Alexander Popov


  • 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
1937 The invisible hand of the government: “Moral suasion” during the European sovereign debt crisis Steven Ongena, Alexander Popov, Neeltje Van Horen
1910 Waking up from the American dream: on the experience of young Americans during the housing boom of the 2000s Luc Laeven, Alexander Popov
1892 A lost generation? Education decisions and employment outcomes during the U.S. housing boom-bust cycle of the 2000s Alexander Popov, Luc Laeven
1822 Gender bias and credit access Steven Ongena, Alexander Popov
1821 Financing constraints, employment, and labor compensation: evidence from the subprime mortgage crisis Alexander Popov, Jörg Rocholl
1820 Sovereign stress, unconventional monetary policy, and SME access to finance Annalisa Ferrando, Alexander Popov, Gregory F. Udell
1606 Credit constraints and investment in human capital: training evidence from transition economies Alexander Popov
1593 Monetary policy, bank capital and credit supply: a role for discouraged and informally rejected firms Alexander Popov
1544 House prices, home equity and entrepreneurships Stefano Corradin, Alexander Popov
1488 When the cat's away the mice will play: does regulation at home affect bank risk taking abroad? Steven Ongena, Alexander Popov, Gregory F. Udell
1421 Who needs credit and who gets credit in Eastern Europe? Martin Brown, Steven Ongena, Alexander Popov, Pinar Yesin
1368 Output growth and fluctuation: the role of financial openness Alexander Popov
1259 Finance and diversification Simone Manganelli, Alexander Popov
1252 Interbank market integration, loan rates, and firm leverage Steven Ongena, Alexander Popov
1203 Cross-border banking and the international transmission of financial distress during the crisis of 2007-2008 Alexander Popov, Gregory F. Udell
1121 Does Finance Bolster Superstar Companies? Banks, Venture Capital, and Firm Size in Local U.S. Markets Alexander Popov
1078 On the real effects of private equity investment: evidence from new business creation Alexander Popov, Peter Roosenboom
1063 Does private equity investment spur innovation? Evidence from Europe Alexander Popov, Peter Roosenboom
Title Authors Where Date
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 2011-01-01
Interbank Market Integration, Loan Rates, and Firm Leverage A. Popov, S. Ongena Journal of Banking & Finance, Vol. 35(3), 544-560 2011-03-01
Cross-Border Banking, Credit Access, and the Financial Crisis A. Popov, G. Udell Journal of International Economics, Vol. 87(1), pp. 147-161 2012-05-01
Venture Capital and Patented Innovation: Evidence from Europe A. Popov, P. Roosenboom Economic Policy, Vol. 28(71), pp. 447-482 2012-07-01
'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 2013-06-01
Financial Dependence, Global Growth Opportunities, and Growth Revisted S. Manganelli, A. Popov Economics Letters, Vol. 120(1), pp. 123-135 2013-07-01
Venture Capital and New Business Creation A. Popov, P. Roosenboom Journal of Banking & Finance, Vol. 37(12), pp. 4695-4710 2013-12-01
Credit Constraints and Investment in Human Capital: Training Evidence from Emerging Markets A. Popov Journal of Financial Intermediation, Vol. 23(1), pp. 76-100 2014-01-01
Credit Constraints, Equity Market Liberalization, and Growth Rate Asymmetry A. Popov Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 107(1), pp. 202-214 2014-03-01
Venture Capital and Industry Structure: Evidence from Local U.S. Markets A. Popov Review of Finance, Vol. 18(3), pp. 1059-1096 2014-07-01
Financial Development, Sectoral Reallocation, and Volatility: International Evidence S. Manganelli, A. Popov Journal of International Economics, Vol. 96(2), pp. 323-337 2015-07-01
House Prices, Home Equity Borrowing, and Entrepreneurship S. Corradin, A. Popov Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 28(8), pp. 2399-2428 2015-08-01
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 2015-08-01
Monetary Policy, Bank Capital, and Credit Supply: A Role for Discouraged and Informally Rejected Firms A. Popov International Journal of Central Banking, forthcoming --