Cass Business School and Tilburg University
Thorsten Beck is Professor of Banking and Finance at Cass Business School in London and Professor of Economics at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. He was the founding chair of the European Banking Center at Tilburg University from 2008 to 2013. Previously he worked in the research department of the World Bank and has also worked as consultant for – among others - the IMF, the European Commission, and the German Development Corporation. His research and policy work has focused on international banking and corporate finance and has been published in /Journal of Finance/, /Journal of Financial Economics/, /Journal of Monetary Economics/ and /Journal of Economic Growth/. His research and policy work has focused on Eastern, Central and Western Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. He is also Research Fellow in the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London and a Fellow in the Center for Financial Studies in Frankfurt. He studied at Tübingen University, Universidad de Costa Rica, University of Kansas and University of Virginia.
Articles by Thorsten Beck:
A Eurozone bank restructuring agency
18 November 2013, 7032 reads
Understanding Emerging Market Banks: A new eBook
6 November 2013, 11011 reads
Finance and growth
27 October 2013, 19083 reads
Banking union for Europe – where do we stand?
23 October 2013, 15531 reads
Supranational supervision: How much and for whom?
20 July 2013, 6131 reads
Migrating out of poverty: The role of finance
23 June 2013, 9615 reads
Doing Business – less icing, more cake!
6 June 2013, 8870 reads
Is more finance better? Disentangling intermediation and size effects of financial systems
8 April 2013, 10431 reads
Cyprus: What are the alternatives?
22 March 2013, 14869 reads
Why the rush? Short-term crisis resolution and long-term bank stability
16 October 2012, 5613 reads
Banking union for Europe - risks and challenges
16 October 2012, 15293 reads
Financial innovation: The good and the bad
2 October 2012, 21014 reads
Sex and credit: Is there a gender bias in lending?
16 September 2012, 8949 reads
Foreigners vs. natives: Bank lending and loan pricing
13 July 2012, 9336 reads
Banking union instead of Eurobonds – disentangling sovereign and banking crises
24 June 2012, 14258 reads
Cross-border banking and national supervision – could it work?
7 January 2012, 9869 reads
How to solve the crisis – and what to do about banks
28 October 2011, 5595 reads
The Future of Banking – solving the current crisis while addressing long-term challenges
25 October 2011, 8370 reads
Taxing banks – here we go again!
25 October 2011, 5641 reads
The Future of Banking - a new VoxEU.org eBook
25 October 2011, 4171 reads
Eurobonds without public guarantees: Insulating the financial sector from the European debt crisis
17 September 2011, 15048 reads
Financing Africa: New hopes and continuous challenges
16 September 2011, 5768 reads
Bank competition and stability: Cross-country heterogeneity
25 July 2011, 14909 reads
Cross-border banking in Europe
20 June 2011, 12383 reads
Can financial reform reduce tax evasion?
13 October 2010, 9054 reads
Finance for all? Banking structure reform may not be the way
6 October 2010, 9171 reads
The US financial reform bill: Hit or flop?
16 June 2010, 10894 reads
Financial sector taxation: Balancing fairness, efficiency, and stability
31 May 2010, 11136 reads
Finance, growth and development
14 May 2010, 6190 reads
Foreign banks and small and medium enterprises: Are they really estranged?
1 April 2010, 14321 reads
Bailing out the banks: Reconciling stability and competition
18 February 2010, 14411 reads
What explains the cost of remittances?
28 September 2009, 14037 reads
Are women better loan officers?
28 August 2009, 15902 reads
Finance in Africa – Achievements and challenges
20 July 2009, 14311 reads
Disaggregating financial development: The effects of lending to households and firms
9 July 2009, 15949 reads
Bank ownership and stability: Evidence from Germany
9 May 2009, 14684 reads
- What good are children?Deaton, Stone
- Money makes people right-wing and inegalitarianOswald, Powdthavee
- Job polarisation and the decline of middle-class workers’ wagesBoehm
- Searching for sources of inequalityFurceri, Loungani
- Measuring economic progressCoyle
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- The ECB’s stealth bailoutSinn
- 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