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The FDIC Academic Challenge is now open. All undergraduate students at U.S. colleges and universities are eligible to participate. See the Academic Challenge homepage for more details.

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The 10th Annual Consumer Research Symposium was held on October 16, 2020. Please see the symposium home page for the program and for other information about the event.

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After careful consideration, we have decided to postpone the annual FDIC/JFSR Bank Research Conference, scheduled for September 10–12, 2020, until fall 2021.

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Careers at the CFR

We will be interviewing candidates for economist positions immediately following the 2021 ASSA meetings. Please see our JOE listing on the AEA website. For additional information.

We are currently hiring research assistants to start in Fall 2020 or Winter 2021. Click here for information about how to apply. The application deadline is October 30, 2020. For additional information.

CFR Working Paper Series - Most Recent Papers



Insurance Pricing, Distortions, and Moral Hazard: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Deposit Insurance
FDIC Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 2020-08
George Shoukry

Interbank Networks in the Shadows of the Federal Reserve Act
FDIC Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 2020-07
Haelim Anderson, Selman Erol, and Guillermo Ordoñez


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New CFR Staff Studies Series - Most Recent Papers



FDIC Resolution Tasks and Approaches: A Comparison of the 1980 to 1994 and 2008 to 2013 Crises
FDIC CFR Staff Studies Report No. 2020-05
Lynn Shibut and George de Verges



Measurement of Small Business Lending Using Call Reports: Further Insights From the Small Business Lending Survey
FDIC CFR Staff Studies Report No. 2020-04
Jacob Goldston and Yan Y. Lee

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