Call for papers for Second Conference on the Interconnectedness of Financial Systems

The deadline for submissions is July 15, 2021. Please submit two PDF versions of your paper (one regular and one blinded) to interconnect@frb.gov. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by mid October 2021 and are expected to stay for the entire conference. Accommodation and travel expenses will be covered for authors and discussants. If global health conditions and travel restrictions necessitate, the conference will take place as a virtual meeting.

This conference will bring together leading academics and policymakers to discuss research that expands our understanding of the interconnectedness of financial systems. We welcome theoretical and empirical contributions on topics including, but not limited to:

  • New approaches to measure and monitor systemic risk;
  • Pandemics and financial stability;
  • Impact of post-crisis reforms on interconnectedness and systemic risk;
  • Design of supervision and regulation in interconnected financial systems;
  • Financial stability implications of fire sales and short-term funding markets;

•Implications of interconnectedness for stress testing.