Volatility and Risk Institute
An interdisciplinary center for research on financial, geopolitical, cyber, and climate risks by scholars, practitioners, and policymakers
Volatility and Risk Institute Updates
Phil Venables Appointed to President Biden’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
VRI Advisory Board member, Phil Venables, has been appointed to President Biden’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). PCAST is responsible for making science, technology, and innovation policy recommendations to the the White House.Read More
Watch Now: Cryptoassets Virtual Conference
The Volatility and Risk Institute and the Vincent C. Ross Institute of Accounting Research co-hosted a virtual conference on Friday, September 17, 2021 on the topic, "What should the rules be for CryptoAssets? Accounting, Regulatory and Legislative Perspectives." The conference included two expert panels, a keynote with Professor David Yermack, and an interview with US Representative Bill Foster. A full program and videos are now avialable.Watch the full conference
VRI Risk Podcast: Judith Germano on Ransomware Attacks and Building Cyber Resilience
The VRI Risk Podcast hosted by Richard Berner explores topics in risk with scholars, practitioners, and policymakers. In the first episode of the series, Richard Berner interviews Judith Germano, a nationally-recognized thought leader on cybersecurity governance, Distinguished Fellow at the NYU Center for Cybersecurity (CCS), and a VRI faculty board member. They discuss her analysis of the recent ransomware attacks and her vision for buildingSubscribe to our podcast
We have created a series of tutorials to demonstrate how to use our research site, VLab. Rob Capellini, VLab, demonstrates how to navigate the site, the documentation pages, and how to request data. The VLab Tutorial series is an ongoing series of VLab with additional videos to be released shortly.Watch on YouTube
OUR RESEARCH AND PROGRAMS
Our research focuses on emerging forms of risk including climate risk, geopolitical risk, cyber risk as well as new topics in financial risk.Read more
Our research focuses on emerging forms of risk including climate risk, geopolitical risk, cyber risk as well as new topics in financial risk.Our latest research
View our daily analysis The Volatility Laboratory (V-Lab) provides real time measurement, modeling and forecasting of financial volatility and correlations for a wide spectrum of assets.
The Volatility Laboratory (V-Lab) provides real time measurement, modeling and forecasting of financial volatility and correlations for a wide spectrum of assets.
The Volatility and Risk Institute hosts Quantitative Finance and Econometrics seminars (QFE) and conferencesOur upcoming events