Core research


Jones, Emily (ed.) (2019). The Political Economy of Bank Regulation in Developing Countries: Risk and Reputation. Oxford University Press. Forthcoming in print: March 2020 with chapters by Behuria, P., Dafe, F., Engebretsen, R., Gray, H., Illy, O., Jones, E., Knaack, P., Naqvi, N., Ouedraogo, S., Soares de Oliveira, R., Vu-Thanh, T-A., Tran-Thi, Q-G., Upadhyaya, R., Weis, T.

Peer-reviewed articles

Emily Jones and Alexandra O. Zeitz (2019). Regulatory Convergence in the Financial Periphery: How Interdependence Shapes Regulators’ Decisions. International Studies Quarterly, 63(4), 908-922.

Emily Jones and Peter Knaack (2019). Global Financial Regulation: Shortcomings and Reform Options. Global Policy.

Emily Jones and Alexandra O. Zeitz (2017). The Limits of Globalizing Basel Banking Standards. Journal of Financial Regulation, 3(1), 89-124.

Peter Knaack (2017). An Unlikely Champion of Global Finance: Why Is China Exceeding International Banking Standards? Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, Vol 46, No 2.

Working papers

Emily Jones and Alexandra O. Zeitz (2019). Financial convergence in the financial periphery: How interdependence shapes regulators’ decisions. GEG WP 2019/141.

Peter Knaack (2017). From shadow banking to digital financial inclusion: Regulatory framework contestation between China and the FSB. GEG Working Paper 2017/134.

Radha Upadhyaya (2017). The Political Economy of Basel Adoption in Kenya. GEG Working Paper 2017/131.

Emily Jones and Peter Knaack (2017). The Future of Global Financial Regulation. GEG Working Paper 2017/127.

Policy briefs and notes

Emily Jones, Thorsten Beck, Peter Knaack (2018). Room to Manoeuvre: How Developing Countries Can Tailor Basel Standard. GEG Policy Brief.

Emily Jones, Thorsten Beck, Peter Knaack (2018). Mind the Gap: Making Basel Standards Work for Developing Countries. GEG Policy Brief.

Emily Jones, Thorsten Beck, Peter Knaack (2018). Basel standards and developing countries: A difficult relationship. VoxEU CEPR Policy Portal.

Thorsten Beck, Emily Jones, Peter Knaack (2018). Peer pressure in banking supervision: Making Basel accords work for developing countries. OMFIF's The Bulletin.

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