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Keynote Speakers


Steven Ongena


Steven Ongena is a professor in banking at the University of Zurich and the Swiss Finance Institute. He is also a research professor at Bangor University and a research fellow of CEPR. He has published more than 45 papers in refereed academic journals, including in the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of International Economics, and Review of Finance, among other journals, and he has published more than 45 papers in books and other collections.

He is currently an associate editor of the Journal of Finance, a co-editor of the International review of Finance, and he serves as an associate editor for a number of other journals. In 2009 he received a Duisenberg Fellowship from the European Central Bank and in 2012 a NYU Stern-Fordham-RPI Rising Star in Finance Award.


Steven Ongena website

Steven Ongena UZH page



Lucrezia Reichlin


Lucrezia Reichlin is a professor of Economics at the London Business School. She is non-executive director of UniCredit Banking Group and AGEAS Insurance Group. She is Chair of the Scientific Council at the Brussels based think-tank Bruegel as well as a member of the Commission Economique de la Nation (advisory board to the French finance and economics ministers). Between March 2005 and September 2008 she served as Director General of Research at the European Central Bank. She is Chairman and co-founder of Now-Casting Economics ltd. She is a columnist for the Italian national daily Il Corriere della Sera. 

Lucrezia Reichlin has been an active contributor to the life of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) over the years. She has been research director in 2011-2013, first Chairman of the CEPR Euro Area Business Cycle Dating Committee, co-founder and scientist in charge of the Euro Area Business Cycle Network.


Lucrezia Reichlin website

Lucrezia Reichlin LBS page