Alexander A. Popov
PhD, University of Chicago

Principal Economist
European Central Bank
Tel.: +49(0)6913448428

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Welcome to my personal website!
I am a research economist at the ECB, specializing in finance and growth, empirical banking, and entrepreneurship.
Disclaimer: The material on this website does not represent the views of the ECB or the Eurosystem.


Do Credit Shocks Affect Labor Demand? Evidence from Employment and Wages during the Financial Crisis (with Jorg Rocholl) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Intermediation.

Exporting Sovereign Stress: Evidence from Syndicated Bank Lending During the Euro Area Sovereign Debt Crisis (with Neeltje Van Horen) has been awarded the Pagano-Zechner Prize for the best non-investment paper in the Review of Finance during 2015.

Gender Bias and Credit Access (with Steven Ongena) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.

A Lost Generation? Education Choices and Employment Outcomes during the Housing Boom-Bust Cycle of the 2000s (with Luc Laeven) was published in the American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings.


Coming Up

Invited presentation at the World Bank Conference on "Finance and Development", November 2-3.

My paper The Invisible Hand of the Government: Moral Suasion During the Sovereign Debt Crisis has been accepted for presentation at the AFA Annual Conference in Chicago, January 5-7.