Natalja von Westernhagen
Department of Banking and Financial Supervision, Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt
Natalja von Westernhagen is Research Associate in the Department of Banking and Financial Supervision at the Deutsche Bundesbank in Frankfurt. Before joining the Deutsche Bundesbank in 2002 she received her Ph.D. at Potsdam University in the research area Systemic Transformation, Trade and Economic Growth. Her research work has focused on financial stability, macroeconomic stress testing, banks’ portfolio diversification, international bank activities, the impact of business cycle on bank lending and relationship banking. She has published in Journal of Financial Services Research (JFSR), Kredit und Kapital, International Economics and Economic Policy (IEEP). She also works as expert for the Bundesbank Central Bank Cooperation and has participated in the seminars at the Deutsche Bundesbank and at national banks for the National Bank of Kazakhstan, the Czech National Bank, the Central Bank of Turkey, the Central Bank of Russia.