NOV 2016

14:15 - 15:45
IWH Research Seminar

Foreign Bank Entry and Entrepreneurship

Using unique firm-level data across 48 developing countries and 36 manufacturing industries, we gauge the importance of international banks’ presence for promoting entrepreneurship, as measured by business formation.

Thorsten Beck  (Cass Business School, London)
IWH conference room
Thorsten Beck

Personal details

Thorsten Beck joined the Faculty of Finance in September 2013 as professor of banking and finance. Since 2008 he has been professor of economics at Tilburg University in the Netherlands and was the founding chair of the European Banking Center from 2008 to 2013. He is also a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). Previously he worked in the research department of the World Bank and has also worked as consultant for – among others - the IMF, the European Commission, and the German Development Corporation.

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