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2021 Annual Columbia SIPA/BPI Bank Regulation Research Conference
The Bank Policy Institute and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs will hold its annual conference on Bank Regulation and Supervision virtually over several mornings (ET) during the month of February. The purpose of the conference is to bring together academics, market participants, and policymakers to discuss the latest research on the design and impacts of bank regulation.

Friday, February 5

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM: Welcome

9:15 AM - 11:00 AM: Small Business Lending in COVID
• Robert Bartlett, U.C. Berkeley, “Small Business Survival Capabilities and Policy Effectiveness:  Evidence from Oakland”  
• Filippo De Marco, Bocconi University, “Public Guarantees for Small Businesses in Italy during COVID-19”
Discussants: Philip Strahan, Boston College and Paul Calem, Bank Policy Institute

Friday February 12

9:15 AM - 11:00 AM: Liquidity Insurance
• Sascha Steffen, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management ,“What explains the crash of bank stock prices during COVID-19?  The role of health, financial and oil price risks”
• Camelia Minoiu, Federal Reserve Board, “Liquidity Insurance vs. Credit Provision:  Evidence from the COVID-19 Crisis”
Discussants: Olivier Darmouni, Columbia Business School and Michael Ankrom, Bank of America

Friday February 19

9:15 AM - 11:00 AM: Lessons for macroprudential regulation
• Diana Iercosan, Federal Reserve Board, “COVID-19 as a Stress Test:  Assessing the Bank Regulatory Framework”
• Tommaso Oliviero, University of Naples Federico II, “Low Price-to-Book Ratios and Bank Dividend Payout Policies”
Discussants: Andrew Metrick, Yale School of Management and Til Schuermann, Oliver Wyman

Friday February 26

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM: Keynote Address by Harit Talwar, Goldman Sachs

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Panel Discussion: COVID and Digitalization in Banking
• Vesa Pursiainen, University of St.Gallen
• Julie Andersen Hill, University of Alabama Law School
• Xavier Vives, IESE Business School
• Amy Brady, Keybank
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