How to prevent Zombie Lending coming to life

Author(s):

Max Bruche

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

This article considers the problems that governments and regulators face in preventing zombie lending, where insolvent banks continue lending to insolvent borrowers in order to hide losses and "gamble for resurrection"

Updated: 14/04/2014
Comments:
Views: 155

When Arm’s Length Is Too Far. Relationship Banking over the Business Cycle.

Author(s):

Thorsten Beck

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

Does relationship banking, where banks and their clients interact closely on lending decisions, offer the best method for insulating SMEs from a financial downturn?

Updated: 10/03/2014
Comments:
Views: 379

Are Cash Flow Forecasts issued with Earnings Estimates when Earnings Quality is low?

Author(s):

Pawel Bilinski

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

This study examines the recent trend of analysts issuing cash flow forecasts to complement their earnings estimates.

Updated: 13/02/2014
Comments:
Views: 902

What can Researchers and Policy Makers learn from each other?

Author(s):

Thorsten Beck

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

The CEPR 30th anniversary conference held in London last November featured panel discussions on how researchers and policy makers interact. Professor Thorsten Beck ruminates on those discussions.

Updated: 06/01/2014
Comments:
Views: 488

Lessons from the financial crisis: Finance and Growth

Author(s):

Thorsten Beck

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

Comment - with the long lingering effects of the Global Financial Crisis still being felt, Professor Thorsten Beck defends his position that Finance can still be good for economic growth.

Updated: 24/12/2013
Comments:
Views: 654

What Skills Might Be Needed In Appointments To Manage and Lead Organisations?

Comment - Professor Chris Rowley invokes the still relevant 1950s work by Katz in a short piece on management recruitment.

Updated: 13/12/2013
Comments:
Views: 529

Shadow banking – how to regulate it?

Author(s):

Thorsten Beck

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

Comment - Shadow banking is back in the news, both as alternative financing source for SMEs and as an instrument for banks to manage their capital efficiently. Professor Thorsten Beck talks about the topic that energises regulatory and policy makers globally.

Updated: 13/12/2013
Comments:
Views: 957

Credit Rating Agencies: Who Needs Them?

Author(s):

Paolo Volpin

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

Comment - Professor Paolo Volpin discusses the significant power Credit Rating Agencies wield, and what should be done to curtail it.

Updated: 04/12/2013
Comments:
Views: 547

The challenges facing management in a rapidly changing business environment

Technology and societal changes are dramatically changig the business environment. This article argues the case for organisations to rely less on outdated hierarchical management practice, and embrace the need for adaptability and innovation.

Updated: 20/11/2013
Comments:
Views: 2,754