OxFIT 2018

The seventh Oxford Financial Intermediation Theory (OxFIT) Conference took place on 28 and 29 August 2018 at Saïd Business School.

Keynote speaker: Marco Pagano, University of Naples Federico II

Invited speakers

  • Denis Gromb, HEC Paris
  • Brett Green, University of California - Berkeley


We thank the programme committee for its time in evaluating the submissions. The programme committee consisted of the organisers and:

Denis Gromb (HEC Paris), Brett Green (University of California – Berkeley), Oren Sussman (Saïd Business School, Oxford), Elena Carletti (Bocconi University), Dimitrios Tsomocos (Saïd Business School, Oxford), Wolf Wagner (Tilburg University), Frederic Malherbe (University College London), Jason Donaldson (Washington University in St. Louis), Thomas Eisenbach (New York Fed), Hongda Zhong (London School of Economics), Gyongyi Loranth (Universität Wien), Max Bruche (Humboldt University), Thomas Noe, (Saïd Business School, Oxford), Jing Zeng (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management), Kebin Ma (Warwick University), Ansgar Walther (Imperial College London), Peter Zimmerman (Saïd Business School, Oxford), Alessio Piccolo (University of Oxford)


Programme - Tuesday 28 August

09:15 - 09:45

Registration and coffee

09:45 - 10:30

Brett Green (University of California, Berkeley) Securitization, ratings, and credit supply With Brendan Daley and Victoria Vanasco

Discussant: Alessio Piccolo (University of Oxford)

10:30 - 11:15

Will Cong (University of Chicago) Persuasion in relationship finance With Ehsan Azarmsa

Discussant: Martin Oehmke (London School of Economics)

11:15 - 12:00

Katrin Tinn (Imperial College Business School) Blockchain and the future of optimal financing contracts

Discussant: Peter Zimmerman (Saïd Business School, Oxford)

12:00 - 13:30


13:30 - 14:45

Keynote Speech Marco Pagano (University of Naples Federico II) Advertising arbitrage With Sergei Kovbasyuk

Discussant: Joel Shapiro (Saïd Business School, Oxford)

14:45 - 15:30

Anatoli Segura (Bank of Italy) Bank resolution and public backstop in an asymmetric banking union  With Sergio Vicente

Discussant: Ansgar Walther (Imperial College London)

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 - 16:45

Gregory Phelan (Williams College) Cournot fire sales  With Thomas Eisenbach

Discussant: John Kuong (INSEAD)

16:45 - 17:30

Robin Döttling Bank capital regulation in a zero interest environment

Discussant: Frederic Malherbe (University College London)

Programme - Wednesday 29 August

09:00 - 09:30

Registration and coffee

09:30 - 10:15

Denis Gromb (HEC Paris) Financial restructuring and the resolution of banks With Jean-Edouard Colliard

Discussant: Alan Morrison (Saïd Business School, Oxford)

10:15 - 11:00

Agnese Leonello (ECB) The interdependence of bank capital and liquidity With Elena Carletti and Itay Goldstein

Discussant: Toni Ahnert (Bank of Canada)

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 12:15

Naveen Gondhi (INSEAD) Feedback effect and investor information acquisition: implications for agency problems With Jesse Davis

Discussant: Jan Starmans (Stockholm School of Economics)

12:15 - 13:00

Victoria Vanasco (Stanford) Strategic complexity With Vladimir Asriyan and Dana Foarta

Discussant: Deeksha Gupta (Carnegie Mellon)