Financial Crises and Crashes | Jean-Christophe Spiliotis

Financial Crises and Crashes

This course consists in four lectures, aimed at masters and upper-undergraduate students, for the Easter program at CBL International. From their onset to their amplification and, finally, the policies that lead to their resolution, this course covers the history and economic theories of financial crises and market crashes, drawing from academic literature as well as testimonies and insights from practitioners.

1. A brief history of financial crises

2. That escalated quickly: crisis transmission channels

3. The behavioral origins of financial crises

4. Walking through fire: policy in times of crisis