Research

The centre welcomes research in any area of banking. We place particular emphasis on the following topics:

  • Financial stability, bank regulation, supervision, and deposit insurance
  • Bank market structure
  • Investment and commercial banking
  • Innovation in banking
  • Valuation, performance, competition and efficiency
  • Risk management and corporate governance in banking
  • Cross-border banking and banking in emerging markets.

Centre for Banking Research Working Papers

Our members produce wide ranging and influential working papers, many of which address the recent financial crisis. Take a look at publications from the Centre for Banking Research.

2017

2013

WP-CBR-03-2013

Fabbri, D and L. F. Klapper
Bargaining Power and Trade Credit

WP-CBR-02-2013

Moessner, R and Allen, W
The liquidity consequences of the euro area sovereign debt crisis

WP-CBR-01-2013

Clare, A., Gulamhussen, M. A. and Pinheiro, C.
Multimarket contact and the cross-border expansion of commercial banks

2012

WP-CBR-02-2012

Allen, W. 
Government Debt Management and Monetary Policy in Britain since 1999

WP-CBR-01-2012

Clare, A., Gulamhussen, M. A. and Pinheiro, C.
What factors cause foreign banks to stay in London?

2011

WP-CBR-05-2011

Allen, W. A and Moessner, R
Reserve creation and reserve pooling in the international monetary system

WP-CBR-04-2011

Allen, W.A. and Moessner, R. 
The international propagation of the financial crisis of 2008 and a comparison with 1931

WP-CBR-03-2011

Casu, B, Dontis-Charitos, P, Staikouras, S, and Williams, J
How do acquirers fare in bank - insurance takeovers? A risk decomposition approach

WP-CBR-02-2011

Casu, B, Ferrari, A, Girardone, C and Wilson, J
Bank productivity in the eurozone

WP-CBR-01-2011

Arnaboldi, F and Casu, B
Corporate Governance in European Banking

2010

WP-CBR-07-2010

Caiazza, S, Clare, A and Pozzolo Franco, A.
What do foreigners want? Evidence from targets in bank cross-border M&As

WP-CBR-06-2010

Moessner, R and Allen, W
Banking Crises and the International Monetary System in the Great Depression and Now

WP-CBR-05-2010

Casu, B and Chiaramonte, L
Are CDS spreads a good proxy of bank risk? Evidence from the financial crisis

WP-CBR-04-2010

Arnaboldi, F and Claeys, P
Innovation and performance of European banks adopting Internet

WP-CBR-03-2010

Allen, W.A. and Moessner, R.
Central Bank Co-operation and International Liquidity in the Financial Crisis of 2008-9

WP-CBR-02-2010

Casu, B., Clare, A., Sarkisyan, A. and Thomas, S.
Does Securitization Reduce Credit Risk Taking? Empirical Evidence from US Bank Holding Companies

WP-CBR-01-2010
Heffernan, S. and Fu, X.
Bank Productivity Changes in Two Asian Giants

2009

WP-CBR-07-2009

Wilson, J.O.S., Casu, B., Girardone, C. and Molyneux, P.
Emerging Themes in Banking: Recent Literature and Directions for Future Research

WP-CBR-06-2009

Liu, H. and Wilson, J.O.S
The Profitability of Banks in Japan: The Road to Recovery?

WP-CBR-05-2009

Zhao, T., Casu, B. and Ferrari, A.
Regulatory Reform and Productivity Change in Indian Banking

WP-CBR-04-2009

Sarkisyan, A., Casu, B., Clare, A. and Thomas, S.
Securitization and Bank Performance

WP-CBR-03-2009

Naceur, S., Ben-Khedhiri, H. and Casu, B.
What Drives the Efficiency of Selected MENA Banks? A Meta-Frontier Analysis

WP-CBR-02-2009

Zhao, T., Casu, B. and Ferrari, A.
Competition and Risk Taking Incentives in the Lending Market: An Application to Indian Banking

WP-CBR-01-2009

Casu, B. and Girardone, C.
Does Competition Lead to Efficiency? The Case of EU Commercial Banks

2008

(Banking Related) Faculty of Finance Working Papers

WP-FF-04-2008

Heffernan, S., Fu, Xiaoqing (Maggie) and Fu, Xiaolan.
Financial Innovation in the UK

WP-FF-03-2008

Heffernan, S. and Fu, Xiaoqing (Maggie).
The Determinants of Bank Performance in China

WP-FF-02-2008

Fuertes, A., Izzledin, M and Kalotychou, E.
On Forecasting Daily Stock Volatility: the Role of Intraday Information and Market Conditions

WP-FF-01-2008

Fuertes, A., Heffernan, S and Kalotychou, E.
How do UK Banks React to Changing Central Bank Rates?