Publications

This page lists articles based on micro data from the OeNB Euro Survey. The main results will be regularly published in the OeNB publication Focus on European Economic Integration.

Journals

    • Begovic, S., Adnett, N. and G. Pugh. (2016). An investigation into the credibility of currency board arrangements in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Bulgaria. In: Journal of Comparative Economics 44(3), 787–799.
    • Brown, M., Stix, H. (2015). The Euroization of Bank Deposits in Eastern Europe. In: Economic Policy 30 (81), 95–139.
    • Beckmann, E., Stix, H. (2015). Foreign Currency Borrowing and Knowledge About Exchange Rate Risk. In: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 112, 1–16.
    • Stix, H. 2013. Why do people save in cash? Distrust, memories of banking crises, weak institutions and dollarization. In: Journal of Banking and Finance 37(11). 4087–4106.
    • Fidrmuc, J., M. Hake and H. Stix. 2013. Households’ Foreign Currency Borrowing in Central and Eastern Europe. In: Journal of Banking and Finance 37(6). 1880–1897.
    • Beckmann, E., M. Gächter and D. Ritzberger-Grünwald. 2013. Das internationale Währungssystem im Umbruch? In: Wirtschaftspolitische Blätter 2/2013. WKO. 231–251.
    • Beckmann, E. 2013. Financial Literacy and Household Savings in Romania. In: Numeracy 6(2)
    • Ritzberger-Grünwald, D. and T. Scheiber. 2012. Euro Cash in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe. In: Monetary Policy and the Economy Q1/12. 41–55. (PDF 2,27 MB)
    • Prean, N. and H. Stix. 2011. The Effect of Raising Deposit Insurance Coverage in Times of Financial Crisis – Evidence from Croatian Microdata. In: Economic Systems 35. 496–511.
    • Stix, H. 2010. Euroization: What Factors Drive its Persistence? Household Data Evidence for Croatia, Slovenia and Slovakia. In: Applied Economics 43(21). 2689–2704.
    • Stix, H. 2010. The euro as a safe haven asset in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, in: Nowotny, E., P. Mooslechner and D. Ritzberger-Grünwald (eds.). 2010. The Euro and Economic Stability. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.
    • Backé, P., D. Ritzberger-Grünwald and H. Stix. 2007. The Euro on the Road East: Cash, Savings and Loans. In: Monetary Policy & the Economy Q1/07. 114–127. (PDF 170 KB)
    • Stix, H. 2004. Foreign Currency Demand since 2002 – Evidence from five Central and Eastern European Economies. In: CESifo Forum 4/04. 19–24.
    • Nauschnigg, F. 2003. The Use of Euro and Other Foreign Currencies in Central and Eastern Europe: A Survey of the Austrian National Bank. 4th INFER Workshop on Financial Markets. April. 89–106.
    • Stix, H. 2002. The Euro in Central and Eastern Europe – Survey Evidence from Five Countries. In: CESifo Forum 3/02. 19–24.
    • Stix, H. 2002. Foreign Currency Holdings in Central and Eastern European Countries. In: WIIW Monthly Report 1/02. 10–18.
    • Stix, H. 2001. Fremdwährungsbesitz in Zentral- und Osteuropa: Umfrageergebnisse, 2001, Bankarchiv, In: Zeitschrift für das gesamte Bank- und Börsenwesen. November. 899–905.
    • Stix, H. 2001. Survey Results about Foreign Currency Holdings in Five Central and Eastern European Countries In: CESifo Forum 3/01. 41–48.

Working Papers

    • Belabed, C.A.,  Hake, M. 2018. Income inequality and trust in national governments in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe. OeNB Working Paper 222.
    • Beckmann, E., Hildebrandt, A., Jäger-Gyovai, K. 2016. Current risks in the CESEE residential property market: Evidence from the OeNB Euro Survey, NBP Working Paper No. 243(1).
    • Beckmann, E. and H. Stix. 2014. Foreign Currency Borrowing and Knowledge of Exchange Rate Risk, OeNB Working Paper 188.
    • Beckmann, E., J. Fidrmuc and H. Stix. 2012. Foreign currency loans and loan arrears of households in CEECs. OeNB Working Paper 181. (PDF 380 KB)
    • Stix, H. 2012. Why Do People Save in Cash? Distrust, Memories of Banking Crises, Weak Institutions and Dollarization. OeNB Working Paper 178. (PDF 2,02 MB)
    • Scheiber, T. and H. Stix. 2009. Euroization in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe – New Evidence on Its Extent and Some Evidence on Its Causes. OeNB Working Paper 159. (PDF 634 KB)
    • Stix, H. 2008. Euroization: What Factors Drive its Persistence? Household Data Evidence for Croatia, Slovenia and Slovakia. OeNB Working Paper No. 140. (PDF 465 KB)

Focus on European Economic Integration

Contributions to the ECB’s report on the international role of the euro

  • A brief summary of survey results about euro cash holdings has been published in the ECB’s report on the international role of the euro since 2005.

    • 2017: The use of euro cash in central, eastern and south-eastern Europe, Box 6. 25–26.
    • 2015: Unofficial euroisation in CESEE: an overview of recent literature, Box 6. 38–39.
    • 2014: Results from the OeNB Euro Survey of Households in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. 26–28.
    • 2013 report contains the special feature OeNB Euro Survey: Savings Deposits of CESEE Households Gain in Importance at the Expense of (Euro) Cash Holdings. 29–32.
    • 2012 report contains the special feature OeNB Euro Survey: The Role of The Euro as a Safe Haven Asset in Central, Eastern and South-East Europe. 23–25.
    • 2011 report contains the special feature Foreign Currency Lending in CESEE Countries: Evidence from the OeNB Euro Survey. 55–59.

Contributions to ECB reports

    • Beckmann, E. 2015. The determinants of households’ saving decisions in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. In: Structural Issues Report, Box 7.