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Center for Financial Research

Christopher A. Martin

Senior Financial Economist
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Last Updated: November 17, 2021
Christopher A Martin

Chris Martin is a Senior Financial Economist at the Center for Financial Research in the FDIC's Division of Insurance and Research.

His research focuses on policy-relevant topics in applied banking, macro-finance, and time series econometrics. His dissertation examined the impacts of foreign purchases of US Treasury securities on Treasury yields. Since joining the FDIC in October 2014, Chris' research has focused on the stress testing of banks, bank depositor behavior, and macroprudential policy. Chris? current research leverages highly granular data from failed banks to study the nature and determinants of deposit funding stability. Chris obtained a PhD and MA in Economics at Johns Hopkins University. He received a BA in Economics from McDaniel College.

Publications

Kapinos, Pavel, Christopher Martin, and Oscar Mitnik. 2015. "Stress Testing: Whence and Whither?" Journal of Financial Perspectives. Forthcoming.

McIntyre, Kevin H. and Christopher A. Martin. 2013. "Estimates and Determinants of Firm Efficiency in Eastern Europe: Evidence from Romanian Microdata," Eastern European Economics, Vol. 51(2), pp. 58-89.

Working Papers

Martin, Christopher, Manju Puri and Alexander Ufier. 2017. "Deposit Inflows and Outflows in Failing Banks: The role of Deposit Insurance."

Kapinos, Pavel, Christopher Martin and Oscar Mitnik. 2015. Stress Testing Banks: Whence and Whither? FDIC Center for Financial Research Working Papers. 2015-07.

Martin, Christopher A. 2015. "Identifying the Effects of Chinese Treasury Purchases Using High Frequency Data," revise and resubmit.

Martin, Christopher A. 2015. "Treasury Purchases and the Yield Curve: Evidence from a Sign-Identified Vector Autoregression."

Martin, Christopher A. 2014. "Extracting Treasury Flows as a Latent Variable."

Presentations

CONFERENCE
Apr-2017
Avoiding and Resolving Banking Crises Conference
On Deposit Stability in Failing Banks

CONFERENCE
Feb-2017
Eastern Economic Association Conference
On Deposit Stability in Failing Banks

CONFERENCE
Oct-2015
International Atlantic Economic Society Conference
Treasury Purchases and the Yield Curve: Evidence from a Sign-Identified Vector Autoregression

SEMINAR
Jul-2015
FDIC Center for Financial Research
Stress Testing Banks: Whence and Whither?

SEMINAR
Jun-2015
Federal Reserve Board
Identifying the Effects of Chinese Treasury Purchases Using High-Frequency Data

CONFERENCE
Feb-2015
Eastern Economic Association Conference
Identifying the Effects of Chinese Treasury Purchases Using High-Frequency Data