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Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight Hearing - The Risks of Financial Modeling: VaR and the Economic Meltdown

Date: 
Thursday, September 10, 2009 - 10:00am
Location: 
2318 Rayburn House Office Building

Subcommittees: Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight (111th Congress)

The Risks of Financial Modeling: VaR and the Economic Meltdown

Hearing Charter

 

Opening Statement

Subcommittee Ranking Member Paul Broun (R - GA)

Witnesses

Dr. Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Distinguished Professor of Risk Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York University

Dr. Richard Bookstaber
Financial Author

Dr. Gregg Berman
Head of Risk Business, RiskMetrics Group

Dr. James G. Rickards
Senior Managing Director, Omnis Inc.

Mr. Christopher Whalen
Managing Director, Institutional Risk Analytics

Dr. David Colander
Christian A. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Economics, Middlebury College

 

111th Congress