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Anat Admati

Professor or finance and economics, Stanford University, US
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Anat Admati is the George G. C. Parker professor of finance and economics at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. She has written extensively on information dissemination in financial markets, trading mechanisms, portfolio management, financial contracting, and, most recently, on corporate governance and banking. Since 2010, Admati has been active in the policy debate on financial regulation, writing academic and policy papers and many short commentaries. She serves on the US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee.

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  • The Distorted System: Iceland’s Lessons Yet To Be Learned
    by Anat Admati, Gudrun Johnsen
    “The truth is incontrovertible. Panic may resent it, ignorance may deride it, malice may distort it, but, there it is.” Winston ChurchillIn October 2008, 97% of the Icelandic banking sector collapsed in a matter of three days. The triggering event was the fall of Lehman Brothers, with the subsequent collapse of interbank lending, the fall in asset prices, and the evaporation of trust among financial market participants. Focusing on this trigger...

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