by Ragnar Enger Juelsrud, department of monetary policy, Norges Bank.
The global financial crisis caused a wave of regulatory reforms. The reforms aimed at making the financial system safer and less prone to both creating and reinforcing an economic downturn. Now, a decade later, a debate taking place on whether more, less, or different regulation is needed going forward. Motivated by this, Norges Bank organized the workshop “Prepared for the next crisis? The costs and benefits of financial regulation” on the 11th and 12th of November. The workshop, organized together with the International Banking, Economics, and Finance Association (IBEFA), was held in Oslo and brought together researchers from all across the globe. Continue reading