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CFR Seminar Series Library - 2009

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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March 10 - Who Disciplines Bank Managers? - PDF 614K (PDF Help)
Klaus Schaek, Bangor Business School

April 8 - Revisiting Copula Dependency Modeling: A Case for Conservatism - PDF 343K (PDF Help)
Scott Ulman, Bangor Business School

April 14 - How Does Bank Lending React to Unexpected Changes in Bank Supervision? - PDF (PDF Help)
Carlos Ramirez, George Mason University
Tim Curry, FDIC
Gary Fissel, FDIC

April 30 - Inflation Risk Premium: Evidence from the TIPS Market - PDF 307K (PDF Help)
Olesya V. Grishchenko, Pennsylvania State University

May 19 - Predicting Bank Failures Using a Simple Dynamic Hazard Model - PDF (PDF Help)
Rebel A. Cole, Departments of Real Estate and Finance, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
Qiongbing Wu, Newcastle Business School, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia

May 28 - Regulatory Discretion, and Banks' Pursuit of "Safety in Similarity" - PDF 279k (PDF Help)
Ryan Stever, Acadian Asset Management
James A. Wilcox , Haas School of Business , University of California, Berkeley

June 3 - Bank Ownership and Stability: Evidence from Germany - PDF 346KB (PDF Help)
Natalja von Westernhagen, Department of Banking and Financial Supervision, Deutsche Bundesbank
Thorsten Beck, Center, Department of Economics, and European Banking Center, Tilburg University; Center for Financial Studies, University of Frankfurt; and CEPR
Heiko Hesse, International Monetary Fund
Thomas Kick, Deutsche Bundesbank

July 23 - The Effects of Resolution-Method Choice on Resolution Costs in Bank Failures - PDF 346KB (PDF Help)
Rosalind Bennett, FDIC
Haluk Unal, University of Maryland

August 4 - The Effects of Underwriting Practices on Loan Losses: Evidence from the FDIC Survey of Lending Practices - PDF 285KB (PDF Help)
John O'Keefe, FDIC

August 13 - Price-Increasing Competition: The Curious Case of Overdraft v. Deferred Deposit Credit - PDF 285KB (PDF Help)
Brian T. Melzer

August 18 -Corporate Political Contributions and Stock Returns - PDF 285KB (PDF Help)
Michael J. Cooper, David Eccles School of Business, The University of Utah
Huseyin Gulen, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University
Alexei V. Ovtchinnikov, Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University