Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journals

The resurgence of cultural borders during the financial crisis: The changing geography of Eurozone cross-border depositing (with S. Kleimeier and S. Heuchemer), Journal of Financial Stability 24, 2016: 12-26.

Introduction: Global Banking, Financial Stability, and Post-Crisis Policy Challenges Symposium (with S. Kleimeier), Comparative Economic Studies, 56, 2014, 253-256.

Les activités bancaires transfrontalières de détail : un aspect méconnu de la mondialisation financière en temps de crise (with S. Kleimeier), Revue D’Economie Financière, 112, Décembre 2013, 211-239.

Cross-Border Retail Banking: Exploring the Unknown Financial Globalization in Times of Financial Crises (with S. Kleimeier), Credit and Capital Markets (Kredit und Kapital), 46(2), 2013, 247-274.

Financial Crises and Cross-Border Banking: New Evidence (with S. Heuchemer and S. Kleimeier), Journal of International Money and Finance32 (February), 2013, 884-915.

E(M)U Effects and Global Cross-Border Banking (with S. Heuchemer and S. Kleimeier), Economic Letters 118 (January), 2013, 91-93.

 Banking Market Integration in the SADC Countries: Evidence from Interest Rate Analyses (with M. Aziakpono and S. Kleimeier), Applied Economics 44:29, 2012, 3857-3876.

The Determinants of Cross-Border Lending in the Euro Zone (with S. Heuchemer and S. Kleimeier), Comparative Economic Studies 51(4), 2009. 467-499.

Expected Versus Unexpected Monetary Policy Impulses and Interest Rate Pass-Through in Eurozone Retail Banking (with S. Kleimeier), Journal of Banking and Finance 30(7), 2006, 1839-1870.

Regional versus Global Integration of Eurozone Retail Banking Markets: Understanding the Recent Evidence from Price-Based Integration Measures, (with S. Kleimeier), Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 46(3), 353-368, 2006.

Convergence of Interest Rate Pass-Through in a Wider Euro Zone?, (with S. Kleimeier), Economic Systems 30(4), 405-423, 2006.

Interest Rate Pass-Through in the Common Monetary Area of the SACU Countries, (with S. Kleimeier), South African Journal of Economics 74(2), 215-229, 2006.

Convergence in Eurozone Retail Banking? What Interest Rate Pass-Through Tells Us about Monetary Policy Transmission, Competition and Integration, (with S. Kleimeier), Journal of International Money and Finance 23(3), 461-492, 2004.

European Financial Market Integration: Evidence on the Emergence of a Single Eurozone Retail Banking Market, (with S. Kleimeier), Research in Banking and Finance 3, 13-91, 2003.

Contagion and Causality: An Empirical Investigation of Four Asian Crisis Episodes, (with S. Kleimeier), Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money 13(2), 171-186, 2003.

Towards a Single Retail Banking Market? New Evidence from Euroland on the Role of the Euro, (with S. Kleimeier), CERC Working Paper No 4/2003, Contemporary Europe Research Centre (CERC) of the University of Melbourne (double-blind refereed), 2003.

Asymmetric Adjustment of Commercial Bank Interest Rates in the Euro Area: An Empirical Investigation into Interest Rate Pass-Through, (with S. Kleimeier), Kredit und Kapital 2, 161-192, 2002.

Regionalisation Versus Globalisation in European Financial Market Integration: Evidence from Co-Integration Analyses, (with S. Kleimeier), Journal of Banking and Finance 24, 1005-1043, 2000.

Was ist Neostrukturalismus? Eine Erwiderung auf Sell und Stiefl, Jahrbuch für Sozialwissenschaft 2, 287-294, 1992.

International Debt Management and the Autonomy of Debtor Nations, in: Economics, Vol. 43, 40-78, no year.

“Anpassung mit Wachstum” oder Schuldenerleichterungen? Die theoretischen Grundlagen einer verstärkten Kooperation von IWF und Weltbank, Kredit und Kapital, 23.Jg, Heft 1, 1-29, 1990.

Strukturalistische Makroökonomik: Kritik der IWF-Stabilisierungstheorie, Jahrbuch für Sozialwissenschaften, Band 40, Heft 2, 202-226, 1989.

Monographs and Edited Books

Integrating Europe’s Retail Banking Markets: Where Do We Stand?, (with S. Kleimeier), CEPS Research Reports in Finance and Banking, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Brussels, 2007.

Consumer Credit in the Eurozone: Evidence on the Emergence of a Single Eurozone Retail Banking Market, (with S. Kleimeier), ECRI Research Report No. 2, European Credit Research Institute (ECRI), Brussels, 2002.

World Trade after the Uruguay Round. Prospects and Policy Options for the 21st Century, (edited with A. Inotai), London: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy 2, 1996.

Economic and Corporate Restructuring. Experiences and Challenges of the Decade, (edited with K.S. Kim, S. Foster and M.S.S. El-Namaki), Leiderdorp: Lansa, 1996.

Trade and Industrialization: Policy Issues and Perspectives for Developing Countries (edited with K.S. Kim and M.S.S. El-Namaki) Maastricht: RVB/MSM, 1993.

Kapitalbildung, Finanzmärkte und Beschäftigung. Eine vergleichende Studie makroökonomischer Analysekonzepte, Baden-Baden: Nomos Schriften zur monetären Ökonomie, Band 24, 1986.

Contributions to Edited Book and Other Journals

Banking Competition and Interest Rate Pass-Through (with S. Kleimeier), in: Bikker, J.A. and L. Spierdijk (eds), Handbook of Competition in Banking and Finance, Cheltenham (Edgar Elgar), 2017: 305-322.

Strategic Relationship Development: A German-U.S. University Case Study (with K.M. Learch, St. K. Paulsen and E. Schuch), in: Banks, C., Siebe-Herbig, B. and K. Norton (eds), Global Perspectives on Strategic International Partnerships. A Guide to Building Sustainable Academic Linkages, Institute of International Education, Washington D.C. and DAAD, Bonn, 2016: 13-24.

What Holds Back Eco-Innovations? A “Green Growth Diagnostics” Approach, in: Ramiah, V. and G.N. Gregorio, G.N (eds.), Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance, Elsevier (North Holland), 2016: 147-164.

Cross-Border Retail Banking, in: L.R. Rochon and S. Rossi (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Central Banking, Edgar Elgar Publishing 2015: 128-130.

Hochschulausbildung für eine nachhaltige und integrative Entwicklung in Europa im Zeitalter der fortschreitenden Globalisierung (with S.Heuchemer, in: Becker, K., Eckardt, B., Heuchemer, S., Kaminski, W., Küchler, R., Schwartmann, R (Hrsg.), Die Wissenschaft von der Praxis denken. Festschrift für Joachim Metzner zum 70. Geburtstag, Verlag der Universitätsdruckerei H. Schmidt, Mainz 2013, 52-66.

An Investigation of the Interest Rate Risk and Exchange Rate Risk of rhe European Financial Sector: Euro Zone Versus Non-Euro Zone Countries (with Amalia Di Iorio and Robert Faff), Journal of Accounting and Management Information Systems, Faculty of Accounting and Management Information Systems, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, 12(2), June 2013, 319-344.

Reverse Logistics Network Design for Recycling of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) in China: A Shanghai Case Study – (with Steffen Wolfer and Frank Gogoll), in: Value Chain Services – Achieving Higher Performance in Health Care, Proceedings of the “International Conference on Value Chain Sustainability 2011 (ICOVACS 2011), , November 14-16, 2011, Leuven, Belgium, ISBN-number 978-94-6018-478-9, p. 45-58.

Theorie und Praxis der Internationalisierung der Managementausbildung im Zeitalter der unvollständigen Globalisierung (with Sylvia Heuchemer), in: Bauer, M., Pfeiffer-Rupp, R., Sasse, C. and Wienen, U. (Eds.): Sprache, Literatur, Kultur: Translatio delectat. Festschrift für Lothar Cerny zum 65. Geburtstag. Münster: LIT, 2011.

Interest Rate Pass-Through in an Enlarged Europe: The Role of Domestic and Foreign Competition for Monetary Policy Transmission, (with S. Kleimeier), Financieel Forum – Bank en Financiewezen / Forum Financier – Revue Bancaire et Financière 2, 106-113, 2005.

Currency Crises in the Tropics: A Short Introduction to the Policy Implications of Original Sin, in: Institute for Technology in the Tropics (Ed.), Technology, Resource Management and Development: 25 Years of Interdisciplinary Research for the Tropics and Subtropics, University of Applied Sciences Cologne, 2004, 153-160, 2004.

Finanzmarktintegration und Finanzkrisen: Wie können Entwicklungsländer von der Globalisierung der Finanzmärkte profitieren?, in: Ohr, R. (ed.), Globalisierung – Herausforderungen an die Wirtschaftspolitik, Berlin: Duncker und Humblot, 189-216, 2004.

Electronic Commerce and the GATS Negotiations, Comment on a paper by Claude E. Barfield, in: Barfield, C.E., Heiduk, G., Welfens, P.J.J. (eds.), Internet, Economic Growth and Globalization, Perspectives on the New Economy in Europe, Japan and the USA, Berlin-Heidelberg-NewYork: Springer Verlag, 305-310, 2003.

Openness and Growth: On the Limitations of the Cross-Country Evidence, in: Lang, F.P. and R. Ohr (eds.), Integration, Währung und Wachstum: Dimensionen internationaler Wirtschaftsbeziehungen, Festschrift für Dieter Bender zum 60. Geburtstag, Berlin: Duncker und Humblot, 291-310, 2002.

Integrating E-Commerce into the World Trading System. in: Audretsch, D. and P.J.J. Welfens (eds.), The New Economy and Economic Growth in Europe and the US, Heidelberg and New York: Springer, 253-270, 2002.

Towards a Wider Europe: Eastern Europe’s Rocky Road into the European Union, in: Hancock, L. and C. O’Brian (eds.), Rewriting Rights in Europe, Aldershot: Ashgate, 121-150, 2000.

Reunifying Europe Economically: Flying Geese over Rocky Roads?, in: El-Namaki, M.S.S., Samson, R., Aidis, R. and V. Moharir (eds.), Strategic Issues at the Dawn of a New Millennium, Leiderdorp: Lansa, 297-318, 1999.

Miraculous Lessons: What can be learned from comparative analyses of integration?, in: Heiduk, G., (ed.), Integration of Central and Eastern European Countries into the World Economy, Hamburg: Duisburger Volkswirtschaftliche Schriften, Band 28, 189-216, 1997.

Strategische Integration in die Weltwirtschaft: Kann Osteuropa von Ostasien lernen? in: Fritz, W., Lang, F.P. and G. Wäscher (eds.), Technik, Markt, Umwelt, Berlin: Pöschl, 137-155, 1996.

Editors’ Introduction (with A. Inotai), in: Sander, H. and A. Inotai (eds.), World Trade after the Uruguay Round: Prospects and Policy Options for the 21st Century, London: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy 2, 1-17, 1996.

Multilateralism, Regionalism, and Globalisation: The Challenges to the World Trading System, in: Sander, H. and A. Inotai (eds.), World Trade after the Uruguay Round: Prospects and Policy Options for the 21st Century, London: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy 2, 16-36, 1996.

Deep Integration, Shallow Regionalism, and Strategic Openness. Three Notes on Economic Integration in East Asia, in: Lang, F.P. and R. Ohr (eds.), International Economic Integration. Heidelberg: Physica Studies in Contemporary Economics, 211-244, 1995.

Arbeit, in: Stiftung Entwicklung und Frieden (ed.) , Globale Trends 1996, Frankfurt: Fischer, 230-255, 1995.

Wirtschaftliche Transformation in Osteuropa zwischen Stabilisierung und Restrukturierung, in: Brock, L. and I. Hauchler (Eds.), Entwicklung in Mittel- und Osteuropa. Über Chancen und Risiken der Transformation, Bonn: Stiftung Entwicklung und Frieden, 79-115, 1993.

Dynamic Competitive Advantages in Micro-Electronics and the Newly Industrialized Countries, in: El-Namaki, M.S.S., Kim, K.S. and H. Sander (eds.), Trade and Industrialization: Policy Issues and Perspectives for Developing Countries, Maastricht: RVB/MSM, 125-138, 1993

Schuldenerleichterung und globaler Umweltschutz, in: Uhlig, C. (ed.), Fragen der Umweltpolitik in Entwicklungsländern, Bochum 1991, 79-87.

Der Patman/Cavallo-Effect, WiSt – Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Studium, Heft 6, Juni, 295-297, 1991.

Die “Debt Relief Laffer-Kurve”. Zur Ökonomik freiwilliger Schuldenerleichterungen im Rahmen des “Brady-Plans” , WiSt-Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Studium, Heft 9, September, 463-466, 1990.

Multilaterale Auflagenpolitik, alternative Konditionalität oder Alternativen zur Konditionalität?, in: Hankel, W. and H. Sander, Beiträge zur Analyse der Schuldenkrise und ihrer Bekämpfung, Bochum, 27-65, 1989

The “Debt Crisis of the Developing Countries”: Underlying Facts and Approaches to a Solution, Journal of Technology Introduction 1, Shen-Zhen, Peoples Republic of China (in chinese translation), 81-84, 1989.

Das internationale Schuldenmanagement und die Autonomie der Schuldnerländer, in: Bender, D. and H. Sander, Die internationale Verschuldung der Entwicklungsländer im Konfliktfeld von Schuldner-Gläubiger-Interessen und multilateraler Auflagenpolitik, Bochum, 36-94, 1988.

Working Papers

Deposit Insurance in Times of Crises: Safe Haven or Regulatory Arbitrage? (with S. Kleimeier and Shusen Qi). Updated version (May 2017), Globus Working Paper 2015-1 and Maastricht University GSBE Research Memoranda RM15/26.

The Resurgence of Cultural Borders in International Finance during the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Eurozone Cross-Border Depositing    (with S. Kleimeier and S. Heuchemer). GLOBUS Working Paper 2014-2 and Maastricht University GSBE Research Memoranda RM 14/013.

Overindebted Youth: Unemployment and Deleveraging in the Euro Zone. GLOBUS Working Paper 2012-1.

Internationalisierung der Managementausbildung im Zeitalter der unvollständigen Globalisierung: Eine Reflexion über 10 Jahre GlobalMBA (with S. Heuchemer), GLOBUS Working Paper 2011-01,

The Use and Usefulness of OECD’s “Green Growth Diagnostics”. GLOBUS Working Paper 2011-03.

What Can Be Learned from “Green Growth Diagnostics” for Greening the Growth Path of China? – Conceptual Issues and Industry Evidence, MsM Working Paper 2011/23. November.

The Geography of European Cross-Border Banking: The Impact of Cultural and Political Factors (with S. Heuchemer and S. Kleimeier and METEOR Research Memorandum RM/08/008, Maastricht University, 2008.

Banking Market Integration in the SADC Countries: Evidence from Interest Rate Analyses (with M. Aziakpono and S. Kleimeier), METEOR Research Memorandum RM/07/047, Maastricht University, 2007.

Interest Rate Pass-Through In the Common Monetary Area of the SACU Countries (with S. Kleimeier), METEOR Research Memorandum RM/06/023, Maastricht University, 2006.

Regional Versus Global Integration of Euro Zone Retail Banking Markets: Understanding the Recent Evidence from Price-Based Integration Measures, (with S. Kleimeier), METEOR Research Memorandum RM/05/032, Maastricht University, 2005.

Expected versus Unexpected Monetary Policy Impulses and Interest Rate Pass-Through in Eurozone Retail Banking, (with S. Kleimeier), METEOR Research Memorandum RM/04/001, Maastricht University, 2004.

Interest Rate Pass-Through in an Enlarged Europe: The Role of Banking Market Structure for Monetary Policy Transmission in Transition Countries, METEOR Research Memorandum RM/04/044, (with S. Kleimeier), Maastricht University, 2004.

Convergence in Eurozone Retail Banking? What Interest Rate Pass-Through Tells Us About Monetary Policy Transmission, Competition and Integration, METEOR Research Memorandum RM/03/037, (with S. Kleimeier), Maastricht University, 2003.

European Financial Market Integration: Evidence on the Emergence of a Single Eurozone Retail Banking Market, (with S. Kleimeier), METEOR Research Memorandum RM/02/063, Maastricht University, 2002.

Towards a Single Retail Banking Market? New Evidence from Euroland, METEOR Research Memorandum RM/02/062, (with S. Kleimeier), Maastricht University, 2002.

Contagion and Causality: An Empirical Investigation of Four Asian Crisis Episodes, METEOR Research Memorandum RM/02/061, (with S. Kleimeier), Maastricht University, 2002.

Internationaler Handel mit mikroelektronischen Erzeugnissen, Produktzyklen und Entwicklungsländer (with D. Bender), Bochum, 1990.

Conference Contributions  and Public Lectures (Selection 2000 – today)

Banking Competition and Interest Rate Pass-Through, Conference “Competition in Banking and Finance”, University of Groningen and Dutch Central Bank, Groningen September 21, 2017.

Whatever it takes: Retail Banking Market Integration and Financial Stability in the Eurozone, Jean Monnet Keynote Lecture to the International Conference on Banking and Finance at the University of Warsaw, July 10, 2017.

International Panel “25 Years after Maastricht: The Future of Money and Finance in Europe” with Benoît Cœuré,  Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Professor Barry Eichengreen, University of California at Berkeley, Daniel Gros (CEPS), Hans-Helmut Kotz (Frankfurt and Harvard)  and Robert McCauley (BIS), Maastricht University, February 16, 2017 (Co-organizer and Co-Moderator)

Jean Monnet workshop on “Financial globalization and its spillovers -monetary and exchange rate policy in times of crises”  TH Köln and University Maastricht (co-organizer), February 16-17, 2017.

Jean Monnet Lecture: Banking Market Integration in the Euro Area. Research Strategies, Policy Implications and lessons for Africa, University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), February 9, 2017.

Deposit Insurance in Times of Crises: Safe Haven or Regulatory Arbitrage? Research Seminar (with S. Kleimeier and Shusen Qi), presented at:

Jean Monnet Lecture: Rebalancing Sovereignty And Stability in the Euro Area, University of Warsaw, April 24, 2016.

Jean Monnet Lecture: Rebalancing Sovereignty And Stability in the Euro Area, University of Warsaw, April 24, 2016.

Europe at the Crossroads: The Future of the Euro Area and Europe. A Jean Monnet Chair Panel Discussion (Organizer & Moderator), TH Köln, January 15, 2016.

Deposit Insurance in Times of Crises: Safe Haven or Regulatory Arbitrage? Research Seminar at NBP – National Bank of Poland, Research Seminar, Warsaw, November 18, 2015.

The Resurgence of Cultural Borders in European Cross-Border Depositing (with S. Heuchemer and S. Kleimeier), presented at:

  • Journal of Corporate Finance Culture and Finance Conference, Winston-Salem NC, April 16-18, 2015.
  • XXIII International Rome Conference on Money, Banking and Finance. Rome, December 2014.
  • DNB Research Seminar, Dutch Central Bank, Amsterdam, October 14, 2014.

Interest Rate Pass-Through and Banking Crises (with S. Kleimeier and J. Beckmann), presented at-;

  • 12th INFINITI Conference on International Finance, Prato, June 2014.
  • Financial Management Association, Maastricht, June 2014.

What holds back Eco-Innovation? A “Green Growth Diagnostics” Approach, 1st Conference of Natural Resources and Development, Viña del Mar, Chile, November 2013.

Culture, Trust and Cross-Border Depositing (with S. Kleimeier and S. Heuchemer), presented at

  • University of Liège, Liège, November 2013
  • Financial Management Association, Chicago, October 2013
  • 11th Infinty Conference on International Finance, Aix-en-Provence, June 2013

Interest Rate Pass-Through and Banking Crisies (with J. Beckmann and S. Kleimeier), Financial Globalization and Sustainable Finance: Implications for Policy and Practice, Cape Town, May 2013.

Panelist “Germany and the Eurozone”, Euromoney: The Germany Conference, Berlin, April 2013.

Cross-Border Banking and Financial Crises, presented at: 46. Radein Research Seminar: A new global financial architecture in the aftermath of the crisis: A European view, Radein, February 2013.

Symposium „ Global Banking, Financial Stability, and Post-Crisis Policy Challenges“, Maastricht University, February 2013 (co-organizer, opening speach, closing remarks).

Overindebted Youth: Unemployment and Deleveraging in the Euro Zone, presented at: MsM 2nd Annual Research Conference: Our Youth: Conflict or Prosperity, Maastricht, September 2012.

The Use and Usefulness of Growth Diagnostics, 2nd Amman-Cologne Symposium “Green Growth and Water Resources in the MENA Region”, Amman, Jordan, January 23, 2012.

Financial Crises and Cross-Border Banking: New Evidence, presented at:

  • Financial Management Association, Atlanta, USA, October 2012.
  • VIII Workshop in Public Policy Design: Financial System Perspectives and the Crisis, Universitat de Girona, Spain, May 2012.
  • EMG-ESRC Workshop on Global Linkages and Financial Crises, City University, London, April 2012.
  • XX International Tor Vergata Conference on Money, Banking and Finance, Rome, December 2011.
  • 9th INFINITI Conference on International Finance, Dublin, June 2011.

E(M)U Effects in Global Cross-Border Banking, presented at:

  • Financial Management Association, European Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2012.
  • Financial Management Association, Denver, USA, October 2011.
  • 9th INFINITI Conference on International Finance, Dublin, Ireland, June 2011.
  • XIX International ‘Tor Vergata’ Conference on Banking and Finance, Rome, Italy, December 2010.
  • Financial Management Association Annual Conference, New York, October, 20, 2010.

Reverse Logistics Network Design for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) in China. A Shanghai Case Study on Eco-Innovation in Industry, presented at:

  • The 9th GLOBELICS International Conference “Creativity, Innovation and Economic Development”, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 14-17, 2011
  • International Conference on Value Chain Sustainability 2011 (ICOVACS 2011), Value Chain Services – Achieving Higher Performance in Health Care, November 14-16, 2011, Leuven, Belgium.
  • The 6th International Seminar on Regional Innovation Policies “Constructing Sustainable Advantage for European Regions”, CIRCLE, Lund University, Sweden, October 13-14, 2011.
  • The 8th Asialics International Conference “Innovation for Sustainable Development and Climate Change Resilience in Asia”, Hanoi, Vietnam, July 07-09, 2011.

Towards a Sustainable Euro(pe): On the Genesis and Aftermath of the Euro (Area Debt) Crisis, Business, Society and Law Seminar Series, Graduate School of Business and Law, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Melbourne, Australia, March 31, 2011.

Banking Market Integration in the SADC Countries: Evidence from Interest Rate Analyses, presented at:

  • Global Development Finance Conference, Stellenbosch, South Africa November, 24-26, 2010.
  • Financial Management Association Annual Conference, New York, October, 21, 2010.
  • Financial Management Association, European Conference, Luxembourg, June 2013.
  • INFINITY Conference 2010 on International Finance, Dublin, Trinity College, June 14-15, 2010.

Culture and Economic Exchange, presented at:
10th International Business Research Conference, Co-sponsored by Coggin College of Business, University of North Florida and The School of Management – Warsaw University, 12-13 February 2010, Jacksonville, FL. USA.

The Geography of European Cross-Border Banking: The Impact of Cultural and Political Factors (with S.Heuchemer and S. Kleimeier) presented at:

  • University Maastricht Jubilee Conference: European Economic and Financial Integration: 15 years after the Maastricht Treaty, Maastricht, 3 December 2008.
  • European Central Bank, Thematic Session for the Meeting of the ECB Working Group on Monetary and Financial Statistics, Frankfurt, 29 October 2008.
  • INFINITY Conference on International Finance, Trinity College Dublin. 9-10 June 2008.

The Determinants of Cross-Border Lending in the Euro Zone (with S. Heuchemer und S. Kleimeier), presented at:

  • Third Conference of the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Beijing International Studies University and the University of North Florida, 13 October 2008, hosted by the Institute of Global Business and Society at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Cologne.
  • International Seminar: International Financial Integration: Measures and Determinants, Instituto Valenciano de Investigationes Economicas, Valencia, 19 September 2008
  • 14th Dubrovnik Economic Conference organized by The Croation National Bank, 25-28 June 2008.
  • 8th International Business Research Conference, Co-sponsored by Coggin College of Business, University of North Florida and The School of Management – Warsaw University, 8-9 February 2008 Jacksonville, FL. USA.

Coordinator “Special Sessions on Retail Banking Integration” for INFINITY Conference on International Finance, Trinity College Dublin. 9-10 June 2008.

Banking Market Integration in the SADC Countries: Evidence from Interest Rate Analyses. (with M. Aziakpono and S. Kleimeier), presented at:

  • XVIII International Tor Vergata Conference on Money, Banking, and Finance. “Global Institutions for Global Markets”. December 2009
  • ERSA Workshop on Perspective of Economic Integration in Africa, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, June 2008.
  • National Conference on Creating, Developing Value in Africa in the Global Context, Sun City, North West Province, South Africa, May 2008.
  • Emerging Markets Finance Conference 2008, CASS Business School, City of London , 15 – 16 May 2008
  • The Biennial Conference of the Economic Society of South Africa, Johannesburg, 10 – 12 September 2007.

Conference Organizer “1st Institute of Global Business and Society (GLOBUS) Conference on Culture and the Economy: Economic Globalization, Cultural Diversity and Cross-Cultural Competence”, Cologne University of Applied Science, 8 October, 2007.

Do cultural affinities influence international trade? (with S. Heuchemer), presented at:

  • 1st Institute of Global Business and Society (GLOBUS) Conference on Culture and the Economy: Economic Globalization, Cultural Diversity and Cross-Cultural Competence”, Cologne University of Applied Science, 8 October, 2007.
  • 7th International Business Research Conference, Co-sponsored by Coggin College of Business, University of North Florida and The School of Management – Warsaw University, 9-10 February 2007 Jacksonville, FL. USA.

From Fragmentation to Integration? Understanding the Recent Evidence from European Retail Banking Market, presented at:

  • New York University, Global Business Institute, Cross Disciplinary Strategy Seminar, 23 February 2006.
  • Centre for European Policy Studies, Task Force on “The Internal Market for Retail Banking Services”, Brussels, 19 October 2005.

Interest Rate Pass-Through in an Enlarged Europe: The Role of Domestic and Foreign Competition For Monetary Policy Transmission, presented at:

  • 3rd Euroframe Conference on Economic Policy Issues in the EU, Berlin 2 June 2006.
  • XIV International “Tor Vergata” Conference on Banking and Finance, Rom, 5 -7 December 2005
  • 22nd Symposium on Banking and Monetary Economics, Université Strasbourg, 16 – 17 June 2005
  • SUERF – The European Money and Finance Forum, 25th Colloquium “Competition and Profitability in European Financial Services: Strategic, Systemic and Policy Issues, IESE Business School und Banco de España, Madrid, 14 -16 October 2004.

An Analysis of the Interest Rate Risk and Exchange Rate Risk Exposure of the European Financial Sector – Euro Zone versus Non-Euro Zone Countries (with Amalia Di Iorio und Robert Faff), European Financial Management Association 2005 Conference, Bocconi University, Milano, July 2005

Regional Versus Global Integration of Euro-Zone Retail Banking Markets: Understanding the Recent Evidence from Price-Based Integration Measures (with S. Kleimeier), 3rd INFINITI Conference: Real and Financial Aspects of Financial Integration, Trinity College Dublin, Institute for International Integration Studies, 24 June 2005.

Financial Openess: Lessons From the Recent Past for China´s (Distant) Future, International Conference on China’s Integration in the World Economy, Bejing International Studies University and University of North Florida, 22 – 23 October 2004, Beijing.

Expected Versus Unexpected Monetary Policy Impulses and Interest Rate Pass-Through in Eurozone Retail Banking (with S. Kleimeier), 21st Symposium on Banking and Monetary Economics, Université Nice – Sophia Antipolis, Nice, 10 – 11 June 2004.

Finanzmarktglobalisierung nach der Asienkrise: Können Entwicklungsländer von internationaler Kapitalmobilität profitieren?, Symposium „Globalisierung: Herausforderungen für die Zukunft“, Zentrum für Globalisierung und Europäisierung der Wirtschaft der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 9 – 10 October 2003.

From Asymmetry to Convergence? New Investigations Into the Eurozone Interest Rate Pass-Through (with S. Kleimeier), Extended 3rd Version, March 13, 2003, presented at:

  • Workshop on Banking and Finance in an Integrating Europe, De Nederlandsche Bank und Utrecht School of Economics, Amsterdam, 25 – 26 August 2003.
  • Workshop on Bank Competition, Risk, Regulation, and Market, Bank of Finland und Journal of International Money and Finance, Helsinki, 26 – 27 May 2003.
  • Workshop “The Economics of Consumer Credit: European Experiences and Lessons from the US”, European University Institut Florence, 13 – 14 May 2003.

European Financial Market Integration: Evidence on the Emergence of a Single Eurozone Retail Banking Market, (with S. Kleimeier), 1st version, presented at:

  • European Economics Association Conference, Venice, August 2002
  • ECB-CFS Research Network “Workshop on Capital Markets and Financial Integration in Europe”, Frankfurt, April 2002
  • Munich Research Seminar at the Economics Department and CES, Ludwig-Maximilian Universität München, April 2002
  • X. International ‘Tor Vergata’ Conference on Banking and Finance, Rome, December 2001.

Asymmetric Adjustment of Commercial Bank Interest Rates in the Euro Area: Implications for Monetary Policy (with S. Kleimeier), Working Paper Version, presented at:

  • Workshop “Financial Structure, Bank Behaviour and Monetary Policy in the EMU”, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen and Journal of Banking and Finance, 5-6 Oktober 2000.
  • 3rd Conference of the Swiss Society for Financial Market Research, 7 April 2000, Zurich.
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