Author Archives: Tamara Evan

The Art of Financial Network Science, Part II

The Art of Financial Network Science, Part II

The second annual Financial Risk & Network Science seminar was held on September 9 at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, in partnership between the Centre and Risk Journals. As with last year, there was a great display of varied and colourful financial network visualisations on show. Network diagrams present vast amounts of data inRead more

Just in case… Hong Kong’s autumn forecast: pack an umbrella

Just in case… Hong Kong’s autumn forecast: pack an umbrella

Earlier in the year, the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies ran a stress test to factor the global economic risk of a hypothetical ‘Millennial uprising’ – that is, a far reaching anti-austerity protest, helmed by the young, the educated and the unemployed, modelled on the Occupy and indignados movements. Our social unrest scenario was centredRead more

Ebola Adds Another Wake Up Call to Businesses

Ebola Adds Another Wake Up Call to Businesses

The price of gold has stuttered this week and the stock price of metal producing companies has been marked down as mines in western and central Africa are closed in response to the growing Ebola epidemic. In recent decades, West Africa has become home to the production of key commodity resources in modern global trading.Read more