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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CEPR Discussion Paper: Host-Country Financial Development and Multinational Activity

Authors: Kamran Bilir, Davin Chor, Kalina Manova Date: February 2019 Abstract: This paper evaluates the influence of host-country financial conditions on the global operations of multinational firms. Using detailed U.S. data, we establish that financial development in a country is associated with relatively more entry by multinational affiliates, as well as with higher aggregate affiliate[…]

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BIS Working Paper: An examination of initial experience with the global systemically important bank framework

Authors: / Date: February 2019 Abstract: This paper presents a first analysis of the experience to date with the global systemically important bank (G-SIB) framework, the methodology for assessing the systemic importance of G-SIBs. Several issues are examined. First, we investigate whether G-SIBs and non-G-SIBs have behaved differently since the implementation of the G-SIB framework[…]

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CEPR Discussion Paper – Banks’ Systemic Risk and Monetary Policy

Authors: Ester Faia, and Soeren Karau Date: January 2019 Abstract: The risk-taking channel of monetary policy acquires relevance only if it affects systemic risk. We find robust evidence of a systemic risk-taking channel using cross-country and time-series evidence in panel and proxy VARs for 29 G-SIBs from seven countries. We detect a significant role for[…]

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CEPR Discussion Paper – The Trials of the Trilemma: International Finance 1870-2017

Authors: Barry Eichengreen, and Rui Esteves Date: January 2019 Abstract: In this paper we survey the history of international finance spanning a century and a half. We start by characterizing capital flows in the long run, organizing our discussion around six facts relating to the volume and volatility of capital flows, measured in both net[…]

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BIS Working Paper – Global Banking, Financial Spillovers, and Macroprudential Policy Coordination

Authors: Pierre-Richard Agénor and Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva Date: January 2019 Abstract: The gains from international macroprudential policy coordination are studied in a two-region, core-periphery macroeconomic model with imperfect financial integration and cross-border banking. Financial frictions occur at two levels: between firms and banks in each region, and between periphery banks and a global[…]

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Fourth Annual Cambridge Conference on Alternative Finance
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Judge Business School, Trumpington Street, Newnham, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England, CB2 1QZ, United Kingdom
1st annual Workshop for Women in Macroeconomics, Finance and Economic History
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German Institute for Economic Research, 58, Mohrenstraße, Spandauer Vorstadt, Mitte, Berlin, 10117, Germany
EFiC 2019 Conference in Banking and Corporate Finance
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Essex Business School, North Towers Road, University of Essex, Colchester, Essex, East of England, England, CO4 3ZL, United Kingdom
CEPR/Study Center Gerzensee European Summer Symposium in Financial Markets (ESSFM) 2019
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Gerzensee, Verwaltungskreis Bern-Mittelland, Verwaltungsregion Bern-Mittelland, Bern, 3115, Switzerland
2019 Spring Workshop of the Financial Intermediation Network of European Studies (FINEST)
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Limoges, Haute-Vienne, New Aquitaine, Metropolitan France, France
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