Dear Colleagues and Friends,
It is our pleasure to invite you to attend three International Conferences on Sovereign Bond Markets.
NYU Stern|Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions(New York City, New York), University of Michigan|Mitsui Life Financial Research Center (Ann Arbor, Michigan), Research Center SAFE at Goethe University Frankfurt (Frankfurt, Germany), Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research (Singapore), CFA Institute (Charlottesville, Virginia) and Center for Financial Research at Waseda University (Tokyo, Japan) are co-sponsors of the third of three conferences to be held respectively in:
in the years 2014 - 2016.
The objective of these three conferences is to bring together academics, practitioners and policy-makers working in the area of sovereign bond markets. The participation of speakers such as prominent academics, industry experts as well as senior officials/researchers from the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve will provide an opportunity for participants engaged in research, investment/trading and policy-making at the forefront of this area to discuss both the causes and implications of recent events in sovereign bond markets and may, in turn, suggest fruitful directions for future research.
The three Conferences are organised under the auspices of the Society for Financial Econometrics (SoFiE), CREDIT Network (Venice, Italy) and SYRTO project and would be dedicated to various aspects of sovereign bond markets.
A key motivation for the three conferences is to address the effects of recent non-standard central bank policy measures, such as government bond purchases and large liquidity injections, on sovereign risk and sovereign bond markets, especially given that these measures would ultimately have to be unwound.