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Paper Session on Financial Development during 2019 ASSA Meetings, Atlanta

January 4-6, 2019

Atlanta, GA - Atlanta Marriott Marquis

2019 ASSA Meetings, Atlanta

Paper Session: Financial Development

Chair: Ali Kutan (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM)

Session organized by The World Bank Group Research and Development Center in Chile.

  • Measuring the Effects of Information on Credit Market Competition 

    Fritz Foley (Harvard Business School), Agustin Hurtado (U. of Chicago), Andres Liberman* (NYU Stern), Alberto Sepulveda (SBIF)

    Discussant: Mauricio Larrain (Catholic University, Chile)


    Winners and Losers from Interest Rate Ceilings: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Chile

    Sergio Schmukler (World Bank); José Tessada* (PUC & FinanceUC, Chile); Cristian Vasquez (PUC & FinanceUC, Chile); Mario Vera (SBIF, Chile)

    Discussant: Wenlan Qian (National University of Singapore)


    FinTech Credit and Service Quality

    Yi Huang* (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies), Chen Lin (The University of Hong Kong), Zixia Sheng (Ant Financial Services Group), Lai Wei (Lingnan University)

    Discussant: Francesco D’Acunto (University of Maryland)


    Specialization in bank lending: evidence from exporting firms

    Daniel Paravisini* (London School of Economics), Veronica Rappoport (London School of Economics), Philipp Schnabl (New York University)

    Discussant: George Pennachi (University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign)

    * Presenter