Universitat Pompeu Fabra and CEPR
Xavier FREIXAS, (Ph D. Toulouse 1978) is Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona (Spain) and Research Fellow at CEPR. He is also Chairman of the Risk Based Regulation Program of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).
He is past president of the European Finance Association and has previously been Deutsche Bank Professor of European Financial Integration at Oxford University, Houblon Norman Senior Fellow of the Bank of England and Joint Executive Director Fundación de Estudios de Economía Aplicada FEDEA), 1989-1991, Professor at Montpellier and Toulouse Universities.
He has published a number of papers in the main economic and finance journals (Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy,…).
He has been a consultant for the European Investment Bank, the New York Fed, the European Central Bank, the World Bank, the Interamerican Development Bank, MEFF and the European Investment Bank.
He is Associate Editor of Journal of Financial Intermediation, Review of Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance and Journal of Financial Services Research.
His research contributions deal with the issues of payment systems risk, contagion and the lender of last resort and the He is well known for his research work in the banking area, that has been published in the main journals in the field, as well as for his book Microeconomics of banking (MIT Press, 1997), co-authored with Jean-Charles Rochet.
Articles by Xavier Freixas:
Bank resolution: from Cinderella to centre stage
7 September 2012, 3716 reads
Towards a new framework for bank resolution
1 September 2012, 5757 reads
Market discipline, disclosure, and transparency
17 April 2012, 6654 reads
Stress tests: a success for cooperation and transparency – and also very good for Spain
13 August 2010, 5460 reads
Bailing out the banks: Reconciling stability and competition
18 February 2010, 12790 reads
Troubles in the credit rating industry
18 March 2009, 12048 reads
Dealing with the crisis: Policy proposals for the G20
9 March 2009, 12340 reads
The lender of last resort of the 21st century
22 December 2008, 10808 reads
Reichlin, Turner, Woodford
- Fiscal consolidation: At what speed?Blanchard, Leigh
- Public debt and economic growth, one more timePanizza, Presbitero
- Escaping liquidity traps: Lessons from the UK’s 1930s escapeCrafts
- The lessons of the North Atlantic crisis for economic theory and policyStiglitz
- Rethinking macroeconomic policyBlanchard
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- Educated in America: College graduates and high school dropoutsHeckman, LaFontaine
- Eurozone breakup would trigger the mother of all financial crisesEichengreen
- Debt, deleveraging, and the liquidity trap: A new modelKrugman
- Panic-driven austerity in the Eurozone and its implicationsDe Grauwe, Ji