Before providing an overview of the conference with the above title and this Special Issue, this paper aims to present a view of the meaning of systemic risk, factors that affect systemic risk and measures of systemic risk. Thereafter, the conference presentations and the papers in this issue are summarized.
Characteristics and measures of systemic risk are reviewed. Conference papers and presentations are summarized.
While some aspects of systemic risk of a financial institution can be measured, an important aspect associated with contagion through markets is not easily captured by simple measures.
The conference and the papers in this issue contribute to the policy debate about sources and characteristics of systemic risk.
Wihlborg, C. (2018), "Systemic risk and the organization of the financial system: overview", Journal of Financial Economic Policy, Vol. 10 No. 2, pp. 202-212. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFEP-02-2018-0021Download as .RIS
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