Researcher biography

Dr Frederique Bracoud's research is in the area of economics of banking, with a particular interest for modelling of competition and contract design in asymmetric information environments.

Qualifications

MSC (Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium);
PhD (Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur, Belgium)

Employment history

October, 2006 - present
Lecturer at the School of Economics, University of Queensland, Australia

September, 2000 - August, 2006
Lecturer at the Department of Economics, Keele University, UK

September, 1998 - August, 2000
Lecturer at the Department of Economics and Accounting, University of Liverpool, UK

October, 1989 - December, 1997
Teaching and Research Assistant at Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur, Belgium

Research interests

  • Bank deposit optimal contracts
  • Auctions applied to central banking
  • Modelling of banking competition
  • Asymmetric information and credit rationing by banks

Publications

Bracoud, F. (Forthcoming 2007) "Double Bertrand Competition among Intermediaries when Consumers can Default", The Economics Bulletin, Vol. 4.

Bracoud, F. and Hillier, B. (January, 2000) "Equity or Debt? Contracts in Markets with Asymmetric Information", the Manchester School, Vol. 68, No. 1, pp 1-22.

Working papers

Bracoud, F. (2002) "Sequential Models of Bertrand Competition for Deposits and Loans under Asymmetric Information", Keele Economic Research Paper, KERP 2002/15

Bracoud, F. (2000) "On Monetary Implications of Credit Rationing under Asymmetric Information", Keele Economic Research Paper, KERP 2000/10