New Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung (Quarterly Journal of Economic Research) online

Report of October 1, 2020

The new Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 2/2020 contain seven articles on the topic of development banks and why these are not only of great importance in the corona crisis.

The Covid-19 pandemic is hitting, directly and indirectly, economies throughout the world. While the pandemic is far from over, countries are searching for ways to enhance a quick recovery of their economies. Among others, the downturn is hampering the access of firms to the financial means necessary for investments. Therefore, facilitating access to financial means is an important component of rescue operations.

The quarterly journal is published by Duncker & Humblot.

The issue contains the follwong articels:

  • Andreas Pfingsten and Dorothea Schäfer
    Editorial: Development Banks – Not Only Important in Times of Covid-19
  • Petra Dünhaupt, Hansjörg Herr
    Trade, Global Value Chains and Development: What Role for National Development Banks?
  • Joachim Nagel
    Rolle von Entwicklungsbanken in der internationalen Finanzierung
  • Debora Revoltella, Patricia Wruuck
    Investing for a Greener, Competitive and Socially Inclusive Europe
  • Marco Frigerio, Daniela Vandone
    A Firm-Level Analysis of Development Banks in Europe
  • Dirk Linowski, Andrew D. Johansson, Haifeng Zendeh Zartoshti
    Zur Rolle der chinesischen Entwicklungsbanken beim Bau der Neuen Seidenstraße
  • Andrew Lee, Christiane Weiland
    Impact Investing Through Crowdlending: Examining the Role of Intermediation and the Potential for Development Banks
Dorothea Schäfer

Research Director Financial Markets in the Macroeconomics Department