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The Macro Finance Research (MFR) Program is now accepting submissions for the Conference on Financial Regulation to be held at the University of Chicago on May 8-9, 2020.

After the financial crisis, there was a reexamination of critical role of financial intermediaries, their regulation and governance structure. New regulations and market forces have changed the structure and quantities of financial products and services. The objective of this conference is to bring together leading academics to discuss recent research on the regulation of financial intermediaries and markets, with broader implications for practice and policy.

All related areas of research are appropriate, both theoretical and empirical. A few examples include the effect of capital and liquidity requirements on intermediaries and markets, including the household sector, macroprudential regulation, internal and external governance responses to financial regulation as well as remaining gaps, and political economy considerations that are shaping rules and their enforcement. This conference is a sequel to one organized in October 2015.

The deadline for submitting papers for consideration was December 15, 2019.