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Post-Crisis Banking Conference

Conference on "Post-Crisis Banking"

Special Issue of the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking

Amsterdam, June 28 and 29, 2012

The global financial crisis has caused us to rethink many issues in banking. This conference has been showcased innovative research on the crisis-induced changes in financial markets and practices, regulatory responses to the crisis, and how these changes are likely to shape the future banking landscape.


The conference was sponsored jointly by the Dutch Central Bank, the European Banking Center at Tilburg University, and the University of Kansas School of Business. Conference papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of the JMCB edited by Thorsten Beck, Jakob de Haan and Robert DeYoung.

Keynote speakers
Conference keynote speakers and panelists include:
  • Eric Rosengren, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
  • Arnoud Boot, University of Amsterdam
  • Steve Cecchetti, Economic Adviser, Bank for International Settlements
  • Mark Flannery, Bank of America Eminent Scholar, University of Florida
Summary of the conference at DNB's website

More information on the different papers


Thursday June 28

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee and Registration
9:00 - 9:10 Opening Remarks:
Jakob de Haan, De Nederlandsche Bank and Thorsten Beck, European Banking Center
Note: Each paper is allotted 40 minutes, 20 for the paper presentation, 10 for the discussant presentation and 10 for the general discussion.
9:10 - 11:10 Session 1: Liquidity Issues
Chair: Thorsten Beck
Jochen Schanz
"A Joint Calibration of Bank Capital and Liquidity Ratios"
Discussant: Stijn Claessens
Vitaly Bord and Joao Santos
"Banks' Liquidity and Cost of Liquidity for Corporations"
Discussant: John Wilson
Barbara Casu and Anna Sarkisyan
"Credit and Liquidity Support in Securitizations and Implications "
Discussant: Wolf Wagner
11:10 - 11:40 Coffee Break
11:40 - 13:00 Session 2: Large Bank Performance and Compensation
Chair: Jakob de Haan
Richard Davies and Belinda Tracey
"Too Big to be Efficient?"
Discussant: Loretta Mester
Hendrik Hakenes and Isabel Schnabel
"Bank Bonuses and Bail-outs"
Discussant: Fabio Castiglionesi
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:20 Session 3: Cross-border Banking and Instability
Chair: John Wilson
Ralph de Haas and Iman van Lelyveld
"Multinational Banks and the Global Financial Crisis "
Discussant: Hans Degryse
Stijn Claessens and Neeltje van Horen
"Foreign Banks: Trends, Impact and Financial Stability"
Discussant: David Marqués Ibañez
15:20 - 15:50 Coffee Break
15:50 - 17:30 Conference Panel
Moderator: Robert DeYoung, University of Kansas and Editor, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
Steve Cecchetti, Economic Adviser , Bank for International Settlements
Mark Flannery, Bank of America Eminent Scholar, University of Florida
Arnoud Boot, University of Amsterdam
18:30 - 21.30 Conference Dinner
Friday June 29
8:30 - 9:00 Coffee and Registration
9:00 - 10:20 Session 4: SME Lending
Chair: Vasso Ioannidou
Gregory Udell, Andrea Presbitero and Alberto Zazzaro
"The Home Bias and the Credit Crunch: A Regional Perspective"
Discussant: Steven Ongena
Masazumi Hattori, Kohei Shintani and Hirofumi Uchida
"Authority and Soft Information Production"
Discussant: Greg Udell
10:20 - 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 - 12:15 Session 5: Financial Policy
Chair: Iman van Lelyveld
Shekhar Aiyar, Charles W. Calomiris and Tomasz Wieladek
"Does Macro-pru Leak? Evidence from a UK Policy Experiment"
Discussant: Joe Peek
Ricardo Correa, Kuan-Hui Lee, Gustavo Suarez and Horacio Sapriza
"Sovereign Credit Risk, Banks' Government Support"
Discussant: Reint Gropp
12:15 - 13:00 Lunch
13.00 - 14.00 Conference Keynote Speech
Introduction, Klaas Knot, President, De Nederlandsche Bank
Keynote, Eric Rosengren, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
14:00 Closing Remarks

Call for Papers


We have invited both empirical and theoretical papers. Topics would include, but were not limited to, the following:
  • the impact of new regulatory and supervisory structures (e.g., Basel III, Dodd-Frank) on bank returns, risk, and stability,
  • resolving large complex failed banks and the optimal size of financial institutions,
  • the nexus of market structure, competition and stability in banking,
  • cross-border banking and its implications for credit allocation, economic growth, and financial stability,
  • loan securitization and other interactions among financial markets and banking institutions,
  • corporate governance structures in financial institutions,
  • consumer financial protection and the corporate responsibility of financial services firms,
  • the relationships among banking, macroeconomic policy, industry regulation, and the real economy.
Program Committee
Allen Berger
Arnoud Boot
Xavier Freixas
Ross Levine
Robert Marquez
Steven Ongena
Joe Peek
Gregory Udell
Elu von Thadden

Submission guidelines
The submission deadline is closed. Papers should be submitted by December 15, 2011 via e-mail to . Program decisions were made by February 15 and authors have been notified shortly thereafter. The sponsors will cover economy class travel, hotel accommodations and miscellaneous expenses for presenting authors and all other invited participants. Conference manuscripts will be refereed using regular JMCB processes, and should not be under review at any other journal. The usual journal submission fee will be waived.

When: 28 June 2012 08:30

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