Conference on The Use of credit register data for financial stability purposes

Danmarks Nationalbank is hosting a conference on 24 October 2019 in Copenhagen focusing on the use of credit register data for financial stability purposes and credit risk analysis. The conference will be organised around three main topics: (i) The use of credit register data for financial stability purposes, (ii) Learning points and prospects of state-of-the-art credit risk modelling, and (iii) Machine Learning applications for financial stability.

The aim of the conference is to explore the advantages of granular data to detect vulnerabilities in the financial system and to openly debate its potential with relevant stakeholders. The conference will host presenters from the private and public sector as well as from academia. See link to the discussion paper for the conference.

Programme for the conference on the use of credit register data for financial stability purposes and credit risk analysis, 24 October 2019, in Copenhagen.




Registration and breakfast

Opening Remarks: Governor Per Callesen, Danmarks Nationalbank

09:10-10:40Session 1: Financial stability

Diana Bonfim - Banco de Portugal and Católica Lisbon SBE
“Inspect what you expect to get respect” Can bank supervisors kill zombie lending?

Rob Nijskens – De Nederlandsche Bank
Loan level data and their link with the macro-economy

Mikel Bedayo - Banco de España
Loan underwriting time: a new determinant of bank lending standards

10:40-11:00Coffee break

Key note speaker

Steven Ongena - University of Zurich, Swiss Finance Institute, KU Leuven, CEPR

On Applications Using Credit Registers

12:45-14:15Session 2: Credit Risk Modelling

Gerhard Winkler - Oesterreichische Nationalbank 
The usage of credit register data for credit risk modelling: applications and experi-ences of OeNB

Joannes Paulus Wilhelmus Buckens & Søren Topp Stockmann - Danske Bank
An industry perspective on the use of credit modelling today; what’s changed in recent years and where could we go?

Fabrizio Russo - 4Most Europe Ltd
Credit Risk Modelling – Data and techniques used in the UK banking industry

14:15-14:35Coffee break
14:35-16:05Session 3: Machine Learning applications for Financial Stability

Giorgio Mirone - Danmarks Nationalbank
Households credit assessment model

Mirko Moscatelli/Fabio Parlapiano - Banca d'Italia 
Corporate Default Forecasting with Machine Learning

Rogelio Mancisidor University of Tromsø
Deep Generative Models for Reject Inference in Credit Scoring

16:05-16:20​Coffee break
​16:20-17:00Panel discussion: The use of credit registry for financial stability and supervisory issues

Open debate on the use of credit registry for supervisory issues and to what extent credit register data will aid policy makers in making informed decisions and how it can support supervisory actions.​

​17:00​End of conference