New BIS Working Paper: Is Window Dressing by Banks Systemically Important?

Author(s): Luis Garcia, Ulf Lewrick and Taja Sečnik Date: August 2021 Abstract: We study banks’ year-end window dressing in the European Union to assess how it affects the identification of global systemically important banks (G-SIBs) and the associated capital surcharges. We find that G-SIBs compress their balance sheet at year-end to an extent that they[…]

August 2021: VoxEU Column – One-stop source for inflation: Introducing a new database

By Jongrim Ha, M. Ayhan Kose and Franziska Ohnsorge Understanding the dynamics of inflation requires a comprehensive database that covers a large number of countries over a long period. This column introduces a new global database of inflation that has a significantly larger coverage than other databases as it includes multiple measures of inflation for[…]

New developments in international macro-finance, 7th BdF-BoE-BdI International Macroeconomics Workshop

CfP Deadline Date: September 15, 2021 Conference Event: November 8, 2021 Event Location: London, UK Keynote speaker(s): Wenxin Du (Chicago Booth) Organizer(s): Banque de France, Bank of England and Banca d’Italia The Bank of England, Banque de France and Banca d’Italia are organizing the 7th edition of their joint International Macroeconomics Workshop on 8 November[…]

New developments in international macro-finance, 7th BdF-BoE-BdI International Macroeconomics Workshop

CfP Deadline Date: September 15, 2021 Conference Event: November 8, 2021 Event Location: London, UK Keynote speaker(s): Wenxin Du (Chicago Booth) Organizer(s): Banque de France, Bank of England and Banca d’Italia The Bank of England, Banque de France and Banca d’Italia are organizing the 7th edition of their joint International Macroeconomics Workshop on 8 November[…]

2022 GSU-RFS Conference

CfP Deadline Date: October 25, 2021 Conference Event: February 18-19, 2022 Event Location: Atlanta, GA, USA Keynote speaker(s): Itay Goldstein (University of Pennsylvania) Organizer(s): Georgia State University, Georgia FinTech Academy, and the Review of Financial Studies In recent years, FinTech, or financial technologies, have been rapidly developing and reshaping business practices and the financial services[…]

2022 GSU-RFS Conference

CfP Deadline Date: October 25, 2021 Conference Event: February 18-19, 2022 Event Location: Atlanta, GA, USA Keynote speaker(s): Itay Goldstein (University of Pennsylvania) Organizer(s): Georgia State University, Georgia FinTech Academy, and the Review of Financial Studies In recent years, FinTech, or financial technologies, have been rapidly developing and reshaping business practices and the financial services[…]