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

Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper – Book Value Risk Management of Banks: Limited Hedging, HTM Accounting, and Rising Interest Rates

Author(s):Joao Granja, Erica Xuewei Jiang, Gregor Matvos, Tomasz Piskorski, Amit Seru Date:April 2024 Abstract: In the face of rising interest rates in 2022, banks mitigated interest rate exposure of the accounting value of their assets but left the vast majority of their long-duration assets exposed to interest rate risk. Data from call reports and SEC[…]

Foreign-borne Interest Rate Risk: Effects of Foreign Deposits on Monetary Policy and Bank Balance Sheets

Author(s):Rashad Ahmed Date:March 2024 Abstract: Foreign deposits are a key funding source for US commercial banks but subject to a different degree of interest rate risk than domestic deposits. Specifically, foreign deposit betas are significantly larger than domestic deposit betas, implying that the former has shorter effective duration. Larger foreign deposit betas imply that the[…]

NBER Working Paper – The Secular Decline of Bank Balance Sheet Lending

Author(s):Greg Buchak, Gregor Matvos, Tomasz Piskorski & Amit Seru Date:February 2024 Abstract: The traditional model of bank-led financial intermediation, where banks issue demandable deposits to savers and make informationally sensitive loans to borrowers, has seen a dramatic decline since 1970s. Instead, private credit is increasingly intermediated through arms-length transactions, such as securitization. This paper documents[…]

New York FED Staff Reports – International Banking and Nonbank Financial Intermediation: Global Liquidity, Regulation, and Implications

Author(s):Claudia M. Buch, Linda S. Goldberg Date:March 2024 Abstract: Global liquidity flows are largely channeled through banks and nonbank financial institutions. The common drivers of global liquidity flows include monetary policy in advanced economies and risk conditions. At the same time, the sensitivities of liquidity flows to changes in these drivers differ across institutions and[…]

NBER Working Paper – The Geography of Capital Allocation in the Euro Area

Author(s):Roland Beck, Antonio Coppola, Angus J. Lewis, Matteo Maggiori, Martin Schmitz & Jesse Schreger Date:March 2024 Abstract: We assess the pattern of Euro Area financial integration adjusting for the role of “onshore offshore financial centers” (OOFCs) within the Euro Area. The OOFCs of Luxembourg, Ireland, and the Netherlands serve dual roles as both hubs of[…]


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Matias Ossandon Busch
Matias Ossandon Busch
Senior Economist at the Center for Latin American Monetary Studies
Lena Tonzer
Lena Tonzer
Professor at Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg
Economist in the Department of Financial Markets