Martin F. Hellwig

Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods

Professor Dr. Economics, Director

Kurt-Schumacher-Str. 10

D-53113 Bonn, 53113

Germany

University of Bonn - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

Adenauerallee 24-42

D-53113 Bonn

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

Systemic Risk in the Financial Sector: An Analysis of the Subprime-Mortgage Financial Crisis

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2008/43
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 01 Dec 2008
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 50

Abstract:

Mortgage Securitization, Subprime-Mortgage Financial Crisis, Systemic Risk, Banking Regulation, Capital Requirements

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Debt Overhang and Capital Regulation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 114, MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2012/5
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Mar 2012
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,316 (7,859)
Citation 6

Abstract:

capital regulation, financial institutions, capital structure, “too big to fail,” systemic risk, bank equity, debt overhang, underinvestment, recapitalization, deleveraging, bankruptcy costs, Basel

3.

The Leverage Ratchet Effect

Preprints of the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods Bonn 2013/13, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 146
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2016
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Citation 1

Abstract:

capital structure, leverage, agency costs of debt, dynamic capital structure, tradeoff theory of capital structure, capital regulation, bank equity, debt overhang, under-investment, recapitalization, deleveraging, bankruptcy costs

4.

Competition Policy and Sector-Specific Regulation for Network Industries

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2008/29
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Sep 2008
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 758 (21,565)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Network Industries, Competition Policy, Sector-Specific Regulation

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Capital Regulation after the Crisis: Business as Usual?

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2010/31
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2010
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 715 (16,143)
Citation 17

Abstract:

financial crisis, Basel Accord, banking regulation, capital requirements, modelbased approach, systemic risk

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Fallacies, Irrelevant Facts, and Myths in the Discussion of Capital Regulation: Why Bank Equity is Not Socially Expensive

Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods 2013/23, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 161, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 13-7
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 04 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Citation 47

Abstract:

capital regulation, financial institutions, capital structure, 'too big to fail,' systemic risk, bank equity, contingent capital, Basel, market discipline

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The Parade of the Bankers’ New Clothes Continues: 31 Flawed Claims Debunked

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 143, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-58
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
Anat R. Admati and Martin F. Hellwig
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 624 (17,505)
Citation 1

Abstract:

capital regulation, financial institutions, capital structure, capital regulation, too big to fail, systemic risk, bank equity, contingent capital

8.

The Financial Crisis and Regulatory Reform (in German)

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2010/19
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 May 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2010
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 387 (57,472)

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Private Damage Claims and the Passing-On Defense in Horizontal Price-Fixing Cases: An Economist's Perspective

MPI Collective Goods Preprint No. 2006/22
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Oct 2006
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 303 (69,096)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Horizontal Price Fixing, Passing-On Defense, Private Damage Claims

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Market Discipline, Information Processing, and Corporate Governance

MPI Collective Goods Preprint No. 2005/19
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Jan 2006
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 288 (74,519)
Citation 4

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Financial Stability, Monetary Policy, Banking Supervision, and Central Banking

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2014/9
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Aug 2014
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 277 (62,646)

Abstract:

Banking Supervision, financial stability, monetary policy, central banking, bank resolution, independence of central banks and supervisory authorities

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Yes Virginia, There is a European Banking Union! But it May Not Make Your Wishes Come True

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2014/12
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 269 (61,251)

Abstract:

European Central Bank, Banking Supervision, bank resolution, European Banking Union, too-big-to-fail, sovereign debt

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Does Debt Discipline Bankers? An Academic Myth About Bank Indebtedness

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 132
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2013
Anat R. Admati and Martin F. Hellwig
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 248 (72,228)

Abstract:

bank debt, bank equity, banking theory, fragility of bank funding, debt overhang

14.

Quo Vadis, Euroland? European Monetary Union between Crisis and Reform

MPI Collective Goods Preprint No. 2011/12
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Jul 2011
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 1

Abstract:

European Monetary Union, sovereign debt crisis, bank supervision

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Discrete-Time Approximations of the Holmstrom-Milgrom Brownian-Motion Model of Intertemporal Incentive Provision

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Aug 2001
Martin F. Hellwig and Klaus M. Schmidt
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Citation 19

Abstract:

Principal-agent problems, linear incentive schemes, intertemporal incentive provision, Brownian motion

16.

Optimal Income Taxation, Public-Goods Provision and Public-Sector Pricing: A Contribution to the Foundations of Public Economics

MPI Collective Goods Preprint No. 2004/14
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 12 Nov 2004
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 13

Abstract:

Optimal Income Taxation, Public Goods, Public-Sector Pricing, Multidimensional Mechanism Design, Ramsey-Boiteux Pricing

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A Reconsideration of the Jensen-Meckling Model of Outside Finance

MPI Collective Goods Preprint No. 2007/8
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Jun 2007
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 11

Abstract:

Financial Contracting, Debt Finance, Equity Finance, Moral Hazard, Risk Choices

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Risk Aversion in the Small and in the Large. When Outcomes are Multidimensional

MPI Collective Goods Preprint No. 2004/6
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jul 2004
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 3

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Multidimensional Risks, Risk Aversion, Risk Premia, Randomization in Incentive Schemes

A Contribution to the Theory of Optimal Utilitarian Income Taxation

MPI Collective Goods Preprint No. 2005/23
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Dec 2005
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 16

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Optimal Income Taxation, Utilitarian Welfare Maximization, Redistribution

A Contribution to the Theory of Optimal Utilitarian Income Taxation

MPI Collective Goods Preprint No. 2007/2
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Mar 2007
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 16

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Optimal Income Taxation, Utilitarian Welfare Maximization, Redistribution

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Switzerland and Euroland: European Monetary Union, Monetary Stability and Financial Stability

MPI Collective Goods Preprint No. 9/2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Jul 2007
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 2

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European Monetary Union, European Central Bank, Monetary Stability, Banking Supervision, Financial Crisis Management

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Incentive Problems with Unidimensional Hidden Characteristics: A Uni…fied Approach

MPI Collective Goods Preprint No. 2006/26
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2010
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 4

Abstract:

Hidden Characteristics, Incentive Problems, Principal-Agent Models, General Type Distributions

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A Maximum Principle for Control Problems with Monotonicity Constraints

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2008/4
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2009
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 7

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Maximum Principle, Optimal Control, Monotonicity Constraints, Incentive Problems with Hidden Characteristics

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The Provision and Pricing of Excludable Public Goods: Ramsey-Boiteux Pricing versus Bundling

MPI Collective Goods Preprint No. 2006/21
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Oct 2006
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 63 (270,632)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Mechanism Design, Excludable Public Goods, Ramsey-Boiteux Pricing, Renegotiation Proofness, Bundling

24.

Financial Stability and Monetary Policy

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2015/10
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Aug 2015
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 57 (198,856)

Abstract:

financial stability, Systemic Risk, monetary policy, central banking

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A Generalization of the Atkinson-Stiglitz (1976) Theorem on the Undesirability of Nonuniform Excise Taxation

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2008/47
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2009
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 57 (281,700)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Optimal Taxation, Atkinson-Stiglitz Theorem

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Public-Good Provision in a Large Economy

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2010/02
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Jan 2010
Felix J. Bierbrauer and Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 54 (291,032)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Large Economy, Mechanism Design, Public-good provision

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Mechanism Design and Voting for Public-Good Provision

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2011/31
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Jan 2012
Felix J. Bierbrauer and Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 2

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Mechanism Design, Public-good provision, Large Economy, Voting Mechanisms

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Nonlinear Incentive Provision in Walrasian Markets: A Cournot Convergence Approach

MPI Collective Goods Preprint No. 2004/8
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Nov 2004
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Insurance, Moral Hazard, Incentive Contracting, Walrasian Markets, Rational-Expectations, Cournot Equilibrium

29.

Utilitarian Mechanism Design for an Excludable Public Good

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2009/12
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Apr 2009
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Utilitarian welfare maximization, Admission rules for excludable public goods, Randomization in optimal mechanisms

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The Undesirability of Randomized Income Taxation under Decreasing Risk Aversion

MPI Collective Goods Preprint No. 2005/27
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Jan 2006
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 6

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Optimal Income Taxation, Randomized Incentive Schemes, Nonincreasing Risk Aversion

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Incomplete-Information Models of Large Economies with Anonymity: Existence and Uniqueness of Common Priors

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2011/8
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 May 2011
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 1

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Large Economy, Belief systems, consistency, common prior

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Beliefs, Payoffs, Information: On the Robustness of the BDP Property in Models with Endogenous Beliefs

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2011/28
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
Alia Gizatulina and Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 1

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Mechanism Design, surplus extraction, BDP, correlated information, universal type space

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A Note on Deaton's Theorem on the Undesirability of Nonuniform Excise Taxation

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2008/45
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Dec 2008
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 1

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Optimal Excise Taxes, Atkinson-Stiglitz Theorem, Deaton's Theorem

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Wage Growth, Productivity Growth, and the Evolution of Employment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2927
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Sep 2001
Martin F. Hellwig and Andreas Irmen
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and University of Luxembourg - Ceter for Research in Economic Analysis (CREA)
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Citation 1
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Endogenous technical change, perfect competition, productivity growth, wages, employment

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Informational Smallness and the Scope for Limiting Information Rents

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2009/28
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Aug 2009
Alia Gizatulina and Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 2

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BDP, correlated information, informational smallness, Mechanism Design, surplus extraction

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From Posteriors to Priors Via Cycles: An Addendum

MPI Collective Goods Preprint No. 2011/7
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 May 2011
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Belief systems, consistency, common priors, cycle equations

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The Genericity of the McAfee-Reny Condition for Full Surplus Extraction in Models with a Continuum of Types

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2015/08
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 Jul 2015
Alia Gizatulina and Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 7 (435,185)

Abstract:

Mechanism Design, surplus extraction, BDP, correlated information, strategic continuity

38.

Public-Good Provision, Mechanism Design and Voting

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2015/11
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Aug 2015
Felix J. Bierbrauer and Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 4 (391,612)
Citation 2

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Mechanism Design, Public-good provision, Voting Mechanisms

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Carving Out Legacy Assets: A Successful Tool for Bank Restructuring?

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2017/03
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Mar 2017
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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The Generic Possibility of Full Surplus Extraction in Models with Large Type Spaces

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2017/2
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Feb 2017
Alia Gizatulina and Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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mechanism design, surplus extraction,abstract type spaces, universal type space, genericity, correlated values, correlated information, strategic continuity

41.

A Homeomorphism Theorem for the Universal Type Space with the Uniform Weak Topology

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2016/17
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Nov 2016
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Incomplete Information, Universal Type Space, Uniform Weak Topology, Uniform Strategic Topology, Homeomorphism Theorem

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'Total Assets' versus 'Risk Weighted Assets': Does it Matter for MREL Requirements?

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2016/12
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Sep 2016
Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Public-Good Provision in Large Economies

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2015/12
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Oct 2015
Felix J. Bierbrauer and Martin F. Hellwig
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 0 (419,837)
Citation 5

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Mechanism Design, Public-good provision, Large Economy, Voting Mechanisms, Robust Incentive Compatibility, Immunity against Robustly Blocking Coalitions, Monotonic Social Choice Functions