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2nd Bristol Workshop on Banking and Financial Intermediation

Date: May 30th, 2018

Venue: University of Bristol, Room 4.10, 35 Berkeley Square, Bristol BS8 1JA

Registration: We welcome academics and practitioners to attend the workshop. In case of interest please send an email to or

8.55Opening remarks
9.00“Market Discipline and Systemic Risk”
Presenter: Alan Morrison (Saïd Business School)
Discussion by Andre Stenzel (University of Leicester)
9.50“Safe Collateral, Arm’s-Length Credit: Evidence from the Commercial Real Estate Market
Presenter: Lamont Black (DePaul University)
Discussion by Dong Beom Choi (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
10.40Coffee break
11.00“Tax Effects on Bank Liability Structure”
Presenter: Leo Gambacorta (Bank for International Settlements)
Discussion by Manthos Delis (Montpellier Business School)
11.50“Banks as Patient Lenders: Evidence from a Tax Reform”
Presenter: Enrico Sette (Bank of Italy)
Discussion by Franco Fiordelisi (University of Rome III)
12.40Lunch break
14.00“Does Competition Encourage (or Deter) Unethical Firm Behaviour?”
Presenter: John Thanassoulis (Warwick Business School)
Discussion by Hendrik Hakenes (University of Bonn)
14.50“Repo Market Functioning: The Role of Capital Regulation”
Presenter: Neeltje van Horen (Bank of England)
Discussion by Balint Horvath (University of Bristol)
15.40Coffee break
16.00“How Should Governments Create Liquidity?”
Presenter: George Pennacchi (University of Urbana-Champaign)
Discussion by Jing Zeng (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management)

16.50Closing remarks

Organised by the Banking Research Group of the University of Bristol:
  • Sonny Biswas
  • Piotr Danisewicz
  • Tobias Dieler
  • Fabiana Gomez
  • Balint Horvath
  • Klaus Schaeck