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Franklin Allen

Nippon Life Professor of Finance

Professor of Economics

Research Interests: asset pricing, corporate finance, economics of information

Links: CV, Personal Website


  • Franklin Allen, Ana Babus, Elena Carletti (2009), Financial Crises: Theory and Evidence, Annual Review of Financial Economics, December 2009.
  • Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti, Robert Marquez (2009), Credit Market Competition and Capital Regulation, Forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies  Abstract
  • Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti, Douglas Gale (2009), Interbank Market Liquidity and Central Bank Intervention, Journal of Monetary Economics, 56 (5), 639 - 652.  Abstract
  • Franklin Allen, Jun “QJ” Qian, Meijun Qian, Mengxin Zhao (2009), A Review of China’s Financial System and Initiatives for the Future, China's Emerging Financial Markets, Edited by James A. Barth, John A. Tatom and Glenn Yago, The Milken Institute Series on Financial Innovation and Economic Growth, 2009.  Abstract
  • Franklin Allen, Ana Babus (2009), Networks in Finance, The Network Challenge, Edited by Paul Kleindorfer and Jerry Wind, Wharton School Publishing, 367-382.
  • Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti (2008), Mark-to-Market Accounting and Liquidity Pricing, Journal of Accounting and Economics, 45 (2-3), 358 - 378.  Abstract
  • Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti (2008), The Roles of Banks in Financial Systems, In The Oxford Handbook of Banking, edited by A. Berger, P. Moyneux, and J. Wilson, Oxford University Press, 2008.  Abstract
  • Franklin Allen, Rajesh Chakrabarti, Sankar De, Jun “QJ” Qian, Meijun Qian (2008), Law, Institutions and Finance in China and India, In Emerging Giants: China and India in the World Economy edited by Barry Eichengreen, Poonam Gupta, and Rajiv Kumar, 2008.  Abstract
  • Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti (2008), The Role of Liquidity in Financial Crises, 2008 Jackson Hole Conference Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, 379-412.