Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel


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Phone06131 / 39 - 24191
Fax06131 / 39 - 25588
AddressGutenberg University, Mainz
Chair of Financial Economics
HomepageDetailed Homepage at University of Mainz

Research Focus

  • International macroeconomics and finance (financial crises, lender of last resort, capital flows)
  • Banking (banking stability and regulation, “too big to fail’’, systemic risk)
  • Applied econometrics
  • Economic history (financial crises and institutions)

Academic Career


Hakenes H., Schnabel I., Bank Bonuses and Bail-Outs, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, In Press. Preprintapplication/pdf icon

Hakenes H., Schnabel I., Bank Bonuses and Bail-Outs, issue 2013/03, Bonn, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, 2013. Abstract Full textapplication/pdf icon

  forthcoming in:Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, In Press.

Schnabel I., Discussion of Harald Hau, Sam Langfield and David Marques-Ibanez, Bank ratings: what determines their quality?, Economic Policy, vol. 28, no. 74, pp. 327-329, 2013.

Schnabel I., Discussion of Thorsten Beck, Radomir Todorov and Wolf Wagner, Supervising cross-border banks: theory, evidence and policy, Economic Policy, vol. 28, no. 73, pp. 37-39, 2013.

Friedrich C., Schnabel I., Zettelmeyer J., Financial Integration and Growth – Why Is Emerging Europe Different?, Journal of International Economics, vol. 89, pp. 522-538, 2013.

Schnabel I., Barth A., Why Banks Are Not Too Big To Fail – Evidence from the CDS Market, Economic Policy, vol. 28, no. 74, pp. 335-369, 2013.

Hakenes H., Schnabel I., Bank Size and Risk Taking under Basel II, Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 35, no. 6, pp. 1436-1449, 2011.

Hakenes H., Schnabel I., Capital Regulation, Bank Competition and Financial Stability, Economics Letters, vol. 113, no. 3, pp. 256-258, 2011.

Gropp R., Hakenes H., Schnabel I., Competition, Risk-Shifting, and Public Bail-out Policies, Review of Financial Studies, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 2084-2120, 2011. Preprintapplication/pdf icon

Schnabel I., Bonin J. P., The great transformation: From government-owned to foreign-controlled banking sectors. A symposium on banking in transition, Economics of Transition, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 397-405, 2011.

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