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The Holders and Issuers of International Portfolio Securities

In: International Finance in the Global Markets

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  • Vahagn Galstyan
  • Philip Lane
  • Caroline Mehigan
  • Rogelio Mercado

Abstract

Research on the geographical distribution of international portfolios has mainly focused on data aggregated to the country level. We exploit newly-available data that disaggregates the holders and issuers of international securities along sectoral lines. We find that patterns evident in the aggregate data do not uniformly apply across the various holding and issuing sectors, such that a full understanding of cross-border portfolio positions requires granular-level analysis.
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  • Vahagn Galstyan & Philip Lane & Caroline Mehigan & Rogelio Mercado, 2015. "The Holders and Issuers of International Portfolio Securities," NBER Chapters, in: International Finance in the Global Markets, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    1. Galstyan, Vahagn & Maqui, Eduardo & McQuade, Peter, 2019. "International Debt and Special Purpose Entities: Evidence from Ireland," Research Technical Papers 13/RT/19, Central Bank of Ireland.
    2. Rogelio Mercado Jr, 2020. "Bilateral capital flows: gravity, push, and pull," IFC Bulletins chapters, in: Bank for International Settlements (ed.),Bridging measurement challenges and analytical needs of external statistics: evolution or revolution?, volume 52, Bank for International Settlements.
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    5. Mary Everett & Vahagn Galstyan, 2017. "Cross-Border Banking and Macroeconomic Determinants," Trinity Economics Papers tep0317, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Economics.
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    7. Stefan Avdjiev & Bryan Hardy & Ṣebnem Kalemli-Özcan & Luis Servén, 2017. "Gross Capital Flows by Banks, Corporates and Sovereigns," NBER Working Papers 23116, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    17. Galstyan, Vahagn, 2019. "Estimates of Foreign Assets and Liabilities for Ireland," Research Technical Papers 3/RT/19, Central Bank of Ireland.
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    20. Mary Everett & Vahagn Galstyan, 2020. "Bilateral cross-border banking and macroeconomic determinants," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer;Institut für Weltwirtschaft (Kiel Institute for the World Economy), vol. 156(4), pages 921-944, November.
    21. Bremus, Franziska & Kliatskova, Tatsiana, 2020. "Legal harmonization, institutional quality, and countries’ external positions: A sectoral analysis," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 107(C).
    22. Martijn Boermans & Robert Vermeulen, 2018. "Quantitative easing and preferred habitat investors in the euro area bond market," DNB Working Papers 586, Netherlands Central Bank, Research Department.
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    JEL classification:

    • F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
    • F3 - International Economics - - International Finance

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