Author Archives: Vincent Papa, PhD, CPA, FSA, CFA

Vincent Papa, PhD, CPA, FSA Credential, CFA, is director of financial reporting policy at CFA Institute. He is responsible for representing the interests of CFA Institute on financial reporting and on wider corporate reporting developments to major accounting standard setting bodies, enhanced reporting initiatives, and key stakeholders. He is a member of ESMA’s consultative working group for the Corporate Reporting Standing Committee, EFRAG user panel, and a former member of the IFRS Advisory Council, Capital Markets Advisory Committee, and Financial Stability Board Enhanced Disclosure Task Force. Prior to joining CFA Institute, he served in investment analysis, management consulting, and auditing roles.

Cheap and Easy Money Poses Financial Stability Risks

Speaking at the European Investment Conference, Paul Mills of the International Monetary Fund said accommodative monetary policy has led to rising asset prices and tighter spreads across fixed income securities. Read More

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The Lesson from Japan: Western Policymakers Must Apply Sustained Fiscal Stimulus

Nomura Research Institute Chief Economist Richard Koo challenges the widely held consensus view that austerity is the best pathway to economic recovery. Read More

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Global Trade Imbalances Are a Major Source of Instability, Says Economist Roger Bootle

The managing director of Capital Economics says unbalanced trade flows contributed to excess leverage and created a liquidity glut that has constrained monetary policy. Read More

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