International Monetary Fund and CEPR
Luc Laeven is a Lead Economist in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund. Prior to this, he was a Senior Financial Economist in the Financial Sector Department of the World Bank and worked at ABN Amro Bank. His research focuses on international banking and corporate finance issues and has been published in top academic journals, including the American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies. He has also co-edited a book on Systemic Financial Crises: Containment and Resolution published by Cambridge University Press and a Reader on International Corporate Finance. He is a Research Affiliate in the Financial Economics Programme of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London and a Research Associate at the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI). He has studied at Tilburg University, the University of Amsterdam, and the London School of Economics.
Articles by Luc Laeven:
Corporate governance of banks and financial stability
21 July 2014, 7472 reads
Are banks too large?
31 May 2014, 18362 reads
Thin capitalisation rules and corporate leverage
29 March 2014, 7280 reads
The curse of advanced economies in resolving banking crises
9 July 2012, 10474 reads
Bank governance and regulation
25 October 2011, 10917 reads
US overinvestment in housing: Was the bankruptcy code to blame?
25 January 2011, 11566 reads
Fiddling with accounting rules won’t fix the banks
7 October 2009, 13589 reads
A common EU approach to corporate taxation
9 December 2008, 13462 reads
Cost of resolving the crisis: Lessons from 35 years of crises
31 October 2008, 18522 reads
Bank governance and regulation interact: One size won’t fit all
29 September 2008, 14716 reads
Subprime crises: New evidence on the credit boom's role
4 February 2008, 26241 reads
Pension funds and corporate governance: shareholder discipline or entrenchment of control?
25 October 2007, 11220 reads
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- Educated in America: College graduates and high school dropoutsHeckman, LaFontaine
- Eurozone breakup would trigger the mother of all financial crisesEichengreen
- Panic-driven austerity in the Eurozone and its implicationsDe Grauwe, Ji
- Debt, deleveraging, and the liquidity trap: A new modelKrugman