(Please note that this page is currently being updated to include 2017/18 events)
Banking Without Bankers - P2P Lending
Monday 28th November 2016, 18h00 - 19h30
The P2P Lending system matches borrowers with lenders without the need of a financial institution as an intermediary. Borrowers face lower interest rates than in the ordinary money market, while investors gain higher returns - posing a serious threat to traditional banking. In order to broaden and deepen our knowledge on the topic, there is a panel of speakers belonging to both Università Bocconi and the professional world.
Institutional Reform in the Euro Area
Tuesday 12th April 2016, 17h00 - 19h00
We will have the opportunity to explore ongoing challenges and review the development, emergence and renewal of political economy in Europe. The theme of this event will center around financial crisis management, with a focus on the pressures facing Europe’s welfare states and how political institutions can strengthen to fix this system.
Interest Rates & Central Banks
Tuesday 1st December 2015, 19h00 - 20h30
The interest rates decline in the past years has brought us to an exceptional and unprecedented era. Central Banks all over the world are considering changes in their instruments to tackle this situation and critical decisions will be taken soon – most notably the decision by the Fed to raise rates or not will be shortly after this unique event.
Debate: Paris Terrorist Attacks - What Next?
Friday 27th November 2015, 16h00 - 18h30
In the past weeks, the world has experienced a series of unprecedented terrorist attacks since the 9/11 tragedy. Following a commemoration at Bocconi, BESA and BSFL think it is time to open a safe space for discussion. Our community is diverse, each student with their own opinion and each opinion deserving to be heard.
Wednesday 6th May 2015, 17h45 - 19h30
The focus of our event will be on an exciting and upcoming field in economics - Behavioural Finance. Behavioural Finance is the result of a recent clash between disciplines of Psychology and Finance, in our modern world. The main guests will be Prof. Nicola Gennaioli and Prof. Andrea Beltratti, each focusing on Theory and Practice respectively.