Category Archives: global banking

Journal of Banking and Finance Special Section “Financial Globalization and Its Spillovers” published

On 16 and 17 February, 2017 the EU Erasmus+ sponsored Jean-Monnet workshop on “Financial Globalization and Its Spillovers” took place at the Technische Hochschule Köln and Maastricht University, jointly organized by Joscha Beckmann, Ansgar Belke, Stefanie Kleimeier and Harald Sander. … Continue reading

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Open Access to “The Travels of a Deposit in Turbulent Times”

My paper “The Travels of a Deposit in Turbulent Times: The Importance of Deposit Insurance Design for Cross-Border Deposits” , jointly written with Shusen Qi and Stefanie  Kleimeier and published by Economic Inquiry is now available “open access“. In this … Continue reading

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New Policy Paper on Cross-Border Effects of National Deposit Insurance Systems

Deposit insurance systems are a common feature of the financial systems of most countries. Their rationale is twofold: to protect bank depositors in case of a bankruptcy and, even more importantly, to avoid widespread bankruptcies as a consequence of bank … Continue reading

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Deposit Insurance in Times of Crises: Safe Haven or Regulatory Arbitrage?

  An updated version of this paper has been presented on the 2017 Biennial IADI Research Conference: Designing an Optimal Deposit Insurance System – Theory and Practice, on 1-2 June 2017 at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel. See … Continue reading

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New Working Paper: Deposit Insurance in Times of Crises: Safe Haven or Regulatory Arbitrage?

In a new working paper, co-authered with Stefanie Stefanie Kleimeier and Shusen Qi, we examine the impact of deposit insurance (DI) schemes on bilateral cross-border deposits. Our results suggest that not only the existence of explicit DI, but also DI design features, which reflect … Continue reading

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Comparative Economic Studies dedicates a special issue to global banking symposium

Comparative Economic Studies dedicates a special issue to the Maastricht symposium “Global Banking, Financial Stability, and Post-Crisis Policy Challenges” in the June 2014 issue. In this special issue the panelists reflect on the symposium discussions and share their views on the … Continue reading

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Cultural borders limit financial integration during financial crises times

In a recent working paper, co-authored with Stefanie Kleimeier and Sylvia Heuchemer, we provide new evidence on the “resurgence of cultural borders in international finance during the financial crisis”. We show that cultural differences across countries act as invisible borders … Continue reading

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