Info Session Budapest Apr
apr 27
April 27.
18:30 - 21:00
Budapest 1051
Nádor u. 15. Room 101
Social Event
Info Session for Master's Programs
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Join us for our upcoming Info Session on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

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This event will feature a special presentation by Professor Adam Zawadowski, Assistant Professor at the CEU Department of Economics: "Are derivatives still financial weapons of mass destruction?"

Adam Zawadowski is an Assistant Professor of Economics at CEU Department of Economics. Before joining CEU, he spent five years as Assistant Professor of Finance at Boston University Questrom School of Business. He obtained his PhD in Economics from Princeton University, during which he interned at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Earlier he received an MA in Economics from CEU and an MSc in Engineering Physics from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. 

His broad research interest is how frictions affect asset prices, investment and financial stability. More specifically, he has worked on financial networks, liquidity of the CDS and the bond markets and limits to information processing in financial markets. He is the author of numerous research papers, including some in one of the most prestigious finance journals, the Review of Financial Studies.






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Are derivatives still financial weapons of mass destruction?

Professor Adam Zawadowski, Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at CEU

Warren Buffett famously called over-the-counter derivatives "financial weapons of mass destruction” in 2002. During the 2007-08 Financial Crisis, they indeed caused the failure of AIG and thus contributed to the financial meltdown. Since then, derivatives have been heavily regulated and mostly forced onto clearing houses. Are derivatives now safe or are we about to experience an even larger meltdown this time caused by the clearing houses?

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Panel Discussion on the CEU Experience with Current Students and Alumni

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CEU Department of Economics and Business Master’s Programs: Brief Facts

Agnes Schram, Manager of Admission and Recruitment

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Reception to Meet Current Students & Alumni

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