several other strands of research - credit risk and liquidity risk, their interactions and agency-theoretic foundations, as well as their general equilibrium consequences.

Dr. Acharya discusses those questions which are critical to understanding how the financial sector and sovereign credit risk interact.

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