7th Annual ICGS Conference “Corporate Governance in Times of Disruption”

CfP Deadline Date:April 1, 2021 Conference Event:October 9-10, 2021 Event Location:Groningen, the Netherlands or online Organizer(s):International Corporate Governance Society (ICGS) The 7th annual conference of the Inter- national Corporate Governance Society will take place from Friday to Sunday 8-10 October 2021 at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands). The conference is intended to provide a[…]

37th International Symposium on Money, Banking and Finance

CfP Deadline Date: February 15, 2021 Conference Event: June 17-18, 2021 Event Location: Paris, France or online Keynote Speakers: Robert Townsend (MIT) Stefania Albanesi (University of Pittsburgh) Organizer(s): Banque de France, GDRE Money Banking and Finance and LEDa, Dauphine Economics Department The 37th International Symposium on Money, Banking and Finance is the annual meeting of[…]

GSIB Status and Corporate Lending: An International Analysis

Author(s):Hans Degryse, Mike Mariathasan and Thi Hien Tang Date:January 2021 Abstract: Global Systemically Important Banks (GSIBs) benefit from implicit government guarantees but face additional capital requirements and oversight. This paper examines the effectiveness of the Financial Stability Board’s recently introduced GSIB-framework and its short-run implications for the real economy, by exploiting the leak of a[…]

January 2021: New VoxEU Column: The effects of ‘global systemically important bank’ designation on corporate lending

By Hans Degryse, Mike Mariathasan and Thi Hien Tang Frequent bailouts during the Global Crisis showed that governments cannot credibly commit not to support large financial institutions. This inability leads to moral hazard and motivated the Financial Stability Board’s framework for ‘global systemically important banks’. This column explores the net effects of this framework on[…]

January 2021: New ECB Research Bulletin article: How much capital should banks hold?

By Caterina Mendicino, Kalin Nikolov, Juan Rubio-Ramirez, Javier Suarez and Dominik Super Episodes such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis might lead to a significant rise in borrower defaults and, consequently, weakness in the banking sector. Having well-capitalised banks makes the financial system more resilient to such episodes. We assess how much capital would be[…]