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.

At the research frontier

NBER Working Paper – A Portfolio Approach to Global Imbalances

Author(s): Zhengyang Jiang, Robert J. Richmond and Tony Zhang Date: July 2022 Abstract: We use a portfolio-based framework to understand what drives the decline of the U.S. net foreign asset (NFA) position and the reversal in returns earned on the US NFA (exorbitant privilege). We show that global savings gluts and monetary policies widened the[…]

CEPR Discussion Paper – Uncertainty Shocks, Capital Flows, and International Risk Spillovers

Author(s): Ozge Akinci, Sebnem Kalemli-Özcan, Albert Queralto Date: July 2022 Abstract: Foreign investors’ changing appetite for risk-taking have been shown to be a key determinant of the global financial cycle. Such fluctuations in risk sentiment also correlate with the dynamics of UIP premia, capital flows, and exchange rates. To understand how these risk sentiment changes transmit[…]

Bruegel Working Paper – Mapping banking centres globally since 1970

Author(s): Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol, Aliénor Cameron Date: July 2022 Abstract: Brexit and the rise of China as a leading international economic power have revived discussions about the geography of banking centres. This paper analyses the geographical evolution of banking centres since the 1970s, based on a database constructed from a ranking of the top banks in[…]

NBER Working Paper – Restoring Confidence in Troubled Financial Institutions After a Financial Crisis

Author(s): Charles W. Calomiris, Mark Carlson Date: July 2022 Abstract: After an unprecedented number of banks suspended operations during the Panic of 1893, the head regulator of banks chartered by the United States government allowed about 100 banks to reopen after certifying their solvency. We evaluate whether actions by bank owners to change management, contract[…]

ECB Working Paper: Stress tests and capital requirement disclosures: do they impact banks’ lending and risk-taking decisions?

Author(s): Paul Konietschke, Steven Ongena, Aurea Ponte Marques Date: July 2022 Abstract: How do banks respond to changes in capital requirements as a result of the stress tests? Does the disclosure of stress test results matter? To answer these questions, we study the impact of European stress tests on banks’ lending, their corresponding risk-taking, the[…]

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The 35th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference
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Sydney, Australia and online

Research Conference on "Sovereign Debt"
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Minneapolis, MN, USA

3rd Annual Boca Corporate Finance and Governance Conference
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Boca Raton, Florida, USA

25th Annual Research Conference
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Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Bonn Workshop on Digital Currencies
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Bonn, Germany

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Matias Ossandon Busch
Matias Ossandon Busch
Senior Economist at the Center for Latin American Monetary Studies
Lena Tonzer
Lena Tonzer
Assistant Professor at VU Amsterdam
ELEONORA SFRAPPINI
ELEONORA SFRAPPINI
Economist in the Department of Financial Markets