Talina Sondershaus

Talina Sondershaus
Current Position

since 9/16

Economist in the Department of Financial Markets

Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association

Research Interests

  • unconventional monetary policy and financial constraints of enterprises
  • complexity of banks

Talina Sondershaus joined the Department of Financial Markets as a doctoral student in September 2016. Her research focuses on effects of unconventional monetary policy on financial intermediation and the real economy as well as the effects of banking networks.

Talina Sondershaus received her bachelor's degree from University of Mannheim and her master's degree from Leipzig University. She also spent a semester at the University of Bergen, Norway.

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Complexity and Bank Risk During the Financial Crisis

Thomas Krause Talina Sondershaus Lena Tonzer

in: Economics Letters, January 2017


We construct a novel dataset to measure banks’ complexity and relate it to banks’ riskiness. The sample covers stock listed Euro area banks from 2007 to 2014. Bank stability is significantly affected by complexity, whereas the direction of the effect differs across complexity measures.

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