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9th European Banking Center Network Conference

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September 29, 2017 September 30, 2017


Lancaster, UK [Map it]


The aim of this conference is to bring together researchers in different fields of finance and economics to discuss current issues in banking, financial stability, and financial regulation. We are inviting high quality submissions of both theoretical and empirical nature on micro- and macroeconomic aspects of financial intermediation. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • New approaches to bank regulation and financial stability
  • Micro and Macro-prudencial policies, access to credit, and financial stability
  • International spillover of bank regulations on credit availability and financial stability
  • The role of models in capital regulation: a need for reform?
  • Quantitative easing and the size and composition of central banks’ balance sheets
  • Information production and disclosure (e.g., stress tests, accounting statements) and its impact on market discipline and financial stability
  • Regulatory capture and the role of the banking industry in the political process
  • Regulatory competition across jurisdictions
  • Inequality and banking
  • Relationship lending and access to credit over the business cycle
  • International structure of the banking system on bank credit availability
  • Firms’ and households’ access to credit in emerging markets
  • The effect of corporate governance structures in financial institutions and markets on credit availability, bank risk taking and financial stability.


Submission deadline: May 1st, 2017

Papers should be submitted electronically to s.debbat@lancaster.ac.uk along with your affiliation and email address. In the email, please indicate whether or not you are willing to act as a discussant. Authors of accepted papers will be contacted by July 1, 2017.