First Annual International Banking Conference

Preventing Bank Crises: Lessons from Recent Global Bank Failures

This conference was cosponsored by the Economic Development Institute of The World Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.


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06/11/97
7:00 PM
Reception and Dinner
Welcome
Michael H Moskow, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Danny M Leipziger, World Bank
William C Hunter, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Keynote
Jeffrey A Frankel, Council of Economic Advisors
06/12/97
8:30 AM
Bank Failures in Developing Countries and Transition Economies

Session I: Panel on Latin America

Moderator
Danny M Leipziger, World Bank
Panelists
Thomas Glaessner, World Bank
Paul Bydalek, Atlantic Rating, Brazil
Danny M Leipziger, World Bank
Jorge Marshall, Central Bank of Chile
10:30 AM
Session II: Transition Economies
Moderator
Jonathan Fiechter, World Bank
Speaker
Michael Borish, Borish & Company
Discussants
Donald Billings, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Lajos Bokros, World Bank
Ivan Remsik, Visa International
12:30 PM
Lunch
Keynote
Michael H Moskow, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
2:15 PM
Bank Failures in Developed Countries
Moderator
William C Hunter, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Speakers - United States
James Barth, Auburn University
Robert Litan, The Brookings Institution
Speakers - Japan
Thomas Cargill, University of Nevada at Reno
Michael Hutchison, University of California at Santa Cruz
Speaker - Scandinavia
Sigbjørn A Berg, Norges Bank
4:00 PM
Bank Failures in Developed Countries Discussion
Discussants
Richard Herring, University of Pennsylvania
Morris Goldstein, Institute for International Economics
7:00 PM
Dinner
Keynote
Karin Lissakers, International Monetary Fund
06/13/97
11:15 AM
Panel of Regulators: What Can and Should Be Done to Prevent Future Banking Crises
Moderator
Anil K Kashyap, University of Chicago
Panelists
Joseph Bisignano, Bank for International Settlements
E Gerald Corrigan, Goldman Sachs
Jonathan Fiechter, World Bank
Andrew Sheng, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Edwin Truman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
12:30 PM
Conference Overview
, World Bank
George G Kaufman, Loyola University and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
7:00 PM
Panel of Researchers: Commonalities, Mistakes and Lessons
Moderator
Douglas D Evanoff, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Panelists
Nicholas Eyzaguirre Guzman, International Monetary Fund and Central Bank of Chile
Gillian Garcia, International Monetary Fund
Edward Kane, Boston College
Geoffrey Miller, New York University
John Williamson, World Bank

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