Blog entries by topic

My research

Long-term finance in Africa

Finance and poverty reduction in India

Is cross-border supervisory cooperation effective?

The architecture of supervision

Looking beyond the borders of the banking union

Making Basel III work for the emerging world

Micro-evidence on macroprudential policies

SME growth constraints in low-income countries

Basel standards in developing countries

Keep walking? Islamic borrowers don't mind distance

Handbook of Finance and Development

Basel III - Unintended Consequences for Emerging Markets

The economics of supranational supervision

Ordoliberalism on the road - in DC and Vienna

Mobile Money and Firm Growth

Ordoliberailsm - understanding German economics

Sex and credit - now forthcoming in JBF

Basel standards in LICs

Bank Bail-in: the effects on credit supply and real economy

Sectoral specialization: new measures, new results

Quo vadis Europe? In London, Frankfurt, Brussels and Paris

Quo vadis European Union?

Is there a natural resource curse in finance?

Competition and Regulation in Financial Markets

When Arm's Length is too far

The Palgrave Handbook of European Banking

Future challenges for financial regulation

Financial inclusion - measuring progress and progress in measuring

Nascent stock exchanges

Foreigners vs. natives: lending techniques and pricing

Bailing-in vs. bailing out

Keep walking: are borrowers willing to walk for their beliefs?

Long-term finance: the new financial development frontier

 

Other people's research and conferences

Off to Helsinki

Frontier research in macro-pru

New papers in Review of Finance

Basel III and SME finance

Off to Tallinn

Postcard from Mumbai

Reshaping the Future for Financial Inclusion

Green finance

10 years after the crisis - a conference report

On the road - Basel III in DC and EP in Vienna

Interesting papers - September 2018 issue

Interesting papers - July 2018 issue

Global Findex in London

Bitcoin, blockchain and the future of money

More on financial inclusion

Economic Policy panel in Zurich

What is new in the financial inclusion literature? 

Research in Islamic finance - looking forward

Economic Policy panel in Brussels

Mobile money and financial development

Postcard from Kuala Lumpur

Forthcoming in Review of Finance, August 2017

Capital buffers, loan growth and fragility

Interesting papers I have been reading - May 2017

Economic Policy Panel in Malta - April 2017

Rethinking the effects of deindustrialization

Competition and Regulation in Financial Markets

Emerging scholars conference - and the winner is...

Postcard from Cape Town

The Palgrave Handbook of European Banking

Interesting papers and events - December 2016

Finance and Development - the unfinished agenda

Economic Policy Panel in Florence - October 2016

Alternative finance - new opportunities or new risks

Some interesting papers I have been reading - August 2016

Long-term finance: the new financial development frontier

 

Research more generally

Postcard from Beijing

Randomistas rule!

Second young writers workshop

Why Paul Romer is wrong (again)!

10 years after the crisis - some personal observations

The uproar about EJMR

How to publish in finance journals

Economists in crisis?

A trend back to books in economics

 

Using my research to comment on current policy debates

On German Euro-populism

Postcard from Dhaka

Better in or better out - Sweden and the banking union

The world of evaluation - from a development bank's viewpoint

Basel III - Unintended Consequences for Emerging Markets

Doing Business - Time to Dump the Rankings

Resolution frameworks matter even if they permit bail-outs

Bailing-in vs. bailing out

Interest rate caps in Kenya

Cross-border regulatory cooperation down under

  

Eurozone crisis and policies

On German Euro-populism

Europe's banking union - two steps backwards

Baby steps towards completing the banking union

10 years after the crisis - a conference report

10 years after the crisis - some personal observations

Italy and the Euro - can't live with it, can't live without it

Italexit?

Whither Europe?

Banking union at three: toddler with tantrums

Banking union passes first test

Fixing the Eurozone and Beyond

Bank Bail-in: the effects on credit supply and real economy

Macron gagne: not a triumph, but a wake-up call

AMC for the Eurozone - reviving a good idea

Quo vadis Europe? In London, Frankfurt, Brussels and Paris

Quo vadis European Union?

Another groundhog day in Greece

European banking - too late to grow out of the crisis?

Bailing-in vs. bailing out

Making the Eurozone more resilient

 

Politics

Neoliberalism vs. Marxism revisited

1 September 1939

Generosity and privileges of big countries

Political change in Malaysia

German politics - time to take risks

Populism meets McCarthyism meets authoritariansim

A political watershed in Germany

Helmut Kohl, 1930-2017

Macron gagne: not a triumph, but a wake-up call

A signal of hope from France

After the Brexit shock the Trump shock - what's next?

 

UK policy and politics, including Brexit

Brexit: more action, same themes

 

Brexit and legal traditions

Brexit-the crisis is here

Boris, oh Boris!

Theresa May - a false sense of duty

Brexit - the long view

Brexit - what a week!

Brexit - this week's episode

Brexit soap opera - ready for the next season?

Brexit - habemus pactum?

Brexit Trilemma Revisited

More thoughts on Brexit

Brexit - kicking the can down the road

Immigration: When populism meets bureaucratic incentives

The trilemma of Brexit

Brexit - how the political class has failed its people

Brexit - the first phase is over

The UK conundrum of monetary and macro-prudential policies

More turmoil in British politics

Another election - another Brexit debate?

Gibraltar and Brexit

Brexit trigger - how much cake is left?

From Ms. Maybe to: yes, we may!

Fromg Great Britain and Narrow Minds

More on Brexit

Three days after the Brexit vote - some early thoughts

May you live in interesting times

 

Yes, economists have humour - sometimes!

Random links and thoughts on New Year's Day

Alternative fact of the month

Happy Holidays!