Browsing by Author "Martin, Alberto, 1974-"

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  • Martin, Alberto, 1974- (2009-01-01)
  • Martin, Alberto, 1974- (2008-04-01)
    We analyze a standard environment of adverse selection in credit markets. In our environment, entrepreneurs who are privately informed about the quality of their projects need to borrow from banks. Conventional wisdom ...
  • Martin, Alberto, 1974- (2010-12-01)
    We analyze a standard environment of adverse selection in credit markets. In our environment, entrepreneurs who are privately informed about the quality of their projects need to borrow in order to invest. Conventional ...
  • Martin, Alberto, 1974-; Ventura, Jaume (2015)
    We live in a new world economy characterized by financial globalization and historically low interest rates. This paper presents a simple analytical framework that helps us understand how this new world economy works from ...
  • Gennaioli, Nicola; Martin, Alberto, 1974-; Rossi, Stefano (Elsevier, 2018)
    This paper analyzes sovereign bondholdings by 20,000 banks in 191 countries and 20 sovereign default episodes over 1998–2012, establishing two robust facts. First, banks hold many government bonds (on average 9% of assets) ...
  • Martin, Alberto, 1974-; Ventura, Jaume (2003-11-01)
    We develop a stylized model of economic growth with bubbles. In this model, changes in investor sentiment lead to the appearance and collapse of macroeconomic bubbles or pyramid schemes. We show how these bubbles mitigate ...
  • Martin, Alberto, 1974- (2004-11-01)
  • Broner, Fernando; Martin, Alberto, 1974-; Ventura, Jaume (2007-08-01)
  • Tang, Haozhou (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2017-12-11)
    This thesis aims to better understand the interplay between financial markets and firm dynamics. In the first chapter I study the firm-level implications of asset bubbles. I relax the no-Ponzi-game condition in a model with ...
  • Williams, Tomás (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2017-05-26)
    This thesis provides an empirical investigation of international capital flows and how they affect financial markets and economic activity, with a focus on capital flows from benchmarked investors. In the first chapter, I ...
  • Ambrocio, Gene (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2015-09-29)
    This dissertation focuses on learning and expectations formation in Macroeconomics and Finance and the role of information production in shaping macroeconomic fluctuations. The first chapter provides a theory of information ...
  • Tripathy, Jagdish (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2016-11-22)
    This dissertation includes three chapters on the macroeconomic effects of the financial system, particularly the credit market. In the first chapter, I show a causal link between household credit supply and economic activity ...
  • Manea, Cristina (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2020-04-30)
    In my PhD thesis, I extend the basic New Keynesian (NK) model (Galí (2015), Woodford (2003)) on three distinct dimensions. (i) In the first chapter, I introduce endogenous money creation by private banks (``inside-money''). ...
  • Martin, Alberto, 1974-; Ventura, Jaume (2012-09-01)
  • Martin, Alberto, 1974-; Moral-Benito, Enrique; Schmitz, Tom (American Economic Association, 2021)
    How does a housing boom affect credit to non-housing firms? Using bank, firm, and loan-level microdata, we show that the Spanish housing boom reduced non-housing credit growth during its first years, but stimulated it later ...
  • Martin, Alberto, 1974-; Salvador, Fernando; Moreno-Bueno, Gema; Floristán, Alfredo; Ruiz Herguido, Cristina; Cuevas, Eva P. Cuevas; Morales, Saleta; Santos, Vanessa Sonia; Csiszar, Katalin; Dubus, Pierre; Haigh, Jody J.; Bigas Salvans, Anna; Portillo, Francisco; Cano, Amparo (EMBO Press, 2015)
    Lysyl oxidase-like 2 (LOXL2) is involved in a wide range of physiological and pathological processes, including fibrosis and tumor progression, implicating intracellular and extracellular functions. To explore the specific ...
  • Martin, Alberto, 1974-; Ventura, Jaume (2012-10-01)
  • Martin, Alberto, 1974-; Ventura, Jaume (Oxford University Press, 2016)
    We study a dynamic economy where credit is limited by insufficient collateral and, as a result, investment and output are too low. In this environment, changes in investor sentiment or market expectations can give rise to ...
  • Asriyan, Vladimir; Fornaro, Luca; Martin, Alberto, 1974-; Ventura, Jaume (Oxford University Press, 2020)
    What is the role of monetary policy in a bubbly world? To address this question, we study an economy in which financial frictions limit the supply of assets. The ensuing scarcity generates a demand for “unbacked” assets, ...