ECB Policy and Eurozone Fragility: Was De Grauwe Right?

Author(s):

Elena Kalotychou

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

This research tests De Grauwe's Eurozone fragility hypothesis, which states that member countries of a monetary union are vulnerable to a default paradoxically triggered by investors' attempts to avoid one.

Updated: 19/05/2014
Comments:
Views: 3,086

Persistent noise, investors’ expectations, and market meltdowns

Author(s):

Giovanni Cespa

 et al.
Industry:
Banking

What can trigger a meltdown in financial markets? This article posits that expectations dynamics in the presence of persistent market noise can play a part.

Updated: 06/05/2014
Comments:
Views: 2,937

Ireland's Banking System - looking forward

Author(s):

Thorsten Beck

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

Ireland was one of the countries most affected during both the Global Financial Crisis and the Eurozone crisis. This paper discussess Ireland's recovery, the importance of its financial sytems and the implications of regulatory reforms and potential banking union within the Eurozone.

Updated: 10/02/2017
Comments:
Views: 4,631

How to prevent Zombie Lending coming to life

Author(s):

Max Bruche

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

This article considers the problems that governments and regulators face in preventing zombie lending, where insolvent banks continue lending to insolvent borrowers in order to hide losses and "gamble for resurrection"

Updated: 14/04/2014
Comments:
Views: 5,281

When Arm’s Length Is Too Far. Relationship Banking over the Business Cycle.

Author(s):

Thorsten Beck

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

Does relationship banking, where banks and their clients interact closely on lending decisions, offer the best method for insulating SMEs from a financial downturn?

Updated: 10/03/2014
Comments:
Views: 2,912

Are Cash Flow Forecasts issued with Earnings Estimates when Earnings Quality is low?

Author(s):

Pawel Bilinski

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

This study examines the recent trend of analysts issuing cash flow forecasts to complement their earnings estimates.

Updated: 13/02/2014
Comments:
Views: 3,160

What can Researchers and Policy Makers learn from each other?

Author(s):

Thorsten Beck

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

The CEPR 30th anniversary conference held in London last November featured panel discussions on how researchers and policy makers interact. Professor Thorsten Beck ruminates on those discussions.

Updated: 10/02/2017
Comments:
Views: 4,484

Lessons from the financial crisis: Finance and Growth

Author(s):

Thorsten Beck

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

Comment - with the long lingering effects of the Global Financial Crisis still being felt, Professor Thorsten Beck defends his position that Finance can still be good for economic growth.

Updated: 10/02/2017
Comments:
Views: 4,461

Shadow banking – how to regulate it?

Author(s):

Thorsten Beck

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

Comment - Shadow banking is back in the news, both as alternative financing source for SMEs and as an instrument for banks to manage their capital efficiently. Professor Thorsten Beck talks about the topic that energises regulatory and policy makers globally.

Updated: 13/12/2013
Comments:
Views: 6,402