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DIW Lecture on Money and Finance

Unelected Power: Technocrats and Legitimacy

with  Paul Tucker

06.06.2019| Paul Tucker
DIW Lecture on Money and Finance

Regulation of Sovereign Exposures

The sovereign-bank nexus remains a major vulnerability of the euro area. While the introduction of the Single Supervisory Mechanism and the Single Resolution Mechanism have helped to mitigate the nexus, no progress has been made with respect to the regulation of sovereign exposures. In the talk, Isabel Schnabel explains why the sovereign-bank nexus matters, how sovereign exposures could be...

21.08.2019| Isabel Schnabel
Externe referierte Aufsätze

The Impact of Liquidity and Capital Requirements on Lending and Stability of African Banks

We assess whether compliance with Basel III’s main requirements, the Net Stable Funding Ratio (NSFR) and the risk-weighted Total Capital Ratio (TCR), matters for lending and stability of African banks. Banks with an NSFR or a TCR of at least the required minimum are defined as treatment group in the endogenous treatment estimations. Our results reveal that African banks complying with the capital threshold ...

In: Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money 67 (2020), 101201, S. 1-20 | Samuel Mutarindwa, Dorothea Schäfer, Andreas Stephan
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Interactions between Bank Levies and Corporate Taxes: How Is Bank Leverage Affected?

Regulatory bank levies set incentives for banks to reduce leverage. At the same time, corporate income taxation makes funding through debt more attractive. In this paper, we explore how regulatory levies affect bank capital structure, depending on corporate income taxation. Based on bank balance sheet data from 2006 to 2014 for a panel of EU-banks, our analysis yields three main results: The introduction ...

In: Journal of Banking & Finance 118 (2020), 105874 | Franziska Bremus, Kirsten Schmidt, Lena Tonzer
Diskussionspapiere 1862 / 2020

Insolvency Regimes and Cross-Border Investment Decisions

This paper investigates the effect of reforms of insolvency regulations on cross-border debt and equity investments at a sectoral level. Using disaggregated data from the Securities Holdings Statistics by Sector (SHSS) and OECD-indicators on the efficiency of insolvency regulations, we find that investors prefer to invest more in countries with more efficient insolvency frameworks. The effect, however, ...

2020| Tatsiana Kliatskova, Loïc Baptiste Savatier
Sustainable Finance

Online-Workshop: TFCD Reporting Standard in Practice

In its Climate Action Programme 2030, the German government presented concrete measures for the country to reach its 2030 climate target: a reduction of greenhouse gas levels by 55 percent below 1990 levels. At the same time, the German government officially declared its aim to take a leading position in Sustainable Finance. Hence, the country intends to underpin the transformation to a low-carbon...

20.04.2020| Christian Thimann, Mona Freundt, Frank Sibert, Lukas Simon, Christoph Reißfelder, Timo Busch, Ingmar Jürgens
DIW focus

ECB and Fed monetary policy measures against the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic have little effect

To cushion the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic, central banks have taken far-reaching monetary policy measures. The US Federal Reserve has lowered its interest rates and, like the European Central Bank, has expanded its bond purchase programs. However, it is questionable whether these measures are having the desired effect of calming the markets and supporting the real economy. It is...

27.04.2020| Kerstin Bernoth, Geraldine Dany-Knedlik, Anna Gibert
Sustainable Finance

Sustainable Finance Summit Frankfurt - Presentation Sustainable Finance Research Platform

The Sustainable Finance Platform was presented at the Sustainable Finance Summit in Frankfurt.

Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

Sudden Stops and Reserve Accumulation in the Presence of International Liquidity Risk

11.02.2020| Leopold Zessner-Spitzenberg, Vienna Graduate School of Economics
Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

Sentimental Business Cycles

04.02.2020| Evi Pappa, Universidad Carlos III Madrid
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