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CFR Seminar Series Library - 2014

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 16 - The Role of Accounting in Debt Contract Renegotiations: Evidence from Positive Shocks
Kexin Zheng, MIT

January 22 - Migration and Geography In a Search and Matching Labor Market
Marshall Steinbaum, University of Chicago

January 23 - Value Relevant Asset Measurement and Asset Use: Evidence from IAS 41
Adrienna Huffman, University of Utah

January 24 - Age, Autos, and the Value of a Statistical Life
James O'Brien, Georgetown University

January 27 - The Spread of Horizontal Chains: Efficiency or Market Power?
Brett Hollenbeck, University of Texas, Austin

January 28 - Criminals' Response To Changing Crime Profitability
George Shoukry, University of Texas, Austin

January 29 - Asset Pricing with Active Traders and Passive Investors: An Adaptive Learning Approach
Christopher Elias, University of California, Irvine

January 30 - Banks' Internal Capital Markets and Deposit Rates
Chester Spatt, Carnegie Mellon University

January 31 - Probability of an Instrument Being Excludable
Deven Kapadia, University of California, Irvine

February 4 - House Prices, Heterogeneous Banks and Unconventional Monetary Policy Options
Andrew Lee Smith, University of Kansas

February 5 - Bank Size, Leverage, and Financial Downturns
Chacko George, University of Texas, Austin

February 6 - The Treatment of Special Items in Determining CEO Cash Compensation
James Potepa, Yale University

February 7 - Employer Discrimination and Market Structure: Does More Concentration Mean More Discrimination?
Jeremy Sandford, University of Kentucky

February 10 - Foreign Treasury Purchases and the Yield Curve: Evidence From a Sign-Identified Vector Autoregression
Christopher Martin, Johns Hopkins University

February 11 - Management Turnover During Private Restructurings: Evidence From Japan
Michael Furchtgott, Stanford University

February 19 - The Impact of Land Use Regulation on Racial Segregation: Evidence From Massachusetts Zoning Borders
Matthew Resseger, Harvard University

February 20 - Syracuse University The Impact of School Racial Compositions on Neighborhood Racial Compositions: Evidence From School Redistricting
Jeffrey Weinstein, Syracuse University

February 21 - How Real Estate Drives the Economy: An Investigation of Small Firm Collateral Shocks on Employment
Kristoph Kleiner, Duke University

February 27 - Creditor Rights and Aggregate Factors in Loan Terms
Diana Knyazeva, University of Rochester

March 11 - Market Microstructure Invariance: Theory and Empirical Tests
Pete Kyle, University of Maryland, College Park

March 13 - Why Do Borrowers Make Mortgage Refinancing Mistakes?
Rich Rosen, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

March 25 - Design of Risk Weights
Paul Glasserman, Columbia University

April 2 - Lending Pro-Cyclicality and Macro-Prudential Policy: Evidence From Japanese LTV Ratios
Greg Udell, Indiana University

April 17 - Has Financial Innovation Made the World Riskier? CDS, Regulatory Arbitrage and Systemic Risk
Tanju Yorulmazer, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

April 22 - Systemic Risk and Stability in Financial Networks
Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi, Columbia University

April 29 - When Can Banks Issue Equity?
Jas Ellis, Bank of England

May 27 - Does Fair Value Accounting Contribute to Systemic Risk in the Banking Industry?
Urooj Khan, Columbia University

June 18 - Banker Compensation and Bank Risk Taking: The Organizational Economics View
Ned Prescott, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

July 10 - Risk and Return Networks
Sanjiv Das, Santa Clara University

August 5 - Capital Requirements in a Quantitative Model of Banking Industry Dynamics
Pablo D'Erasmo, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

August 14 - Limited Deposit Insurance Coverage and Bank Competition
Oz Shy, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

September 24 - The Capital and Loss Assessment under Stress Scenarios (CLASS) Model
James Vickery, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

October 8 - Shadow Banking: The Money View
Zoltan Pozsar, Treasury Office of Financial Research

October 15 - Loan Sales and Bank Liquidity Risk Management: Evidence from a U.S. Credit Register
Ralf Meisenzahl, Federal Reserve Board

October 29 - Do Big Banks Have Lower Operating Costs?
Anna Kovner, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

November 4 - Does Regulatory Bank Oversight Impact Economic Activity? A Local Projections Approach
Vivian Hwa, Pavel Kapinos, and Carlos Ramirez, FDIC CFR and George Mason University

November 13 - Bank Liability Structure
Zhenyu Wang, Indiana University

December 8 - What's the Value of a TBTF Guaranty? Evidence from the G-SII Designation for Insurance Companies
Leigh Riddick, American University