Competition and stability in the banking market (Part 1)

PROGRAMme THURSDAY 23 NOVEMBER
0930-1000

Registration

1000-1010Opening
Capitalization
1010-1050                              

Optimal Bank Recapitalization in Crowded Markets

Christoph Bertsch (Sveriges Riksbank), and Mike Mariathasan
Discussant: Konrad Raff (Norwegian School of Economics)

1050-1130                                              

Competition and Bank Risk: The Effect of Securitization and Bank Capital

Yener Altunbas, David Marques-Ibanez, and Michiel van Leuvensteijn (Dutch Competition Authority)
Discussant: Kenneth Fjell (Norwegian School of Economics)

1130-1230

Lunch

Competition and risk-taking 
1230-1310

Competition and the Riskiness of Banks’ Loan Portfolios

Øivind A. Nilsen (Norwegian School of Economics), L. Sørgard, K. W. Heimdal and K. J. Solberg
Discussant: Kurt R. Brekke, (The Norwegian Competition Authority)

1310-1350

Bank Competition, Risk-Taking and Financial Stability: Revisiting the Links with UK Data”

Sebastian de-Ramon (Bank of England), William B Francis and Michael Straughan
Discussant: Steffen Juranek (Norwegian School of Economics)

1350-1430 

Measuring banking competition. Measuring the unmeasurable?

Laura Spierdijk (University of Groningen)
Discussant: Øystein Foros (Norwegian School of Economics)

1430-1500

Coffee 

Credit risk, bank losses, and aggregate effects
1500-1540

Penalty-free prepayment and upfront fees in bank loans

Espen Eckbo, Xunhua Su, Karin Thorburn (Norwegian School of Economics)
Discussant: Hans K. Hvide (University of Bergen)

1540-1620 

Bank-Specific Shocks and House Price Growth in the U.S. 

Franziska Bremus, Thomas Krause (Halle Institute for Economic Research), and Felix Noth
Discussant: Håkon Tretvoll (Norwegian School of Economics)

1620-1700 

A model of credit risk in the corporate sector based on bankruptcy prediction

Ida Nervik Hjelseth and Arvid Raknerud (Statistics Norway)
Discussant: Svein-Arne Persson (Norwegian School of Economics)

1900-

Dinner at Restaurant Colonialen, Litteraturhuset

(by invitation only)

Please confirm your attendance to Anneliv.Scrase@snf.no no later than Monday 20.11. at 12.00.

PROGRAMme  FRIDAY 24 NOVEMBER
Local markets
0930-1010                                                                       

The Causal Impact of Distance on Bank Lending

Christoph Herpfer, Cornelius Schmidt, and Aksel Mjøs (Norwegian School of Economics)
Discussant: Katrine Holm Reiso (The Norwegian Competition Authority)

1010-1050

Sorry, We're Closed: Loan Conditions When Bank Branches Close and Firms Transfer to Another Bank

Diana Bonfim (Banco de Portugal), Gil Nogueira, and Steven Ongena
Discussant: Chiara Canta (Toulouse Business School)

1050-1130 

Banks’ Interest Rate Setting and Borrowers Risk in Local Competitive Markets

Morten Sæthre (Norwegian School of Economics)
Discussant: Arvid Raknerud (Statistics Norway)

1130-1230 

Lunch 

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