Publikationen des Forschungsbereichs Altersvorsorge und nachhaltige Finanzmärkte

  1. ZEW policy brief // 2021

    How the Withdrawal of Global Correspondent Banks Hurts Emerging Europe

    Correspondent banks allow local banks in emerging markets to access the international payments system. This helps local banks to make cross-border payments, clear currencies, and provide trade finance. The…

  2. Discussion und Working Paper // 2021

    Is There a Need for Reverse Mortgages in Germany? Empirical Evidence and Policy Implications

    Building up sufficient capital for old-age provision often is a challenge for private households. For homeowners, one way to generate old-age income from illiquid housing wealth is the use of equity release…

  3. Discussion und Working Paper // 2021

    The fight against financial crime: How global banks' de-risking affects trade and the local economy

    This paper investigates the importance of correspondent banking for trade and firm performance in emerging Europe. We exploit the unexpected "structural break" in the U.S. regulator’s enforcement of financial…

  4. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2021

    Finanzwissen und Finanzbildung in Deutschland – Was wissen wir eigentlich?

    Im internationalen Vergleich verfügen die Deutschen über ein relativ hohes Finanzwissen. Allerdings bedeutet dies nicht, dass Finanzwissen universell verbreitet ist. Der Anteil der Befragten, die drei…

  5. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2021

    Fearless Woman: Financial Literacy and Stock Market Participation

    Women are less financially literate than men. It is unclear whether this gap reflects a lack of knowledge or, rather, a lack of confidence. Our survey experiment shows that women tend to disproportionately…

  6. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2020

    Do Financial Market Experts Know Their Theory? New Evidence From Survey Data

    Using a unique survey dataset, I study how financial market experts form their stock market expectations. I document a strong disagreement among experts about how important macroeconomic and financial variables…

  7. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2020

    Risk Attitude and Capital Market Participation: Is There a Gender Investment Gap in Germany?

    Do women invest differently than men? We contribute to the answer of this question by analysing the Panel on Household Finances (PHF) of the German Bundesbank. This representative panel collects a wide variety…

  8. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2020

    Deposit Insurance, Bank Ownership and Depositor Behavior

    We employ proprietary data from a large bank to analyze how – in times of crisis – depositors react to a bank nationalization, re-privatization and an accompanying increase in deposit insurance. Nationalization…

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