On Thursday September 21 and Friday September 22, Laura Spierdijk and JaapBikker organize a conference on competition in banking and finance:
Preliminary conference program“Competition in Banking & Finance”
Conference venue: “Het Kasteel”, Melkweg 1, Groningen, room 1:12.
University of Groningen and Dutch Central Bank
Keynote speeches: 45 minutes for presentation + 15 minutes for questions/discussion
20 minutes for presentation + 10 minutes for questions/discussion
Thursday September 21
Laura Spierdijk (University of Groningen)
13:00 – 13:30 HANDBOOK LECTURE by Harald Sander (Technische Hochschule Köln and Maastricht School of Management) and Stefanie Kleimeier (Open Universiteit and Maastricht University) “
Banking competition and interest rate pass-through”
13:30 – 14:00 Michiel van Leuvensteijn (ACM - Dutch Competition Authority) “
Competition and Bank Risk: The Effect of Securitization and Bank Capital
14:00 – 14:30 Antonio Bayeh (University Grenoble-Alpes) “
Competition, Securitization, and Efficiency in U.S. Banks
14:30 – 14:45 BREAK
14:45 – 15:15 HANDBOOK LECTURE by Daniele Titotto (University of Zurich) “
Shadow banking and competition: decomposing market power by activity
15:15 – 15:45 Seungho Choi (University of New South Wales) “Bank Competition and Bank Liquidity Creation”
– 16:00 BREAK
16:00 – 16:30 HANDBOOK LECTURE by Sotirios Kokas (University of Essex) “Bank market power and loan growth”
16:30 – 17:00 Irina Stanga (
DNB - Dutch Central Bank
Bank competition and fragility: The role of non-core liabilities
17:00 – 17:30 HANDBOOK LECTURE by Bastiaan Overvest (CPB -Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis) “
Adapting Conjectural Variations Methods to Banking Competition
19:00: start of conference dinner at De Pauw, see http://depauw.nl/.
Friday September 22
Jacob Bikker (Dutch Central Bank and Utrecht School of Economics)
9:00 – 10:00 keynote speech by Allen Berger (University of South Carolina) “
Revisiting Assumptions in Bank Competition Research
10:00 – 10:30 keynote speech by Klaas Knot (president of the Dutch Central Bank) 15 minutes for presentation + 15 minutes for questions/discussion + Handbook book presentation
10:30 – 11:00 BREAK
11:00 – 12:00 keynote speech by Sherrill Shaffer (University of Wyoming) “
A Meta-Perspective on Bank Competition Research and Policy
12:00 – 13:00 keynote speech by Christa Bouwman (
Texas A&M University
Bank Capital and Bank Stock Performance
13:00-14:00 lunch (at conference venue)
14:00 – 14:30 Rima Turk Ariss (IMF) and Tanakorn Makaew
(Securities and Exchange Commission/University of South Carolina) “
How Did Foreign Bank Lending Change during the Recent Financial Crisis? Evidence from a Very Comprehensive Dataset
14:30 – 15:00 HANDBOOK LECTURE by Christoffer Kok (European Central Bank) “
Competition and contestability in bank retail markets
15:00 – 15:30 David Mare (
University of Edinburgh Business School, World Bank) “
Market Power, Costs of State Intervention and the Global Financial Crisis
– 15:45 BREAK
15:45 – 16:15 Kostas Baltas (University of Essex) “
Assessing Bank Efficiency and Stability"
16:15 – 16:45 Pieter IJtsma (University of Groningen) “
Did banking deregulation in the United States strengthen economic growth? The importance of spatial spillovers
16:45 – 17:15 HANDBOOK LECTURE by Paolo Coccorese (University of Salerno) “
Banking competition and economic growth
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