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Paul E. Soto

Senior Financial Economist
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Last Updated: October 28, 2021
Paul E. Soto

Paul E. Soto is a Senior Financial Economist at the FDIC Center for Financial Research in the Division of Insurance and Research. His research interests include empirical banking and financial intermediation, along with applications of natural language processing and machine learning techniques to financial economic questions. He received a Ph.D. and M.Res. from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, an M.S. in Economics from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, and a B.A. in Applied Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Publications

Soto, Paul E. 2021. Breaking the Word Bank: Measurement and Effects of Bank Level Uncertainty. Journal of Financial Services Research, 59, 1-45, 2021.

Working Papers

Bennett, Rosalind, Manju Puri, and Paul E. Soto. 2021. “Inside the Boardroom: Evidence from the Board Structure and Meeting Minutes of Community Banks".

Fabiani, Andrea, Martha López Piñeros, José Luis Peydró, and Paul E. Soto. 2021. “Capital Controls, Domestic Macroprudential Policy and the Bank Lending Channel of Monetary Policy".

Fabiani, Andrea, Martha López Piñeros, José Luis Peydró, and Paul E. Soto. 2018. “Capital Controls, Corporate Debt and Real Effects".

Abbassi, Puriya, Rajkamal Iyer, José Luis Peydró, and Paul E. Soto. 2018. “Stressed Banks? Evidence from the Largest-Ever Supervisory Review".