International Banking Library

The International Banking Library is a web-based platform for the exchange of research on cross-border banking. It provides access to data sources, academic research, both theoretical and empirical on cross-border banking, as well as information on regulatory initiatives. The International Banking Library is associated with the International Banking Research Network (IBRN), a research network of Central Banks worldwide. The International Banking Library addresses researchers, policymakers, and students of international banking and economics in search of comprehensive information on international banking issues.

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IMF Working Paper: Who Pays for Financial Crises? Price and Quantity Rationing of Different Borrowers by Domestic and Foreign Banks

Authors: Allen N. Berger, Tanakorn Makaew, and Rima Turk-Ariss Date: July 2018 Abstract: Financial crises result in price and quantity rationing of otherwise creditworthy business borrowers, but little is known about the relative severity of these two types of rationing, which borrowers are rationed most, and the roles of foreign and domestic banks. Using a[…]

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CEPR Discussion Paper: Bank Resolution and the Structure of Global Banks

Authors: Patrick Bolton, and Martin Oehmke Date: July 2018 Abstract: We study the resolution of global banks by national regulators. Single-point-of-entry (SPOE) resolution, where loss-absorbing capital is shared across jurisdictions, isefficient but may not be implementable. First, when expected transfers across jurisdictions are too asymmetric, national regulators fail to set up SPOE resolution ex ante.[…]

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CEPR discussion Paper: Global financial cycles and risk premiums

Authors: Óscar Jordá, Moritz Schularick, Alan M. Taylor, and Felix Ward Date: June 2018 Abstract: This paper studies the synchronization of financial cycles across 17 advanced economies over the past 150 years. The comovement in credit, house prices, and equity prices has reached historical highs in the past three decades. The sharp increase in the[…]

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NBER Working Paper: International Currencies and Capital Allocation

Authors: Matteo Maggiori, Brent Neiman, and Jesse Schreger Date: May 2018 Abstract: We establish that global portfolios are driven by an often neglected aspect: the currency of denomination of assets. Using a dataset of $27 trillion in security-level investment positions, we demonstrate that investor holdings are biased toward their own currencies to such an extent that[…]

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IMF Staff Discussion Notes: Trade-offs in Bank Resolution

Authors: Giovanni Dell’Ariccia, Maria Soledad Martinez Peria, Deniz O Igan, Elsie Addo Awadzi, Marc Dobler, and Damiano Sandri Date: February 2018 Abstract: This SDN revisits the debate on bank resolution regimes, first by presenting a simple model of bank insolvency that transparently describes the trade-off involved between bail-outs, bail-ins, and larger capital buffers. The note[…]

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8th Bundesbank-CFS-ECB Workshop on Macro and Finance
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Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität Campus Westend, Nina-Rubinstein-Weg, Westend Nord, Frankfurt, Regierungsbezirk Darmstadt, Hesse, 60323, Germany
7th International Conference on Complex Networks and Their Applications
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England, United Kingdom
Conference on Banks and the Real Economy
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Sharjah, 20268, United Arab Emirates
68th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Finance Association
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Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Pedway, Streeterville, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, 60611, United States of America
Conference on the Interconnectedness of Financial Systems
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Constitution Avenue Northwest, Penn Quarter, Washington, District of Columbia, 20005, United States of America
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Chris Becker
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Lena Tonzer, PhD
Lena Tonzer, PhD
Assistant Professor at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg