Thorsten Beck is Professor of Economics and Chairman of the European Banking CentER at Tilburg University. Before joining Tilburg University in 2008, he worked at the Development Research Group of the World Bank. 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 Economcis and Journal of Economic Growth. His operational and policy work has focused on 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:
Doing Business – less icing, more cake!
6 June 2013, 6607 reads
Is more finance better? Disentangling intermediation and size effects of financial systems
8 April 2013, 8535 reads
Cyprus: What are the alternatives?
22 March 2013, 13266 reads
Why the rush? Short-term crisis resolution and long-term bank stability
16 October 2012, 4603 reads
Banking union for Europe - risks and challenges
16 October 2012, 11878 reads
Financial innovation: The good and the bad
2 October 2012, 15142 reads
Sex and credit: Is there a gender bias in lending?
16 September 2012, 7559 reads
Foreigners vs. natives: Bank lending and loan pricing
13 July 2012, 6675 reads
Banking union instead of Eurobonds – disentangling sovereign and banking crises
24 June 2012, 10727 reads
Cross-border banking and national supervision – could it work?
7 January 2012, 8349 reads
How to solve the crisis – and what to do about banks
28 October 2011, 5044 reads
Taxing banks – here we go again!
25 October 2011, 4724 reads
The Future of Banking - a new VoxEU.org eBook
25 October 2011, 3465 reads
The Future of Banking – solving the current crisis while addressing long-term challenges
25 October 2011, 6902 reads
Eurobonds without public guarantees: Insulating the financial sector from the European debt crisis
17 September 2011, 13081 reads
Financing Africa: New hopes and continuous challenges
16 September 2011, 4907 reads
Bank competition and stability: Cross-country heterogeneity
25 July 2011, 11505 reads
Cross-border banking in Europe
20 June 2011, 9826 reads
Can financial reform reduce tax evasion?
13 October 2010, 7674 reads
Finance for all? Banking structure reform may not be the way
6 October 2010, 7134 reads
The US financial reform bill: Hit or flop?
16 June 2010, 10008 reads
Financial sector taxation: Balancing fairness, efficiency, and stability
31 May 2010, 9839 reads
Finance, growth and development
14 May 2010, 5751 reads
Foreign banks and small and medium enterprises: Are they really estranged?
1 April 2010, 11404 reads
Bailing out the banks: Reconciling stability and competition
18 February 2010, 12987 reads
What explains the cost of remittances?
28 September 2009, 11022 reads
Are women better loan officers?
28 August 2009, 13135 reads
Finance in Africa – Achievements and challenges
20 July 2009, 12274 reads
Disaggregating financial development: The effects of lending to households and firms
9 July 2009, 13298 reads
Bank ownership and stability: Evidence from Germany
9 May 2009, 11766 reads
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