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Workshop on Financial Intermediation and Corporate Debt Markets

October 14-15, 2021 at Deutsche Bundesbank in Frankfurt am Main


Organisers: Max Bruche (Humboldt University) and Philipp König (Deutsche Bundesbank)


This workshop”, jointly organized by Humboldt University Berlin and the Research Centre of Deutsche Bundesbank, brings together research from the areas of corporate finance, banking and financial intermediation in order to foster exchange about important topical issues in these areas both from a theoretical and an empirical perspective.




DAY 1: Thursday, October 14


13:50 - 14:00

Introductory Remarks

  Session 1. Chair: Philipp König

14:00 - 15:00

The Design of a Central Counterparty

Author: Vincent Maurin (SSE) / John C. F. Kuong (INSEAD)
Discussant: Guillaume Vuillemey (HEC Paris)

15:00 - 16:00

The Political Economy of Prudential Regulation

Author: Magdalena Rola-Janicka (Tilburg)
Discussant: Kartik Anand (Bundesbank)

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee break

  Session 2. Chair: Max Bruche

16:30 - 17:30

Private Credit under Political Influence

Author: Anne-Laure Delatte (CNRS) / Adrien Matray (Princeton) / Noémie Pinardon-Touati (HEC Paris)
Discussant: Martin Götz (Bundesbank)

17:30 - 18:30

Who Lends before Banking Crises? Evidence from the International Syndicated Loan Market

Author: Mariassunta Giannetti (SSE) / Yeejin Jang (UNSW)
Discussant: Karsten Müller (Singapore)


DAY 2: Friday, October 15



Session 3. Chair: Max Bruche

09:00 - 10:00

Zombies at Large

Author: Òscar Jordà (San Francisco Fed) / Martin Kornejew (Bonn) / Moritz Schularick (Bonn) / Alan M. Taylor (UC Davis)
Discussant: Tim Eisert (Rotterdam)

10:00 - 11:00

Resolution of Multinational Banks: Voluntary Support and Ring Fencing

Author: Gyöngyi Lóránth (Vienna) / Jing Zeng (Bonn)
Discussant: Ansgar Walther (Imperial)

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

  Session 4. Chair: Philipp König

11:30 - 12:30

Dynamic Coordination and Bankruptcy Regulation

Author: Hongda Zhong (LSE) / Zhen Zhou (PBCSF Tsinghua)
Discussant: David Pothier (Vienna)

12:30 - 13:30

The Political Economy of Financial Regulation

Author: Rainer Haselmann (Göthe U Frankfurt) / Shikar Singla (LBS) / Arkodipta Sarkar (HKUST) / Vikrant Vig (Northwestern)
Discussant: Michael Kötter (Halle)