Dr. Roberto Rigobon, the Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management, has been named Keynote Speaker for Day One of Finadium’s Investors in Securities Lending Conference, New York, April 2-3 2017. At Finadium’s conference, Dr. Rigobon speech will be entitled “Organic Data in Finance and Economics.”
Dr. Rigobon is a Venezuelan economist whose areas of research are international economics, monetary economics, and development economics. Roberto focuses on the causes of balance-of-payments crises, financial crises, and the propagation of them across countries – the phenomenon that has been identified in the literature as contagion. Currently he studies properties of international pricing practices, try to produce alternative measures of inflation, and is one of the two founding members of the Billion Prices Project, and a co-founder of PriceStats. Alongside his appointment at MIT, Dr. Rigobon is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a member of the Census Bureau’s Scientific Advisory Committee, and a visiting professor at IESA.
Dr. Rigobon joined the MIT Sloan business school in 1997 and has won three times the “Teacher of the year” award and three times the “Excellence in Teaching” award at MIT.
For more information on Finadium’s 2017 Securities Lending Conferences in New York and London, and to register, please visit the conference website.