Alexander Bechtel

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Online and offline conferences

Over the last weeks, I had the pleasure to be a guest in different webinars, online panels, and podcasts. Additionally, I finally started travelling again and had the chance to speak at “in-person” events. I visited the Federation of German Consumer Organisations (Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband) in Berlin to talk about the future of money. One week […]

Deutsche Bank

In August, I have started working at Deutsche Bank, more precisely in the strategy division of the corporate bank. My job is to make the bank fit for the future when it comes to digital money and blockchain. Since I am the first official hire of Deutsche Bank that deals with these topics, several media […]

Best Discussant Doctoral Award 2019

I am happy to have won the Swiss Finance Institute Best Discussant Doctoral Award 2019 for my discussion during this year’s SFI Research Days ( I would like to thank the Swiss Finance Institute for the price and the interesting conference.

New working paper: Liquidity Risk and Funding Cost

I am happy to share with you our new working paper “Liquidity Risk and Funding Cost”, available at The paper is joint work with Angelo Ranaldo and Jan Wrampelmeyer. We propose and test a new channel that outlines how funding liquidity risk affects interest rates in short-term funding markets – the funding liquidity risk channel. Unlike […]

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