Tobias Berg

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Associate Professor

Adickesallee 32-34

Frankfurt am Main, 60322

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (22)

On the Rise of FinTechs – Credit Scoring Using Digital Footprints

Michael J. Brennan Irish Finance Working Paper Series Research Paper No. 18-12
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 12 May 2018 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2019
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Humboldt University, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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FinTech, Lending, Unbanked Households, Privacy, Credit Bureau Scores

On the Rise of Fintechs – Credit Scoring Using Digital Footprints

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 May 2018 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2021
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Humboldt University of Berlin, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Does Contingent Capital Induce Excessive Risk-Taking?

Journal of Financial Intermediation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
Tobias Berg and Christoph Kaserer
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and Technische Universität München (TUM)
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Contingent capital, banking regulation, risk-taking incentives, asset substitution, debt overhang, credit crunch

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From Actual to Risk-Neutral Default Probabilities: Merton and Beyond

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Mar 2009
Tobias Berg
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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credit spreads, risk premia, structural models of default, unobservable asset values

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Estimating Equity Premia from CDS Spreads

EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2016
Christoph Kaserer and Tobias Berg
Technische Universität München (TUM) and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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credit risk premim, equity premium, market sharpe ratio, credit risk, structural models of default

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The Total Cost of Corporate Borrowing in the Loan Market: Don't Ignore the Fees

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2015
Tobias Berg, Anthony Saunders and Sascha Steffen
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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Options and syndicated loans, fees, asymmetric information

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'Brexit' and the Contraction of Syndicated Lending

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 27 May 2020
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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Brexit, Syndicated Loans, Competition, Financial Centers

Loan Officer Incentives, Internal Rating Models and Default Rates

AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2019
Tobias Berg, Manju Puri and Jörg Rocholl
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
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loan officer incentives, internal ratings, hard information, Lucas critique

Loan Officer Incentives and the Limits of Hard Information

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 May 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2021
Tobias Berg, Manju Puri and Jörg Rocholl
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
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Handling Spillover Effects in Empirical Research

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 May 2019 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Tobias Berg, Markus Reisinger and Daniel Streitz
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management - Economics Department and Copenhagen Business School
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Spillovers, Cournot, Salop, Agglomeration, Demand Spillovers, Direct vs. Indirect Effects, Credit Supply

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What Explains the Difference in Leverage between Banks and Non-Banks?

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2016
Tobias Berg and Jasmin Gider
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management
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Bank Capital, Bank Leverage, Capital Regulation

The Term Structure of Risk Premia: Evidence from CDS Spreads

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 May 2009 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2013
Tobias Berg
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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time-varying risk premia, return predictability, credit risk, equity premium, structural models of default

The Term Structure of Risk Premia: New Evidence from the Financial Crisis

ECB Working Paper No. 1165
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Apr 2010
Tobias Berg
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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credit risk, risk premia, equity premium, mean reversion, structural models of default

Mind the Gap: The Difference between U.S. and European Loan Rates

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2017
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and Copenhagen Business School
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Loans, corporate debt, fees, market integration, globalization

Mind the Gap: The Difference between U.S. and European Loan Rates

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 16-018
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Apr 2016
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and Copenhagen Business School
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Loans, corporate debt, fees, market integration, globalization

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Playing the Devil's Advocate: The Causal Effect of Risk Management on Loan Quality

The Review of Financial Studies (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 May 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2015
Tobias Berg
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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risk management, loan officer incentives, organizational design

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Trends in Corporate Borrowing

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 13, pp. 321-340, 2021
Posted: 09 Nov 2021
Tobias Berg, Anthony Saunders and Sascha Steffen
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, New York University (NYU) and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

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Trends in Corporate Borrowing

Annual Review of Financial Economics 2020, NYU Stern School of Business Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Oct 2020
Tobias Berg, Anthony Saunders and Sascha Steffen
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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Corporate borrowing, loans, bonds, contingent liquidity, institutional investors, loan purposes

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Got Rejected? Real Effects of Not Getting a Loan

ECB Working Paper No. 1960
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Sep 2016
Tobias Berg
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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Credit supply, real effects, liquidity demand, precautionary savings

Got Rejected? Real Effects of Not Getting a Loan

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 23 Apr 2018
Tobias Berg
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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Credit supply, cash holdings, real effects, SMEs, precautionary savings

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Credit Supply and (In)organic Growth

BAFFI CAREFIN Centre Research Paper No. 2015-14
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2020
Tobias Berg, Daniel Streitz and Michael Wedow
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Copenhagen Business School and European Central Bank (ECB) - Directorate Financial Stability and Supervision
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Inorganic Growth, Credit Supply, Real Effects, Securitization

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Determinants of the Size of the Sovereign Credit Default Swap Market

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2015
Tobias Berg and Daniel Streitz
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and Copenhagen Business School
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Sovereign Credit Default Swaps, Sovereign CDS Trading Volume, DTCC Data, Sovereign Credit Ratings

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FinTech Lending

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 21-72
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Oct 2021
Tobias Berg, Andreas Fuster and Manju Puri
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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FinTech, lending, COVID-19

Fintech Lending

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2021
Tobias Berg, Andreas Fuster and Manju Puri
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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FinTech Lending

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Nov 2021
Tobias Berg, Andreas Fuster and Manju Puri
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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COVID-19, Financial Intermediation, Fintech, lending

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On the Rise of the FinTechs - Credit Scoring using Digital Footprints

FDIC Center for Financial Research Paper No. 2018-04
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Oct 2018
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Humboldt University of Berlin and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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The Total Costs of Corporate Borrowing in the Loan Market: Don't Ignore the Fees

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 17
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Sep 2018
Tobias Berg, Anthony Saunders and Sascha Steffen
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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An Analysis of the Consistency of Banks' Internal Ratings

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Jan 2017
Tobias Berg and Philipp Koziol
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Internal Ratings, Basel Minimum Capital Requirements, IRB Approach, Bank Incentives, Bank Regulation

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Online Appendix to 'Brexit' and the Contraction of Syndicated Lending

NYU Stern School of Business
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Jun 2020
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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Brexit, Syndicated Loans, Banks, Financial Centers

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Spillover Effects in Empirical Corporate Finance

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 23 Dec 2020
Tobias Berg, Markus Reisinger and Daniel Streitz
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management - Economics Department and Copenhagen Business School
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