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    • The Geography of Alternative Work 

      Bäckman, Claes; Hanspal, Tobin (2018-04-27)
      The increase in alternative working arrangements has sparked a debate over the positive impact of increased flexibility against the negative impact of decreased financial security. We study the prevalence and determinants ...
    • The geography of banks in the United States (1990-2020) 

      Angeloni, Ignazio; Kasinger, Johannes; Chantawit, Tantsaith (2021-09-20)
      We present new statistical indicators of the structure and performance of US banks from 1990 to today, geographically disaggregated at the level of individual counties. The constructed data set (20 indicators for some 3150 ...
    • The Impact of Biases in Survival Beliefs on Savings Behavior 

      Groneck, Max; Ludwig, Alexander; Zimper, Alexander (2017-03-24)
      "On average young people ""undersave"" whereas old people ""oversave"" with respect to the rational expectations model of life-cycle consumption and savings. According to numerous studies on subjective survival beliefs, ...
    • The Impact of Job Referrals on Employment Outcomes in Top Corporate Positions 

      Levati, Lorenzo Maria; Lalanne, Marie (2020-03-01)
      Using an original dataset on professional networks of directors sitting on the boards of large US corporations, we examine how personal relationships are used by firms to improve job match quality in the high-skill segment ...
    • The Impact of Long-Run Macroeconomic Experiences on Personality 

      Vellekoop, Nathanaël (2016-08-01)
      Using two datasets containing demographically representative samples of the Dutch population, I study how lifetime experiences of aggregate labor market conditions affect personality. Three sets of findings are reported. ...
    • The Impact of Monetary Policy Interventions on the Insurance Industry 

      Pelizzon, Loriana; Sottocornola, Matteo (2018-03-01)
      This paper investigates the effect of the conventional and unconventional (e.g. Quantitative Easing - QE) monetary policy intervention on the insurance industry. We first analyze the impact on the stock performances of 166 ...
    • The Impact of Network Connectivity on Factor Exposures, Asset Pricing and Portfolio Diversification 

      Billio, Monica; Caporin, Massimiliano; Panzica, Roberto Calogero; Pelizzon, Loriana (2016-10-01)
      We show that property damages from weather-related natural disasters significantly weaken the stability of banks with business activities in affected regions, as reflected in lower z-scores, higher probabilities of default, ...
    • The Impact of Temporal Framing on the Marginal Propensity to Consume 

      Pauls, Thomas (2021-02-23)
      We conducted a large-scale household survey in November 2020 to study how altering the time frame of a message (temporal framing) regarding an imminent positive income shock affects consumption plans. The income shock ...
    • The Influence of Leveraged Buyouts on Target Firms’ Competitors 

      Grupp, Marcel; Rauch, Christian; Umber, Marc P.; Walz, Uwe (2015-04-01)
      This paper analyzes the influence Leveraged Buyouts (LBOs) have on the operating performance of the LBO target companies’ direct competitors. A unique and hand-collected data set on LBOs in the United States in the period ...
    • The Intended and Unintended Consequences of Financial-Market Regulations: A General Equilibrium Analysis 

      Buss, Adrian; Dumas, Bernard; Uppal, Raman; Vilkov, Grigory (2016-01-25)
      In a production economy with trade in financial markets motivated by the desire to share labor-income risk and to speculate, we show that speculation increases volatility of asset returns and investment growth, increases ...
    • The Limits of Model-Based Regulation 

      Behn, Markus; Haselmann, Rainer; Vig, Vikrant (2014-11-30)
      In this paper, we investigate how the introduction of complex, model-based capital regulation affected credit risk of financial institutions. Model-based regulation was meant to enhance the stability of the financial sector ...
    • The Long-Run Real Effects of Banking Crises: Firm-Level Investment Dynamics and the Role of Wage Rigidity 

      Wix, Carlo (2017-11-01)
      This paper studies the long-run effects of credit market disruptions on real firm outcomes and how these effects depend on nominal wage rigidities at the firm level. I trace out the long-run investment and growth trajectories ...
    • The Long-Term Distributional and Welfare Effects of Covid-19 School Closures 

      Fuchs-Schündeln, Nicola; Krueger, Dirk; Ludwig, Alexander; Popova, Irina (2020-09-21)
      Using a structural life-cycle model, we quantify the long-term impact of school closures during the Corona crisis on children affected at different ages and coming from households with different parental characteristics. ...
    • The Macroeconomic Effects of Asset Purchases Revisited 

      Hesse, Henning; Hofmann, Boris; Weber, James (2018-02-13)
      This paper revisits the macroeconomic effects of the large-scale asset purchase programmes launched by the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England from 2008. Using a Bayesian VAR, we investigate the macroeconomic impact ...
    • The Missing Piece of the Puzzle: Liquidity Premiums in Inflation-Indexed Markets 

      Driessen, Joost; Nijman, Theo E.; Simon, Zorka (2017-09-01)
      Fleckenstein et al. (2014) document that nominal Treasuries trade at higher prices than inflation-swapped indexed bonds, which exactly replicate the nominal cash flows. We study whether this mispricing arises from liquidity ...
    • The Old Boy Network: The Impact of Professional Networks on Remuneration in Top Executive Jobs 

      Lalanne, Marie; Seabright, Paul (2016-01-18)
      We investigate the impact of social networks on earnings using a dataset of over 20,000 senior executives of European and US firms. The size of an individual's network of influential former colleagues has a large positive ...
    • The Output Effect of Fiscal Consolidation Plans 

      Alesina, Alberto; Favero, Carlo; Giavazzi, Francesco (2014-10-01)
      We show that the correct experiment to evaluate the effects of a fiscal adjustment is the simulation of a multi year fiscal plan rather than of individual fiscal shocks. Simulation of fiscal plans adopted by 16 OECD countries ...
    • The Pitfalls of Central Clearing in the Presence of Systematic Risk 

      Kubitza, Christian; Pelizzon, Loriana; Getmansky Sherman, Mila (2018-11-08)
      Asset transaction prices sampled at high frequency are much staler than one might expect in the sense that they frequently lack new updates showing zero returns. In this paper, we propose a theoretical framework for ...
    • The Political Economy of Bank Bailouts 

      Behn, Markus; Haselmann, Rainer; Kick, Thomas; Vig, Vikrant (2016-04-14)
      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. ...
    • The Power of ESG Ratings on Stock Markets 

      Latino, Carmelo; Pelizzon, Loriana; Rze?nik, Aleksandra (2021-03-10)
      This paper studies the impact of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ratings on investors’ preferences and stock prices. We exploit a change in ESG rating methodology that non-linearly shifted ESG ratings for firms ...