Dr Peter Knaack, Senior Research Associate

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Peter Knaack is a senior research associate at GEG. His research focuses on global financial governance. He has written and published on transatlantic coordination failure in derivatives regulation, the political economy of global banking regulation, China's role in global financial governance, and the growing tension between nation-states and transgovernmental networks over the authority to govern cross-border economic activity. 

Peter graduated from the University of Southern California with degrees in Economics and International Relations. His doctoral research examined the gap between the financial regulatory reform commitments made by G20 leaders in the wake of the global financial crisis and the reality of their implementation 8 years later. Peter's regional focus lies in the political economy of China's rise, and Latin American regional integration. His field research in 10 countries on 4 continents has been supported by the China Scholarship Council, the USC US-China Institute, the ESRC, and the John Fell Fund of Oxford University Press, among others.
 

Publications

Gruin, J., Knaack, P., and Xu, J. (2018). Tailoring for Development: China’s Post-Crisis Influence in Global Financial Governance. Global Policy.

Knaack, P. (2018). A Web Without a Center: Fragmentation in the OTC Derivatives Trade Reporting System. In Helleiner, Pagliari & Spagna (eds), Governing the World's Biggest Market: The Politics of Derivatives Regulation After the 2008 Crisis. Oxford University Press.

Knaack, P. (2017). An Unlikely Champion of Global Finance: Why Is China Exceeding International Banking Standards?. Journal Of Current Chinese Affairs, 46(2), 41-79.

Knaack, P. (2017). Regulatory networks versus trade negotiations: Addressing transatlantic coordination failure in financial regulation. In Velut et al. (eds), Understanding Mega Free Trade Agreements: The Political and Economic Governance of New Cross-Regionalism. Routledge.

Knaack, P. (2015). Innovation and deadlock in global financial governance: Transatlantic coordination failure in OTC derivatives regulation. Review of International Political Economy, 22(6), 1217-1248.

Knaack, P., and S. Katada (2013). Fault Lines and Issue Linkages at the G20: New Challenges for Global Economic Governance. Global Policy, 4(3), 236–246.

Bouzas, R. and P. Knaack (2009). The Inter-American Development Bank and Half a Century of Regional Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean. Integration & Trade, 13, 15-26.

 

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Indian policymakers engage with GEG flagship research project
Peter Knaack presents to the IMF
GEG's Peter Knaack at the Alliance for Financial Inclusion
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Peter Knaack presents research in China
Presenting GEG Research at African Economic Research Conference
Peer pressure in banking supervision: Making Basel accords work for developing countries
Professor Thorsten Beck, Co-Investigator
Associate Professor Emily Jones, Director
Dr Peter Knaack, Senior Research Associate
Op-eds
Basel standards and developing countries: A difficult relationship
Professor Thorsten Beck, Co-Investigator
Emily Jones, Principal Investigator
Dr Peter Knaack, Senior Research Associate
Op-eds
Room to manoeuvre: How developing countries can tailor Basel standards
Associate Professor Emily Jones, Director
Professor Thorsten Beck, Co-Investigator
Dr Peter Knaack, Senior Research Associate
Policy briefs
Mind the gap: Making Basel standards work for developing countries
Associate Professor Emily Jones, Director
Professor Thorsten Beck, Co-Investigator
Dr Peter Knaack, Senior Research Associate
Policy briefs
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An Unlikely Champion of Global Finance: Why Is China Exceeding International Banking Standards?
Dr Peter Knaack, Senior Research Associate
Journal articles
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GEG WP 2017/134 From shadow banking to digital financial inclusion: Regulatory framework contestation between China and the FSB
Dr Peter Knaack, Senior Research Associate
Working papers