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I am an Associate Professor in Finance at the Essex Business School of the University of Essex. My research interests span the area of financial intermediation with a specific interest in empirical banking. I analyze issues related to monetary policy; political economy of central banks; bank competition and financial regulation; financial network; and syndicated loan market. I was a visiting scholar at Banco de Portugal, Bank of Finland (Suomen Paki), BIS, Michigan State University and Imperial Business School.