4th Conference on Contemporary Issues in Banking

Monday 13 December 2021 and Tuesday 14 December 2021

Online

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Programme – all sessions online

MONDAY 13 December 2021

12.00-12.10

Welcome

John Wilson

Presenter

Affiliation

Authors

Title

Discussant

Affiliation

Session 1

Chair: Claudia Girardone

12.10-12.50

Alberto Dreassi

University of Trieste

Chiaramonte, L., Dreassi, A., Girardone, C., Pisera, S.

Socially Responsible Banking: Weathering the Covid-19 Storm

Duc Duy (Louis) Nguyen

Durham University

12.50-13.30

Özlem Dursun-de Neef

Goethe-University Frankfurt 

Akgündüz, Y.E., Cilasun, S.M., Dursun-de Neef, H.Ö., Hacihasanoglu, Y.S., Yarba, I.

How do Banks Propagate Economic Shocks?

Lena Tonzer

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

13.30-14.10

Dorina Cucinelli

University of Parma

Ayadi, R., Casu, B., Bongini, P., Cucinelli, D.

The Origin of Crises and Systemic Risk. Do Bank Business Models Matter?

Panagiota Papadimitri

University of Portsmouth

14.10-14.30

Break

Session 2

Chair: Anna Sobiech

14.30-15.10

Roman Goncharenko

KU Leuven

Degryse, H., Goncharenko, R., Theunisz, C., & Vadazs, T.

When Green Meets Green

Iftekhar Hassan

Fordham University

15.10-15.50

Marta Delg'Innocenti

University of Milan

Croci, E., Delg'Innocenti, M., Zhou, S.

Banking Competition and Gender Debt Bias: Evidence from China

Ornella Ricci

Università Roma Tre

15.50-16.30

Sonny Biswas

University of Bristol

Biswas, S., Koufopoulos, K., Li, S.

Bank asset transparency and the impact of higher capital requirements

Bob DeYoung

University of Kansas

TUESDAY 14 December 2021

Presenter

Affiliation

Authors

Title

Discussant

Affiliation

Session 3

Chair: Linh Nguyen

9.00-9.40

Hirofumi Uchida

Kobe University

Tsuruta, D., Uchida, H.

Does Trade Credit Absorb Adverse Shocks?

Francisco Rodríguez Fernández

University of Granada

9.40-10.20

Matthias Kaldorf

University of Cologne

Giovanardi, F., Kaldorf, M., Radke, L., Wicknig, L.

The Preferential Treatment of Green Bonds

Christian Engels

University of St Andrews

10.20-11.00

Edoardo Chiarotti

The Graduate Institute Geneva

Chiarotti, E., Rubinova, S.

Banks, Foreign Affiliates and the Internet

Orkun Saka

City, University of London

11.00-11.30

Break

Session 4

Chair: Dimitris Chronopoulos

11.30-12.10

Sotirios Kokas

University of Essex

Farihna, L., Kokas, S., Sette, E., Tsoukas, S.

Real Effects of Imperfect Bank-Firm Matching

Olivier DeJonghe

National Bank of Belgium

12.10-12.50

Diana Bonfim

Banco de Portugal

Bonfim, D., Ferreira, M., Queiro, F., Zhao, S.

Sovereign-Bank Diabolic Loop: The Government Procurement Channel

Hans Degryse

KU Leuven

12.50-13.30

Break

Session 5

Chair: Mao Zhang

13.30-14.10

Maxim Schepers

KU Leuven

Degryse, H., Mariathasan, M., Schepers, M.

Bank Misconduct: Reputational Implications for Loan Syndicate Structure

Larissa Schaeffer

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

14.10-14.50

Lucas A. Mariani

Economic Research Southern Africa

Mariani, Lucas A.

Government-owned Banks and Development: On Unintended Consequences of Bank Privatizations

Omrane Guedhami

University of South Carolina

14.50-15.30

Mariela Dal Borgo

Banco de México

Colonnello, S., Dal Borgo, M.

Public-Private Mortgage Co-Financing

Angela Gallo

Bayes Business School

15.30-15.40

Break

Session 6

Chair: Anna Sarkisyan

15.40-16.20

Taha Ahsin

Duke University

Ahsin, T.

Red Tape, Greenleaf: Creditor Behaviour Under Costly Collateral Enforcement

Özlem Akin

Özyeğin University

16.20-17.00

John Kandrac

Federal Reserve Bank

Kandrac, J.

Can the Federal Reserve Effectively Target Main Street? Evidence from the 1970s Recession

Gregory Udell

Indiana University

17.00-17.05

Closing Remarks


Call for Papers

Download: Call for papers (pdf)

Papers are invited on contemporary issues in banking. Submissions may address topics that include, but are not limited to:

  • banking and the COVID-19 pandemic
  • banks and the real economy
  • banks and the green economy
  • corporate culture and governance
  • competition and market power issues
  • FinTech
  • liquidity and capital management
  • market discipline
  • regulation and supervision
  • risk measurement and management.

Papers should be submitted to rbfcentre@st-andrews.ac.uk (cc. jsw7@st-andrews.ac.uk).

Important dates

  • Submission deadline: Friday 10 September 2021
  • Decisions on papers for conference presentation: Monday 4 October 2021
  • Dates of conference
    Day 1: Monday 13 December 2021
    Day 2: Tuesday 14 December 2021.

Previous Conferences on Contemporary Issues in Banking

2019

3rd Conference on Contemporary Issues in Banking

2017

2nd Conference on Contemporary Issues in Banking

2015

Conference on Contemporary Issues in Banking & Special Issue of British Accounting Review