Alexander A. Popov
PhD, University of Chicago

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

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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.


Gender Bias and Credit Access (with Steven Ongena) is forthcoming 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.

Monetary Policy, Bank Capital, and Credit Supply: A Role for Discouraged and Informally Rejected Firms was published in the International Journal of Central Banking.

Exporting Sovereign Stress: Evidence from Syndicated Bank Lending During the Euro Area Sovereign Debt Crisis (with Neeltje Van Horen) was published in the Review of Finance.

House Prices, Home Equity Borrowing, and Entrepreneurship (with Stefano Corradin) was published in the Review of Financial Studies.

Financial Development, Sectoral Reallocation, and Volatility: International Evidence (with Simone Manganelli) was published in the Journal of International Economics.


Coming Up

Presenting Financing Constraints, Employment, and Labor Compensation: Evidence from the Subprime Mortgage Crisis at FIRS Annual Conference in Lisbon, June 1st-3rd.

Presenting The Invisible Hand of the Government: Moral Suasion During the Sovereign Debt Crisis at the WFA Annual Conference in Park City, June 20th-23rd.