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Understanding the Shift from Micro to Macro-Prudential Thinking: A Discursive Network Analysis
While some economists argued for macro-prudential regulation pre-crisis, the macro-prudential approach and its emphasis on endogenously created systemic risk have only gained prominence post-crisis. Employing discourse and ...
The Political Economy of Bank Bailouts
In this paper, we examine how the institutional design affects the outcome of bank bailout decisions. In the German savings bank sector, distress events can be resolved by local politicians or a state-level association. ...
Mortgage Supply and the US Housing Boom: The Role of the Community Reinvestment Act
This paper studies the role of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) in the US housing boom-bust cycle. I find that the enhancement in CRA enforcement in 1998 increased the growth rate of mortgage lending by CRA-regulated ...
Does feedback on personal investment success help?
In a field study with more than 1.500 customers of an online-broker we test what happens when investors receive repeated feedback on their investment success in a monthly securities account report. The reports show investors’ ...
Bank Response To Higher Capital Requirements: Evidence From A Quasi-Natural Experiment
We study the impact of higher capital requirements on banks’ balance sheets and its transmission to the real economy. The 2011 EBA capital exercise is an almost ideal quasi-natural experiment to identify this impact with ...