Volatility and Risk Institute
An interdisciplinary center for research on financial, geopolitical, cyber, and climate risks by scholars, practitioners, and policymakers
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Professor Berner at GARP's War and Sanctions Webcast
Richard Berner (VRI Co-Director) spoke at GARP's webcast on "War and Sanctions: What the Russia-Ukraine Conflict Means for Risk Managers". A recording of the webcast is now available.Watch the webcast
Watch Now: VRI Conference on "Macroeconomic Consequences and Implications of Decarbonization"
Did you miss our conference? Videos are now posted for the Volatility and Risk Institute's Third Annual Conference on "Macroeconomic Consequences and Implications of Decarbonization." A full program and links to videos can be found on our conference page.Watch now
Russian Sanctions: Questions and Answers with Richard Berner, Stephen Cecchetti, and Kermit Schoenholtz
Richard Berner (VRI Co-Director) authored a joint article with Stephen Cecchetti and Kermit Schoenholtz exploring the implications of recent sanctions on Russia.Read the analysis
Petter Kolm named ‘Quant of the Year’ by The Journal of Portfolio Management
Professor Petter Kolm (VRI Advisory Board) was named the 2021 'Quant of the Year' by The Journal of Portfolio Management. The award "recognizes a researcher’s history of outstanding contributions to the field of quantitative portfolio theory."Read the announcement
VRI Co-Directors featured on Chicago Fed's LaSalle St Podcast
Co-Directors Richard Berner and Robert Engle sat down with Alessandro Cocco on the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's LaSalle Street Podcast to discuss their research on climate risk.Listen to the full episode
VRI Authors Report with NYFed: Climate Stress Testing
Our research with Hyeyoon Jung of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on "Climate Stress Testing" is now available as NYFed Staff Report. The research has been covered in Reuters and Bloomberg.Read the full report
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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