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Institute of Global Finance (IGF)

 

The Institute of Global Finance (IGF) is housed at Australia's leading business school, the Australian School of Business. Overall IGF’s objectives:

  • High quality policy research in finance as well as financial and banking systems
  • Key financial, economic and banking policy analysis
  • Research that encourages innovation which in turn contributes to global and regional financial stability
  • Policies that contribute to regional and global financial stability, sustainable economic growth and global prosperity and
  • Policies that promote financial and economic deregulation and strong regional and global financial and economic integration

 

Please visit the following website for full information about the personnel, activities and engagement of the Institute of Global Finance including live daily and weekly data on banks systemic risk for Asia, Europe and the US. www.instituteglobalfinance.org

 

The Director of the IGF is Professor Fariborz Moshirian. (Short bio)

Upcoming events and conferences

 

The Third International Conference on International Prosperity

 

Date: July 2

Keynote speakers include: Professor Murillo Campello, Cornell University

Location: Level 6, the Australian School of Business building

 

 

Macro-Prudential Policy: Issues in Desgin and Implementation


Date:
Friday 2 May
Time: 10am to 12 noon

Speaker: Dr Sunil Sharma, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Location: Australian School of Business building, Business Lounge 
 

 

For further information, please contact globalfinance@unsw.edu.au

 

 

The 2014 Asian Development Outlook (ADO) is going to be launched by The following people on 3 April at 10am:

 

  • The Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Assistant Chief Economist, Joe Zveglich
  • The ADB Pacific Department's Principal Economist, Emma Veve
  • The ADB Pacific Department's Senior Economist, Christopher Edmonds
  • Director of the Institute of Global Finance, Professor Fariborz Moshirian

 

For further information, please contact globalfinance@unsw.edu.au

 

 

Business Forum on "Investing in Infrastructure for Innovation, Growth and Job Creation"


Date: Monday 24 February 2014

Time: 12noon-1.45pm

Speaker: Mr Bertrand Badre, Managing Director and the Chief Financial Officer of the World Bank

Location: Level 3, West wing, Australian School of Business building

 

The Institute of Global Finance at the Australian School of Business is hosting a Business Forum at which Mr Bertrand Badre, the Managing Director and the Chief Financial Officer of the World Bank, (who is also the Bank’s G20 Finance Deputy) will give a talk on "Investing in Infrastructure for Innovation, Growth and Job Creation"

 

There are significant investment opportunities for banks, the funds management industry and superannuation funds to diversify their portfolios and invest in infrastructure projects that could generate substantial and sustained rates of return both in Australia and in our region. The World Bank is keen to facilitate, promote and co-invest in major promising infrastructure projects. The G20 is also involved in this initiative. The presentation by Mr Badre will provide both global and regional perspectives of infrastructure strategies, lessons learnt in different parts of the world and the current opportunities in various industries and sectors for public and/or private investment.

 

For further information, please email globalfinance@unsw.edu.au

or call on +61 2 9385 7774.


 

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 International collaborators

The Institute is supported by a high profile regional advisory board.

 

Download list of international collaborators (pdf)

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