11th European Banking Center Network Conference: The Evolution of the Banking Sector and Financial Stability

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CfP Deadline Date:
January 15th, 2020

Conference Event:
June 4th-5th, 2020 will be rescheduled, dates t.b.a.

Event Location:
Tilburg, Netherlands

European Banking Center, Lancaster University Management School, Luxemburg School of Finance, Center for Economic Policy Research.

The banking sector is undergoing rapid technological change. This creates opportunities as well as challenges for the banks, and potentially has implications for financial stability and financial regulation. The aim of this conference is to bring together researchers in different fields of finance and economics to discuss current issues in banking, financial stability, and financial regulation. We are inviting high quality submissions of both theoretical and empirical nature on micro- and macroeconomic aspects of financial intermediation.

TOPICS: Topics could include, but are not limited to:

– Technological advances and access to credit;

– Changing business models of banks and financial stability;

– Evolving competition in the financial sector;

– The adequacy of micro and macro-prudential policies to safeguard financial stability;

– The resolution of failed banks and too-big-to-fail (TBTF);

– The transmission of monetary policy;

– Information production and disclosure (e.g., stress tests, accounting statements) and its impact on market discipline and financial stability;

– Corporate governance at financial institutions;

– The internationalization of the banking sector.

Further Information:

Papers should be submitted electronically to ebc@tilburguniversity.edu along with your affiliation and email address. Authors of accepted papers will be contacted by March 1st, 2020. Economy class travel and accommodation for invited participants will be covered. The conference will be held at Tilburg University. Tentatively, the program starts Thursday June 4th at 9:00 and ends Friday at 16:00. The program will include up to 10-12 papers with their discussions, leaving ample time for comments from the audience and for interaction among participants. Presenters and discussants are expected to attend for the whole duration of the conference. More details about the conference and the venue can be found at: https://www.tilburguniversity.edu/research/institutes-and-research-groups/ebc