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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Author(s): Silvia Miranda-Agrippino, Tsvetelina Nenova and Helene Rey Date: October 2020 Abstract: We study the international transmission of the monetary policy of the two world’s giants: China and the US. From East to West, the channels of global transmission differ markedly. US monetary policy shocks affect the global economy primarily through their effects on integrated[…]
Author(s): Carol C. Bertaut, Valentina Bruno and Hyun Song Shin Date: April 2021 Abstract: We explore the relationship between portfolio flows and financial conditions by using a unique and comprehensive database of US investor flows into emerging market government bonds. We find that mutual funds display a more procyclical pattern of flows relative to other[…]
Author(s): Alyssa G. Anderson, Wenxin Du and Bernd Schlusche Date: April 2021 Abstract: We show that the role of unsecured, short-term wholesale funding for global banks has changed significantly in the post-financial-crisis regulatory environment. Global banks mainly use such funding to finance liquid, near risk-free arbitrage positions—in particular, the interest on excess reserves arbitrage and[…]
Author(s): Itay Goldstein, Chester S. Spatt and Mao Ye Date: March 2021 Abstract: Big data is revolutionizing the finance industry and has the potential to significantly shape future research in finance. This special issue contains articles following the 2019 NBER/ RFS conference on big data. In this Introduction to the special issue, we define the[…]
Author(s): Alberto Martin, Caterina Mendicino and Alejandro Van der Ghote Date: February 2021 Abstract: The Global Financial Crisis fostered the design and adoption of macroprudential policies throughout the world. This raises important questions for monetary policy. What, if any, is the relationship between monetary and macroprudential policies? In particular, how does the effectiveness of macroprudential[…]