March 2021: New BIS Bulletin – Covid-19 bank dividend payout restrictions: effects and trade-offs

by Bryan Hardy Key takeaways In the context of the Covid crisis, authorities adopted dividend payout restrictions to enhance bank resilience and support stronger growth in bank lending. Restrictions may reduce short-term equity returns for bank shareholders, especially in the case of banks with a low price-to-book ratio. In line with these predictions, bank equity prices fell[…]

Workshop on Sustainability Reporting, Regulation and Practice 2021

CfP Deadline Date: March 31, 2021 Conference Event: Online Event Location: April 29-30, 2021 Keynote speaker(s): Giovanna Michelon (University of Bristol) Luc Renneboog (Tilburg University) Jeffrey Hales (University of Texas) Organizer(s): Essex Business School and Norwich Business School Essex Business School and Norwich Business School are jointly organising the first edition of the Workshop on[…]

3rd Warsaw Money-Macro-Finance Conference

CfP Deadline Date: May 1, 2021 Conference Event: June 3-4, 2021 Event Location: Online Keynote speaker(s): Emi Nakamura (University of California) Jordi Galí (Center for Research in International Economics) Organizer(s): Research Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA) The Research Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA), Polish Chapter, and the Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw, invite[…]