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Matthias Thiemann

Matthias Thiemann

Matthias Thiemann is Assistant Professor of the Sociology of Money, Banking and Finance at Goethe University, Frankfurt. A graduate of Columbia University, his work engages with the regulation of the shadow banking system pre- and post-crisis. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Review of International Political Economy, Business and Politics, Competition and Change and the American Journal of Sociology.

Capital Markets Union and the mirage of resilience

Drawing on rhetoric of resilient markets and the need for diversity, the European Commission is pushing for a capital markets union to extend market-based finance in the EU. This move risks marginalizing current attempts to control the potential for large up and downswings in the credit provision system.

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