Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)

The financial valuation crisis

Political Science

11Dec2018 14:00 - 15:00

PhD defence ceremony

The way in which financial firms valuate their assets and liabilities directly affects their behaviour and financial stability. The 2007-2009 global financial crisis exposed fundamental problems in firms' valuation approaches and the regulations designed to bolster them. In response, policymakers have tried to tackle the destabilising effects of accounting practices, credit ratings and banks' risk models. These attempts have had limited effects, however. Bart Stellinga argues that this lack of progress stems from an underlying issue: valuation practices do more than just measure financial risk, but actually shape them.

B.J.P. Stellinga: The Financial Valuation Crisis. The inherent limits to taming unstable markets.

Supervisor

Prof. D.K. Mügge

Co-supervisor

Prof. G.R.D. Underhill

Location

  • Agnietenkapel

    Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231 | 1012 EZ Amsterdam
    +31 (0)20 525 2362

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Entrance

This event is open to the public.

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