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Bank Bailouts and Moral Hazard: Evidence from Germany

Lammertjan Dam and Michael Koetter.

in The Review of Financial Studies

August 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Banking; Financial Regulation; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 16089 words.

We use a structural econometric model to provide empirical evidence that safety nets in the banking industry lead to additional risk taking. To identify the moral hazard effect of bailout...

Competition in the Financial Sector: Overview of Competition Policies

Stijn Claessens.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Financial Regulation; Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 14732 words.

Competition in the financial sector, as in other sectors, matters for allocative, productive, and dynamic efficiency. Theory suggests, however, that unfettered competition is not...

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Competition, Risk-shifting, and Public Bail-out Policies

Reint Gropp, Hendrik Hakenes and Isabel Schnabel.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Financial Regulation; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 16678 words.

This article empirically investigates the competitive effects of government bail-out policies. We construct a measure of bail-out perceptions by using rating information. From there, we...

Entrepreneurship and Development: The Role of Information Asymmetries

Leora F. Klapper and Inessa Love.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Regulation; Corporate Regulation; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Business and Management. 2367 words.

This article reviews the literature on the relationship between entrepreneurship and economic development and introduces four symposium articles. A common thread is that information...

The Impact of Business Environment Reforms on New Registrations of Limited Liability Companies

Leora Klapper and Inessa Love.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Regulation; Corporate Regulation; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Business and Management. 9271 words.

Panel data for 91 countries are used to study how the ease of registering a business and the magnitude of registration reforms affect new registrations of limited liability companies...

The market for bigness: economic power and competition agencies’ duty to curtail it

Adi Ayal.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

October 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Welfare Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Financial Regulation. 13430 words.

In its early days antitrust policy was motivated largely by public fears regarding economic power, the excess influence owners of large businesses might exert over political and commercial...

The Role of Regulation on Entry: Evidence from the Italian Provinces

Francesco Bripi.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Regulation; Corporate Regulation; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Business and Management. 10733 words.

This paper studies the effects of differences in local administrative burdens in Italy in the years 2005–2007 preceding a major reform that sped up firm registration procedures. Combining...

Self-Regulation and Government Oversight

Peter M. DeMarzo, Michael J. Fishman and Kathleen M. Hagerty.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Financial Regulation; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 10948 words.

Self-regulation is a feature of a number of professions. For example, in the U.S. the government delegates aspects of financial market regulation to self-regulatory organizations (SROs)...

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The Shadow Cost of Bank Capital Requirements

Roni Kisin and Asaf Manela.

in The Review of Financial Studies

July 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Financial Regulation; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 17061 words.

We estimate the shadow cost of capital requirements using data on a costly loophole that allowed banks to relax these constraints. This loophole—liquidity guarantees to asset-backed...

A Theory of “Crying Wolf” : The Economics of Money Laundering Enforcement

Előd Takáts.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

April 2011; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Financial Regulation; Law and Economics; Economics. 15202 words.

The article shows how excessive reporting, called “crying wolf”, can dilute the information value of reports and how more reports can mean less information. Excessive reporting is...

Weather Index Insurance for Agriculture and Rural Areas in Lower-Income Countries

Barry J. Barnett and Olivier Mahul.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Environmental Economics; Law and Economics; Agricultural Economics; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Insurance. 3795 words.

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