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CFR Seminar Series Library - 2005

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

January 13 - Payday Advance Credit In America: An Analysis of Customer Demand
Gregory Elliehausen and Edward C. Lawrence

January 31 - Do Heterogeneous Beliefs Matter for Asset Pricing?
Evan Anderson, University of North Carolina, Chappel Hill, Department of Economics
Eric Ghysels, University of North Carolina, Chappel Hill, Department of Economics and Kenan-Flagler Business School, Department of Finance
Jennifer L.. Juergens, Arizona State University, WP Carey School of Business, Department of Finance

February 2 - TIntra-Cluster Cooperation and Relational Contracting in Pakistan's Surgical Instrument Cluster: An Empirical Study and Cooperation in Developing Country Industrial Clusters:Marketing in an Age of Globalization
Theresa Thompson

February 7 - The Color of Money Revisited: Are Banking Regulations Effective In Reducing Racial Disparities in Home Mortgage Lending in Neighborhoods?
Yan Lee , University of California at Los Angeles, Department of Economics

February 8 -The Incidence of U.S. Agricultural Subsidies on Farmland Rental Rates
Barrett Kirwin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cornell University

February 10 - Estimating the Impact of School Vouchers and Private Schooling When the Impact Depends on the Duration of Participation
Jeffrey Yau, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Economics

February 14 - A Lapse of Concentration: Omitted Variables, Board Structure and Firm Performance
Morgan Joseph Rose, Washington University

February 15 - Asset Pricing Implications of Housing in General. Equilibrium.
Benjamin Tarlow, Columbia University

February 17 - Does Familiarity Breed Investment? An Empirical Analysis of Foreign Equity Holdings and
Equity Home Bias: A Disappearing Phenomenon?
Amir Amadi , University of California, Department of Economics

February 23 - Inflation Dynamics in Japan: Evidence of Price Rigidity and Structural Breaks
Delores Anne Sanchez, University of Hawaii at Manoa

February 25 - Understaing the Structure of Volatility Risks
George Panayotov, University of Maryland

February 25 - The Governance of Banks: How do bank capital and monitoring impact post-acquisition risk taking and performance?
Christa Bouwman, University of Michigan Business School

March 1 - Do Bank Failures Effect Real Economic Activity? New Evidence From the Pre-depression Era
Philip Shively, FDIC Division of Insurance and Research
Carlos Ramierz, George Mason University, Department of Economics

March 10 - Switches of Primary Federal Banking Regulators
Rich Rosen, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Wharton Business School, Philadelphia, PA

May 10 - Are Bank Holding Companies A Source of Strength to Their Banking Subsidiaries
Adam Ashcraft, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

May 26, - Asset Pricing in Markets with Illiquid Assets
Francis Longstaff, Anderson School at UCLA

May 31 - Equity Prices, Credit Default Swaps, and Bond Spreads in Emerging Markets
Jorge Chan Lau and Yoon Sook Kim, International Monetary Fund

June 7 - Asset Fire Sales (and Purchases) in Equity Markets
Joshua Coval and Erik Stafford, Harvard University

June 28 - U.S. Corporate and Bank Insolvency Regimes: An Economic Comparison and Evaluation
George Kaufman -Loyola University Chicago
Robert R. Bliss - Calloway School of Business, Wake Forest University

July 7 - Analysts' Learning and Herding: Theory and Evidence
April Knill
Kristina Minnick
Ali Nejadmalayeri

July 19 - Prepayment of Fixed Rate Home Equity Loans: A Loan-Level Empirical Study
Helen Z.H. Lai, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Amy S. Bogdon, Fannie Mae Foundation
Feng Li, Freddie Mac

October 20 - Will provision of liquidity be effective if conditioned on performance?
B. Gabriela Mundaca, Department of Economics, University of Oslo

October 25 - The Impact of Local Predatory Laws on the Flow of Subprime Credit: North Carolina and Beyond
Giang Ho and Anthony Pennington-Cross, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Research Division

November 3 - The Welfare Cost of Bank Capital Requirements
Skander Van den Heuvel, The Wharton School University of Pennsylvania

November 8 - Consumer Use of Tax Refund Anticipation Loans
Gregory Elliehausen, Senior Research Scholar Credit Research Center McDonough School of Business Georgetown University

November 17 - Monetary Intervention Mitigated Banking Panics During the Great Depression Gary Richardson and William Troost, Assistant Professor and Ph.D. Candidate, University of California at Irvine

Governance and Stock Returns
Ted Moorman, Department of Finance, Mays Business School, Texas A & M University

>Inflation and Stock Prices: A Rationality Story
Chao Wei, Department of Economics, George Washington University