Seminars and Events

We organise regular meetings/workshops/presentations and international symposia on various topics. We also explore and encourage research activities between EMG and other international research centres and financial organisations.

EMG events

EMG-ECB Workshop on International Capital Flows: Drivers and Policy Responses
3-4 May 2018

EMG in collaboration with the European Central Bank organised a workshop on International Capital Flows: Drivers and Policy Responses on 3-4 May 2018 which was held at Cass Business School. Keynote addresses were given by Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, Deputy Director at the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund, and Frank Warnock, James C. Wheat Jr Professor and Head of Global Economies and Markets at Darden Business School, University of Virginia.

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External events

  • 2018 FMA Annual Meeting will be held on October 10-13, 2018 at Hilton San Diego Bayfront, San Diego, California, USA.
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  • The 2019 American Finance Association (AFA) Annual Meeting will be held on January 4-6, 2019 at Hilton Atlanta Downtown in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
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  • The 2019 Annual Meeting of The American Economic Association (AEA) will be held on January 4-6, 2019 at Hilton Atlanta Downtown in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
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  • The 17th INFINITI Conference on International Finance will be held on June 9-11, 2019 at Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK.
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  • 2019 FMA European Conference will be held on June 12-14, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
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  • 2019 Annual Meeting of the Western Finance Association (WFA) will be held on June 16-19, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency, Huntington Beach, California, USA.
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  • European Financial Management Association (EFMA) 2019 Annual Meeting will be held on June 26-29, 2019 at the University of Azores, Ponta Delgada, Island of S. Miguel, Portugal.
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  • 2019 FMA Asian/Pacific Conference will be held on July 10-12, 2019 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
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  • 2019 World Finance Conference will be held on July 24-26, 2019 in Santiago do Chile, Chile, South America.
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  • The 46th EFA Annual Meeting will be held on August 21-24, 2019 at Nova School of Business & Economics in Lisbon, Portugal.
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Cass seminars

The Finance Research Workshops give staff at Cass an opportunity to discuss their research. It is available to staff, PhD students and people from outside the university. Please click on the link for further information or contact Ana-Maria Fuertes on 020 7040 0186.

The Finance Research Seminars are available to staff, PhD students and people from outside the university and are given by people from other universities around the world. Please click on the link for further information or contact Paolo Volpin.

EMG past events

  • EMG-ECB Workshop on "Global Liquidity and its international implications"
    22 April 2016

    Guest speaker: Dr Linda Goldberg from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • 4th EMG Conference on "Emerging Markets Finance"
    8th-9th May 2014

    EMG and the European Central Bank have organised the 4th Annual EMG conference on Emerging Markets Finance in London on 8 and 9 May 2014. The conference was attended by academics, practitioners and policy makers from 19 countries.
    Selected papers from the conference will be published in a special issue of the Journal of International Money and Finance edited by Kate Phylaktis and Kees Koedijk.
    Keynote Speakers were: Viral Acharya, Starr Professor of Economics, Leonard N. Stern School of Business Kaufman Management Centre; and Hélène Rey, Professor of Economics, London Business School. Bilal Hafeez, Head of Global FX Strategy, Deutsche Bank delivered the after dinner speech.
    The Best Paper Award sponsored by Blackrock went to Alexander Popov from the European Central Bank for his paper "Credit constraints, equity market liberalization, and growth rate asymmetry".
    Some highlights of the conference are captured in the following photo gallery.
  • EMG Workshop on "International Capital Flows and the Global Economy" 
    19th April 2013

    Guest speaker was Andrew Karolyi Professor of Finance, Co-Director of Emerging Markets Institute, Alumni Professor in Asset Management, S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, USA
  • 5th EMG Workshop on Microstructure of Financial Markets
    3-4 May 2012

    The workshop was jointly organised with Cass and the ESRC
    Guest speaker: Joel Hasbrouck, Kenneth G. Langone Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Finance,Stern School of Business, New York University
  • EMG Workshop on Global Linkages and Financial Crises
    27 April 2012
    Guest speaker: Geert Bekaert Leon G Cooperman Professor of Finance, Columbia Business School, New York
  • 3rd EMG Conference on "Emerging Markets Finance"
    5-6 May 2011
    Keynote Speakers: Dr Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Senior Research Manager, Finance and Private Sector Development, Development Research Group (DECRG) The World Bank, and Charles Calomiris, Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and a Professor at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs.
    The conference was sponsored by EFG Eurobank Ergasias London, ESRC, Journal of International Money and Finance, and Cass Business School.
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  • 4th EMG Workshop on Microstructure of Financial Markets
    7 May 2010
    Guest speaker: Kenneth Froot, André R. Jakurski Professor of Business Administration at Harvard University's Graduate School of Business Administration.
  • 3rd EMG Workshop on Microstructure of Financial Markets
    1 May 2009
    Guest speaker: Tarun Chordia, Professor of Finance, Goizueta Business School, Emory University, Atlanta, USA.
  • 2nd EMG Conference on "Emerging Markets Finance"
    15 - 16 May 2008
    Keynote speakers: Campbell R. Harvey, Duke University, USA and Stijn Claessens, International Monetary Fund, USA.
    The conference was sponsored by the ESRC, the IMF and the Journal of International Money and Finance. A selection of papers will be in a Special Issue of the Journal of International Money and Finance.
  • International Equity Market Comovements and Contagion
    11 May 2007

    Guest speaker is Geert Bekaert Leon G Cooperman, Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School, USA.
  • 2nd EMG Workshop on Microstructure of Capital Markets
    8 December 2006
    Guest speaker: Maureen O'Hara, Purcell Professor of Finance, Cornell University.
  • Transition Economies
    29 September 2006

    This workshop was organised in collaboration with the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Guest Speaker was Eswar Prasad, Division Chief, Financial Studies Division, IMF & Tolani Senior Professor at Cornell University.
  • 1st EMG Workshop on Microstructure of Financial Markets
    9 December 2005

    Guest speaker: Martin Evans, Georgetown University, USA.
  • Emerging Markets Finance
    5-6 May 2005

    Guest speakers: Geert Bakaert, Leon G. Cooperman, Professor of Finance, Columbia Business School, USA and Jim Lothian, Professor of Finance, Fordham University. A selection of papers were published in a Special Issue of the Journal of International Money and Finance, 25 (3), 2006.
  • Transition Economies
    1 October 2004

    This workshop was organised in collaboration with the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
  • Portfolio Diversification and Contagion
    21 May 2004

    Guest Speaker: Roberto Rigobon from Sloan School of Management, MIT, USA.
  • Emerging Capital Markets
    30 January 2004

    Guest speaker: Andrew Karolyi from Ohio State University.
  • Emerging Markets Group (EMG)
    29 November 2002

    Cass Business School and Money, Macro and Finance Research Group (MMF) jointly organised a workshop on the 29th November 2002 on Emerging Capital Markets. Invited speakers were Geert Bekaert from Columbia University, Gianluigi Ferruci from the Bank of England and Kate Phylaktis from Cass Business School.