PIFS conducts research on policy issues impacting the global financial system. PIFS research has focused on issues such as US Treasury market liquidity, global equity market structure, the rise of cloud computing and, most recently, the regulation of crypto markets.
In connection with a special roundtable event that PIFS, in partnership with Harvard Law School, hosted on November 16, 2018, PIFS prepared a document to provide participants an overview of stress testing regimes in four jurisdictions – the United States, United Kingdom, European Union, and Japan. The overview focused on four major topics.
Abstract Purpose The purpose of this paper is to propose reforms that would establish a credible framework of rules to constrain and guide emergency lending by the Federal Reserve and by fiscal authorities during a future financial crisis.
I. Summary Acharya et al define SRISK as a macro-finance measure of systemic risk to furnish “an estimate of the amount of capital that a financial institution would need to raise in order to function normally if we have another financial crisis.” SRISK measures the...