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Center for Financial Research

CFR Seminar Series Library

The FDIC's Center for Financial Research hosts an ongoing seminar series. Invited speakers present their research in-progress and receive feedback from the research community and other interested parties.

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CFR Seminar Series - 2004

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

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

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

September 15 - Geographic Diversification in Banking and its Implications for Bank Portfolio Choice and Performance
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
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
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
Paul Calem and James Follain

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

November 23 - Governance and Stock Returns
Ted Moorman

November 30 - Payday Advance Credit In America: An Analysis of Customer Demand
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
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
Martha Starr, American University
Rasim Yilmaz, Dumlupinar University, Kutahya, Turkey

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

December 9 - Rate Caps "Smile" Too! But Can the LIBOR Market Models Capture It?
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
Joseph R. Mason, LeBow College of Business and Wharton Financial Institutions Center, Drexel University

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

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