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First Name: Donato
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Last Name: Masciandaro

RePEc Short-ID: pma1163

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Dipartimento di Economia "Ettore Bocconi"
Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi
Location: Milano, Italy
Phone: 02/5836.5308
Fax: 02/5836.5318
Postal: Via U. Gobbi, 5 - 20136 Milano
Handle: RePEc:edi:debocit (more details at EDIRC)


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Working papers

  1. Donato Masciandaro, Francesco Passarelli, 2011. "Financial Systemic Risk: Taxation or Regulation?," ISLA Working Papers 41, ISLA, Centre for research on Latin American Studies and Transition Economies, Universita' Bocconi, Milano, Italy.
  2. Marc Quintyn & Rosaria Vega Pansini & Donato Masciandaro, 2011. "The Economic Crisis," IMF Working Papers 11/261, International Monetary Fund.
  3. Marc Quintyn & Donato Masciandaro & María Nieto, 2009. "Will they Sing the Same Tune? Measuring Convergence in the New European System of Financial Supervisors," IMF Working Papers 09/142, International Monetary Fund.
  4. Donato Masciandaro & Marc Quintyn, 2008. "Institutions Matter: Financial Supervision Architecture, Central Bank and Path Dependence. General Trends and the South Eastern European Countries," Working Papers 89, Bank of Greece.
  5. Donato Masciandaro & Marc Quintyn & Michael Taylor, 2008. "Financial Supervisory Independence and Accountability-Exploring the Determinants," IMF Working Papers 08/147, International Monetary Fund.
  6. Marc Quintyn & Donato Masciandaro, 2008. "Helping Hand or Grabbing Hand? Supervisory Architecture, Financial Structure and Market View," IMF Working Papers 08/47, International Monetary Fund.
  7. Donato Masciandaro & Maria Nieto & Henriette Prast, 2007. "Who pays for banking supervision? Principles and practices," DNB Working Papers 141, Netherlands Central Bank, Research Department.
  8. Donato Masciandaro & María J. Nieto & Henriëtte Prast, 2007. "Financial governance of banking supervision," Banco de Espa�a Working Papers 0725, Banco de Espa�a.
  9. Andreas Freytag & Donato Masciandaro, 2005. "Financial Supervision Fragmentation and Central Bank Independence: The Two Sides of the Same Coin?," Jenaer Schriften zur Wirtschaftswissenschaft 14/2005, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät.


  1. Dalla Pellegrina, L. & Masciandaro, D. & Pansini, R.V., 2013. "The central banker as prudential supervisor: Does independence matter?," Journal of Financial Stability, Elsevier, vol. 9(3), pages 415-427.
  2. Donato Masciandaro & Francesco Passarelli, 2013. "Taxation or regulation in preventing systemic risk? The political distortion," BANCARIA, Bancaria Editrice, vol. 4, pages 2-14, April.
  3. Masciandaro, Donato & Passarelli, Francesco, 2013. "Financial systemic risk: Taxation or regulation?," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 37(2), pages 587-596.
  4. Masciandaro, Donato & Pansini, Rosaria Vega & Quintyn, Marc, 2013. "The economic crisis: Did supervision architecture and governance matter?," Journal of Financial Stability, Elsevier, vol. 9(4), pages 578-596.
  5. Giampio Bracchi & Donato Masciandaro, 2012. "The role of deeply-rooted commercial banks in the Italian economy," BANCARIA, Bancaria Editrice, vol. 9, pages 41-48, September.
  6. Dorothea Schäfer & Stephan Schulmeister & John Vella & Donato Masciandaro & Francesco Passarelli & Ross Buckley, 2012. "The financial transaction tax — Boon or bane?," Intereconomics: Review of European Economic Policy, Springer, vol. 47(2), pages 76-103, March.
  7. Masciandaro Donato, 2012. "Back to the Future?," European Company and Financial Law Review, De Gruyter, vol. 9(2), pages 112-130, July.
  8. Donato Masciandaro, 2012. "Monetary policy and banking supervision: still at arm's length? A comparative analysis," European Journal of Comparative Economics, Cattaneo University (LIUC), vol. 9(3), pages 349-366, December.
  9. Raffaella Barone & Donato Masciandaro, 2011. "Organized crime, money laundering and legal economy: theory and simulations," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 32(1), pages 115-142, August.
  10. Masciandaro, Donato & Nieto, Maria J. & Quintyn, Marc, 2011. "Exploring governance of the new European Banking Authority—A case for harmonization?," Journal of Financial Stability, Elsevier, vol. 7(4), pages 204-214, December.
  11. Donato Masciandaro, 2010. "Reforming regulation and supervision in Europe: Five missing lessons from the financial crisis," Intereconomics: Review of European Economic Policy, Springer, vol. 45(5), pages 293-296, September.
  12. Donato Masciandaro & Maria Nieto & Marc Quintyn, 2009. "Financial supervision in the EU: is there convergence in the national architectures?," Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 17(2), pages 86-95, May.
  13. Masciandaro, Donato, 2009. "Politicians and financial supervision unification outside the central bank: Why do they do it?," Journal of Financial Stability, Elsevier, vol. 5(2), pages 124-146, June.
  14. Dalla Pellegrina Lucia & Masciandaro Donato, 2009. "The Risk-Based Approach in the New European Anti-Money Laundering Legislation: A Law and Economics View," Review of Law & Economics, De Gruyter, vol. 5(2), pages 931-952, December.
  15. Masciandaro, Donato & Quintyn, Marc & Taylor, Michael W., 2008. "Inside and outside the central bank: Independence and accountability in financial supervision: Trends and determinants," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 24(4), pages 833-848, December.
  16. Donato Masciandaro, 2008. "Offshore financial centres: the political economy of regulation," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 26(3), pages 307-340, December.
  17. Lucia Dalla Pellegrina & Donato Masciandaro, 2008. "Politicians, central banks, and the shape of financial supervision architectures," Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 16(4), pages 290-317, November.
  18. Masciandaro, Donato & Quintyn, Marc, 2008. "Helping hand or grabbing hand?: Politicians, supervision regime, financial structure and market view," The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 19(2), pages 153-173, August.
  19. Raffaella Barone & Donato Masciandaro, 2008. "Worldwide anti-money laundering regulation: estimating the costs and benefits," Global Business and Economics Review, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 10(3), pages 243-264.
  20. Masciandaro, Donato, 2007. "Divide et impera: Financial supervision unification and central bank fragmentation effect," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 23(2), pages 285-315, June.
  21. Donato Masciandaro & Maria J. Nieto & Henriette Prast, 2007. "Who pays for banking supervision? Principles and trends," Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 15(3), pages 303-326, July.
  22. Donato Masciandaro, 2006. "E Pluribus Unum? Authorities' Design in Financial Supervision: Trends and Determinants," Open Economies Review, Springer, vol. 17(1), pages 73-102, January.
  23. Donato Masciandaro, 2005. "False and Reluctant Friends? National Money Laundering Regulation, International Compliance and Non-Cooperative Countries," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 20(1), pages 17-30, July.
  24. Masciandaro Donato, 2005. "Financial Supervision Architectures: Economics, Politics, Instituctions and Law," Economia politica, Società editrice il Mulino, issue 1, pages 101-130.
  25. Lucio DALLA PELLEGRINA & Donato MASCIANDARO, 2004. "Nuova microfinanza? Credito informale e credito di gruppo in Mercati Competitivi," Rivista Italiana degli Economisti, SIE - Societa' Italiana degli Economisti (I), vol. 9(1), pages 3-32, April.
  26. Dalla Pellegrina Lucia & Masciandaro Donato, 2004. ""Nuova" microfinanza? Credito informale e credito di gruppo in mercati competitivi," Rivista italiana degli economisti, Società editrice il Mulino, issue 1, pages 3-32.
  27. Luigi Donato & Donato Masciandaro, 2004. "Putting the Crooks out of Banking. Financial Integrity in Regulation and Supervision: The Italian Case (1991-2001)," Rivista di Politica Economica, SIPI Spa, vol. 94(3), pages 163-200, May-June.
  28. Cifarelli, Michele D. & Masciandaro, Donato & Peccati, Lorenzo & Salsa, Sandro & Tagliani, Aldo, 2002. "Success or failure of a firm under different financing policies: A dynamic stochastic model," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 136(3), pages 471-482, February.
  29. Masciandaro, Donato, 2002. "What do your customers really know? Bank managers and compliance cost perceptions," Journal of Financial Transformation, Capco Institute, vol. 5, pages 37-42.
  30. Donato Masciandaro, 2001. "In Offense of Usury Laws: Microfoundations of Illegal Credit Contracts," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 12(3), pages 193-215, November.
  31. Donato Masciandaro & Michele Bagella, 2001. "Le banche ed Internet in Italia. Prime esperienze," ECONOMIA E DIRITTO DEL TERZIARIO, FrancoAngeli Editore, vol. 2001(1).
  32. Masciandaro Donato & Battaglini Marco, 2000. "Il vantaggio di bussare due volte: contratti bancari ed usura, diritti di proprietà, valore della garanzia e della rinegoziazione," Economia politica, Società editrice il Mulino, issue 3, pages 415-444.
  33. Donato Masciandaro, 2000. "Criminalità organizzata ed economia d'impresa in Italia," ECONOMIA E POLITICA INDUSTRIALE, FrancoAngeli Editore, vol. 2000(105).
  34. Donato Masciandaro, 1999. "Money Laundering: the Economics of Regulation," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 7(3), pages 225-240, May.
  35. Donato Masciandaro, 1995. "Designing a central bank: Social player, monetary agent, or banking agent?," Open Economies Review, Springer, vol. 6(4), pages 399-410, October.
  36. Masciandaro, Donato & Spinelli, Franco, 1994. "Central Banks' Independence: Institutional Determinants, Rankings and Central Bankers' Views," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 41(4), pages 434-43, November.
  37. Franco Spinelli & Donato Masciandaro, 1993. "Towards monetary constitutionalism in Italy," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 4(2), pages 211-222, March.
  38. Donato Masciandaro & Guido Tabellini, 1987. "Monetary regimes and fiscal deficits: a comparative analysis," Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, pages 125-152.


  1. Donato Masciandaro & Marc Quintyn, 2013. "The Evolution of Financial Supervision: the Continuing Search for the Holy Grail," SUERF 50th Anniversary Volume Chapters, SUERF - The European Money and Finance Forum.
  2. Donato Masciandaro & Marc Quintyn & Rosaria Vega-Pansini, 2012. "The Economic Crisis: A Story of Supervisory Failure and Ideas for the Way Forward," Chapters in SUERF Studies, SUERF - The European Money and Finance Forum.


  1. Niels C. Thygesen & Robert N. McCauley & Guonan Ma & William R. White & Jakob de Haan & Willem van den End & Jon Frost & Christiaan Pattipeilohy & Mostafa Tabbae & Ernest Gnan & Morten Balling & Paul , 2013. "50 Years of Money and Finance: Lessons and Challenges," SUERF 50th Anniversary Volume - 50 Years of Money and Finance: Lessons and Challenges, SUERF - The European Money and Finance Forum, number 1 edited by Morten Balling & Ernest Gnan.
  2. Morten Balling & Frank Lierman & Freddy Van den Spiegel & Rym Ayadi & David T. Llewellyn & Martin Merlin & Donato Masciandaro & Marc Quintyn & Rosaria Vega-Pansini & Adam Szyszka & Rym Ayadi & Frank d, 2012. "New Paradigms in Banking, Financial Markets and Regulation?," SUERF Studies, SUERF - The European Money and Finance Forum, number 2012/2 edited by Morten Balling, Frank Lierman, Freddy Van den Spiegel, Rym Ayadi and David T. Llewellyn.

NEP Fields

8 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-BAN: Banking (3) 2007-07-27 2007-08-27 2012-01-03. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (4) 2005-11-05 2007-08-27 2008-11-11 2009-10-10. Author is listed
  3. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (2) 2007-07-27 2008-11-11. Author is listed
  4. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2008-11-11
  5. NEP-EEC: European Economics (1) 2008-11-11
  6. NEP-FIN: Finance (1) 2005-11-05
  7. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (2) 2005-11-05 2012-01-03. Author is listed
  8. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (2) 2005-11-05 2008-11-11. Author is listed
  9. NEP-MON: Monetary Economics (1) 2005-11-05
  10. NEP-REG: Regulation (3) 2007-08-27 2009-10-10 2012-01-03. Author is listed
  11. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (1) 2012-01-03
  12. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2011-12-19
  13. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2008-11-11


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