Long run risks whose notion is multifaceted, but whose impact is becoming more and more evident  and is receiving attention both at political and regulatory level will be debated during the 21st international conference on credit risk evaluation on 22-23 September in Venice, supported by the Institute, on behalf of the EIB Group (EIB and EIF).

The conference brings together academics, practitioners and PhD students working in various areas of financial and credit risk. It is a unique opportunity for participants engaged in research at the forefront of this area to discuss the causes and the implications of recent financial and climate-related events.

Nobel Prize laureate 2003 Robert Engle (Stern Business School, New York University) will discuss “The Performance of Climate Risk Factors”. Marcin Kacperczyk (Imperial College London) and Lucrezia Reichlin (London Business School) are the other keynote speakers.

Helmut Kraemer-Eis (EIF) -also on the scientific committee of the conference- will represent the EIB Group in the discussions.

The conference is organised by the Department of Economics of Ca’ Foscari and the Venice Centre in Economic and Risk Analytics for public policies (VERA-University Ca’ Foscari of Venice), the Italian Banking Association (ABI), Associazione Italiana per l’Analisi Finanziaria (AIAF) and the Joint Research Center, European Commission (Ispra, Italy).

It is co-sponsored by the EIB Group( EIB and EIF), GRETA Associati (Venice, Italy), Algorand Foundation (Republic of Singapore), CRIF (Bologna, Italy), European Datawarehouse (Frankfurt, Germany) and Intesa Sanpaolo (Milan, Italy).