Popov, Alexander


  • Economist in the Financial Research Division

Fields of interest:

  • International finance
  • Finance and growth
  • Empirical banking


  • PhD in Economics, University of Chicago, 2007

Professional experience:

  • ECB, 2007-currently


  • BankScope Prize for the best paper in banking at the 22nd Australasian Finance and Banking Conference
  • 4th Emerging Markets Finance Conference “Best paper”

Teaching experience:

  • Lecturer in Econometrics, University of Chicago College, 2007
  • Lecturer in Corporate Finance, Tilburg University, 2014
No. Title Authors
1937The invisible hand of the government: “Moral suasion” during the European sovereign debt crisisSteven Ongena, Alexander Popov, Neeltje Van Horen
1910Waking up from the American dream: on the experience of young Americans during the housing boom of the 2000sAlexander Popov, Luc Laeven
1892A lost generation? Education decisions and employment outcomes during the U.S. housing boom-bust cycle of the 2000sAlexander Popov, Luc Laeven
1822Gender bias and credit accessSteven Ongena, Alexander Popov
1821Financing constraints, employment, and labor compensation: evidence from the subprime mortgage crisisAlexander Popov, Jörg Rocholl
1820Sovereign stress, unconventional monetary policy, and SME access to financeAnnalisa Ferrando, Alexander Popov, Gregory F. Udell
1606Credit constraints and investment in human capital: training evidence from transition economiesAlexander Popov
1593Monetary policy, bank capital and credit supply: a role for discouraged and informally rejected firmsAlexander Popov
1544House prices, home equity and entrepreneurshipsAlexander Popov, Stefano Corradin
1488When the cat\'s away the mice will play: does regulation at home affect bank risk taking abroad?Steven Ongena, Alexander Popov, Gregory F. Udell
1421Who needs credit and who gets credit in Eastern Europe?Steven Ongena, Alexander Popov, Martin Brown, Pinar Yesin
1368Output growth and fluctuation: the role of financial opennessAlexander Popov
1259Finance and diversificationSimone Manganelli, Alexander Popov
1252Interbank market integration, loan rates, and firm leverageSteven Ongena, Alexander Popov
1203Cross-border banking and the international transmission of financial distress during the crisis of 2007-2008Alexander Popov, Gregory F. Udell
1121Does Finance Bolster Superstar Companies? Banks, Venture Capital, and Firm Size in Local U.S. MarketsAlexander Popov
1078On the real effects of private equity investment: evidence from new business creationAlexander Popov, Peter Roosenboom
1063Does private equity investment spur innovation? Evidence from EuropeAlexander Popov, Peter Roosenboom
Title Authors Where
Who Needs Credit and Who Gets Credit in Eastern Europe? M. Brown, S. Ongena, A. Popov, P. Yesin Economic Policy, Vol. 26(65), pp. 93-130
Interbank Market Integration, Loan Rates, and Firm Leverage A. Popov, S. Ongena Journal of Banking & Finance, Vol. 35(3), 544-560
Cross-Border Banking, Credit Access, and the Financial Crisis A. Popov, G. Udell Journal of International Economics, Vol. 87(1), pp. 147-161
Venture Capital and Patented Innovation: Evidence from Europe A. Popov, P. Roosenboom Economic Policy, Vol. 28(71), pp. 447-482
'When the Cat's Away the Mice Will Play': Does Regulation At Home Affect Bank Risk Taking Abroad? S. Ongena, A. Popov, G. Udell Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 108(3), pp. 727-750
Financial Dependence, Global Growth Opportunities, and Growth Revisted S. Manganelli, A. Popov Economics Letters, Vol. 120(1), pp. 123-135
Venture Capital and New Business Creation A. Popov, P. Roosenboom Journal of Banking & Finance, Vol. 37(12), pp. 4695-4710
Credit Constraints and Investment in Human Capital: Training Evidence from Emerging Markets A. Popov Journal of Financial Intermediation, Vol. 23(1), pp. 76-100
Credit Constraints, Equity Market Liberalization, and Growth Rate Asymmetry A. Popov Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 107(1), pp. 202-214
Venture Capital and Industry Structure: Evidence from Local U.S. Markets A. Popov Review of Finance, Vol. 18(3), pp. 1059-1096
Financial Development, Sectoral Reallocation, and Volatility: International Evidence S. Manganelli, A. Popov Journal of International Economics, Vol. 96(2), pp. 323-337
House Prices, Home Equity Borrowing, and Entrepreneurship S. Corradin, A. Popov Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 28(8), pp. 2399-2428
Exporting Sovereign Stress: Evidence from Syndicated Bank Lending During the Euro Area Sovereign Debt Crisis A. Popov, N. van Horen Review of Finance, Vol. 19(5), pp. 1825-1866
Monetary Policy, Bank Capital, and Credit Supply: A Role for Discouraged and Informally Rejected Firms A. Popov International Journal of Central Banking, forthcoming