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CFR Seminar Series Library - 2004

The Seminar Series of the FDIC's Center for Financial Research, Division of Insurance and Research provides the research community and other interested parties with the results of research efforts by economists in the Division. Since much of the research is ongoing, the authors welcome comments from readers. Seminar Papers should not be reproduced without prior approval from the author.

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September 2 - How Depositors Discipline Banks: A Micro-level Case Study of Hamilton Bank - PDF 277k
Andrew M. Davenport
Kathleen M. McDill

September 2 - Troubled Banks: Why Don't They Fail? - PDF 342k
Virginia Olin
Robert Oshinsky

September 8 - The Sensitivity of Bank Net Interest Margins to Credit, Interest Rate, and Term Structure Shocks - PDF 396k
Jerry Hanweck
Lisa Ryu

September 15 - Geographic Diversification in Banking and its Implications for Bank Portfolio Choice and Performance - PDF 1,216k
Donald P. Morgan
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Katherine Samolyk
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

October 21 - So What Do I Get? The Bank's View of Lending Relationships - PDF 631k
Sreedhar Bharath, University of Michigan
Sandeep Dahiya, Georgetown University
Anthony Saunders, New York University
Anand Srinivasan, University of Georgia

October 28 - Why Financial Intermediaries Buy Put Options From Companies - PDF 97k
Stanley Gyoshen, Drexel University
Vladimir Atanasov, Babson College
Samuel Szewczyk, Drexel University
George P. Tsetsekos, Drexel University

November 5 - An Examination of How the Proposed Bifurcated Implementation of Basel II in the U.S. May Affect Competition among Banking Organizations for Residential Mortgages 419kb (PDF Help
Paul Calem and James Follain

November 12 - The Effect of Credit Ratings on Credit Default Swap Spreads and Credit Spreads - PDF 282k
Kenneth N. Daniels
Malene Shin Jensen

November 23 - Governance and Stock Returns 101kb (PDF Help)
Ted Moorman

November 30 - Payday Advance Credit In America: An Analysis of Customer Demand - PDF 101k
Gregory Elliehausen, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University
Edward C. Lawrence, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

November 30 - Optimal and Fiscal Monetary Policy with Nominal and Indexed Debt - PDF 492k
Thomas F Cosimano, University of Notre Dame
Michael Gapen, International Monetary Fund

December 2 - Bank Runs in Emerging-Market Economies: Evidence from Turkey's Special Finance Houses - PDF 324k
Martha Starr, American University
Rasim Yilmaz, Dumlupinar University, Kutahya, Turkey

December 3 - Quantifying the Disciplinary Effect of Collateral - PDF 386kb
Sandhya Perdad, Columbia University

December 9 - Rate Caps "Smile" Too! But Can the LIBOR Market Models Capture It? - PDF 810k
Robert Jarrow, Cornell University
Haitao Li, Cornell University
Feng Zhao, Cornell University

December 13 - A Real Options Approach to Bankruptcy Costs: Evidence From Failed Commercial Banks during the 1990's - PDF 840kb
Joseph R. Mason, LeBow College of Business and Wharton Financial Institutions Center, Drexel University

December 15 - Bank Borrowing and Corporate Risk Management - PDF 243kb
Aziz Lookman, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

December 20 - Bank Risk and Revenue Diversification: An Assessment of Using Equity Returns - PDF 420kb
Kevin Stiroh , Assistant Vice President and Research Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York