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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 - 2011

March 18 - Compensation, Subordianted Debt, and Risk Managment in Depository Institutions
Paul Kupiec, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Center for Financial Resarch

April 1 - Consumer Credit Risk Models via Machine-Learning Algorithms
Andrew W. Lo, MIT Sloan School of Management

April 6 - Assessing the Systemic Risk of a Heterogeneous Portfolio of Banks during the Recent Finanical Crisis
Hao Zhou, Federal Reserve Board

April 7 - Can Equilibrium-based modeling adequately capture financial and economic reality?
Harbir Lamba, George Mason University

April 14 - The Economics of Solicited and Unsolicited Credit Ratings
Paolo Fulghieri, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

April 19 - Credit Availability and the Collapse of the Banking Sector int he 1930's
Mark Carlson, Federal Reserve Board
Jonathan Rose, Federal Reserve Board

April 22 - Your House or Your Credit Card, Which Would You Choose? Personal Dleinquency Tradeoffs and Precautionary Liquidity Motives
Ethan Cohen-Cole, Univerity of Maryland

April 28 - The Funding Choice of Bank Holding Companies
Jonathan Pogach, Federal Deposit Insurance Croporation and Center for Financial Resarch
Stefan Jacewitz, Federal Deposit Insurance Croporation and Center for Financial Resarch
Paul Kupiec, Federal Deposit Insurance Croporation and Center for Financial Resarch

May 2 - Is US Consumption Sustainable?
James Einloth, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Center for Financial Research
Christine Lipuma, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Center for Financial Research

May 19 - Is Disclosure an Effective Cleansing Mechanism? The Dynamics of Compensation Peer Benchmarking
Jun Yang, Kelly School of Business, Indiana University
Michael Faulkender, R.H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland

May 23 - Bank Failures During the Crisis: Who Was Expected to Lose and What Does This Mean for Market Discipline?
Rosalid Bennett, Federal Deopsit Insurance Corporation
Vivian Hwa, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Myron Kwast, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

July 6 - Understanding Bank Supervisors' Risk Assessments: The Influences of Market Conditions and Supervisory Standards
John O'Keefe, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
James A. Wilcox, University of California, Berkeley

August 3 - Panel LM Unit Root Tests with Trend Shifts
Kyung So Im, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Junsoo Lee, University of Alabama
Margie Tieslau, Northern Texas University

August 5 - Does Inside Debt Reduce Bank Risk?
Rosalind L. Bennett, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Levent Guntay, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Haluk Unal, University of Maryland and Center for Financial Research, FDIC

September 9 - Does Deposit Insurance Increase Confidence on the Banking System? Evidence from US States Experience during the 1920's
Carlos Ramirez, George Mason University and Center for Financial Resarch, FDIC

October 20 - Roots of Residential Mortgage Delinquencies in U.S.: 2000-2008
Gary Fissel, Federal Deopsit Insurance Corporation
Gerald A. Hanweck, George Mason University

November 30 - What Happens to Problem Banks? Evidence from the 1980s amd Guidance for the 2010s
Rebel A, Cole, DePaul University
Timothy J. Curry, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation