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Topics on securitization (pricing, performance, impact on bank behaviour), financial exclusion (various countries including households and SMEs), bank governance and syndicated lending.

20052019
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Research Output 2005 2019

2019

Chair-CEO generation gap and bank risk-taking

Zhou, Y., Kara, A. & Molyneux, P., Jun 2019, In : British Accounting Review. 51, 4, p. 352-372 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bank risk taking
Chief executive officer
Age differences
Governance
Dissimilarity

Do reputable issuers provide better-quality securitizations?

Deku, S. Y., Kara, A. & Marques-Ibanez, D., 1 Feb 2019, Frankfurt: European Central Bank, p. 1-37, 37 p. (ECB Working Paper Series).

Research output: Working paper

Open Access
Mortgage-backed securities
Securitization
Assets
Performance measures
Credit rating

Securitization, bank behaviour and financial stability: A systematic review of the recent empirical literature

Deku, S. Y., Kara, A. & Zhou, Y., Jan 2019, In : International Review of Financial Analysis. 61, p. 245-254 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Systematic review
Financial stability
Securitization
Bank lending
Market risk
1 Citation (Scopus)

Securitization and credit quality in the European market

Kara, A., Marques-Ibanez, D. & Ongena, S., Mar 2019, In : European Financial Management. 25, 2, p. 407-434 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Loans
Securitization
Credit
Syndicated loans
Incentives

Trustee reputation in securitization: When does it matter?

Deku, S. Y., Kara, A. & Marques-Ibanez, D., May 2019, In : Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments. 28, 2, p. 61-84 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Investors
Securitization
Financial crisis
Yield spread
Pricing
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Household Access to Mortgages in the UK

Kara, A. & Molyneux, P., Dec 2017, In : Journal of Financial Services Research. 52, 3, p. 253-275 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Household
Mortgages
Lower probabilities
Asia
Propensity score matching

Securitization: Past, Present and Future

Deku, S. Y. & Kara, A., 2017, 1st ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 177 p. (Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Securitization
Empirical evidence
Financial intermediation
Financial crisis
Reviewing
2016
7 Citations (Scopus)

Access to Consumer Credit in the UK

Deku, S. Y., Kara, A. & Molyneux, P., 2016, In : European Journal of Finance. 22, 10, p. 941-964 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Household
Consumer credit
Financing
Borrowing
Propensity score matching
2 Citations (Scopus)

Securitization and Banking Risk: What do we Know so Far?

Kara, A., Ozkan, A. & Altunbas, Y., 2016, In : Review of Behavioral Finance. 8, 1, p. 2-16 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Banking risk
Securitization
Loans
Bank loans
Design methodology

Securitization and Credit Quality

Marques-Ibanez, D., Kara, A. & Ongena, S., Nov 2016, 221 ed., International Monetary Fund, 41 p.

Research output: Working paper

Open Access
Loans
Securitization
Credit
Financial intermediaries
Syndicated loans
4 Citations (Scopus)

Securitization and lending standards: Evidence from the European wholesale loan market

Kara, A., Marques-Ibanez, D. & Ongena, S., 1 Oct 2016, In : Journal of Financial Stability. 26, p. 107-127 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Securitization
Loans
Lending
Bank lending
Bank crises
2015

Securitization and Credit Quality

Kara, A., Marques-Ibanez, D. & Ongena, S., Nov 2015, 1148 ed., Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 35 p. (International Finance Discussion Papers ; no. 1148).

Research output: Working paper

Open Access
Loans
Securitization
Credit
Investors
Syndicated loans

Securitization and lending standards: Evidence from the European wholesale loan market

Kara, A., Marques-Ibanez, D. & Ongena, S., Aug 2015, 1141 ed., Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 36 p. (International Finance Discussion Papers ; no. 1141).

Research output: Working paper

Open Access
Securitization
Loans
Lending
Bank lending
Bank crises
2014
3 Citations (Scopus)

Determinants of Syndicated Lending in European Banks and the Impact of the Financial Crisis

Howcroft, B., Kara, A. & Marques-Ibanez, D., Sep 2014, In : Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. 32, p. 473-490 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Financial crisis
Lending
European banks
Bank loans
Syndicated loans
2012
5 Citations (Scopus)

Asymmetric Information among Lending Syndicate Members and the Value of Repeat Lending

Gadanecz, B., Kara, A. & Molyneux, P., Oct 2012, In : Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. 22, 4, p. 913-935 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Loans
Asymmetric information
Asymmetry
Lending
Syndicates
2011

Securitization and lending standards: Evidence from the wholesale loan market

Kara, A., Marques-Ibanez, D. & Ongena, S., Jul 2011, 1362 ed., European Central Bank, 38 p.

Research output: Working paper

Open Access
Securitization
Loans
Lending
Bank lending
Loan pricing

The Rationale Behind Informal Finance: Evidence from Roscas in Bolivia

Donoso, S. B., Altunbas, Y. & Kara, A., 2011, In : The Journal of Developing Areas. 45, p. 191-208 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Finance
Rationale
Bolivia
Join
Participation

The value of repeat lending

Gadanecz, B., Kara, A. & Molyneux, P., Jul 2011, Bank of International Settlements, 29 p. (BIS Working Papers; no. 350).

Research output: Working paper

Open Access
Lending
Syndicates
Asymmetry
Lending relationships
Borrowing
3 Citations (Scopus)

Why do Banks Join Loan Syndications? The Case of Participant Banks

Altunbas, Y. & Kara, A., 2011, In : Service Industries Journal. 31, 7, p. 1063-1074 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Loans
Syndication
Join
Margin
Boosting
2010
16 Citations (Scopus)

Large Debt Financing: Syndicated Loans Versus Corporate Bonds

Altunbas, Y., Kara, A. & Marques-Ibanez, D., 2010, In : European Journal of Finance. 16, 5, p. 437-458 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Debt financing
Corporate bonds
Syndicated loans
Growth opportunities
Factors
2009

Large debt financing: Syndicated loans versus corporate bonds

Altunbaş, Y., Kara, A. & Marques-Ibanez, D., Mar 2009, European Central Bank, 37 p. (ECB Working Paper Series; no. 1028).

Research output: Working paper

Open Access
Debt financing
Corporate bonds
Factors
Syndicated loans
Short-term debt

Turkish Banking: Banking under Political Instability and Chronic High Inflation

Altunbas, Y., Kara, A. & Olgu, O., 1 Jan 2009, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 217 p. (Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Banking
High inflation
Political instability
Banking sector
Financial crisis
2007

Corporate governance and corporate ownership: The investment behaviour of Japanese institutional investors

Altunbaş, Y., Kara, A. & Van Rixtel, A., 1 Jun 2007, Madrid: Banco De Espana. 54 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
Corporate ownership
Corporate governance
Investment behavior
Institutional investors
Investors
2006

Syndicated Loans: A Hybrid of Relationship Lending and Publicly Traded Debt

Altunbas, Y., Gadanecz, B. & Kara, A., 2006, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 280 p. (Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Syndicated loans
Debt
Relationship lending
Credit markets
7 Citations (Scopus)

The Evolution of Syndicated Loan Markets

Altunbas, Y., Gadanecz, B. & Kara, A., 2006, In : Service Industries Journal. 26, 6, p. 689-707 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syndicated loans
Historical perspective
Merger waves
Financial development
Loans
2005
3 Citations (Scopus)

Key Factors Affecting Internationally Active Banks' Decisions to Participate in Loan Syndications

Altunbas, Y., Gadanecz, B. & Kara, A., 2005, In : Applied Economics Letters. 12, 4, p. 249-253 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Factors
Loans
Syndication
Syndicated loans
Politicians