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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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Registration is now open for the 10th Annual Consumer Research Symposium. 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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CFR Working Paper Series - Most Recent Papers



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



Stressed Banks? Evidence from the Largest-Ever Supervisory Review
FDIC Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 2020-06
Puriya Abbassi, Rajkamal Iyer, José-Luis Peydró and Paul E. Soto


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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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Meet The Researchers

Researchers conduct and publish empirical and theoretical research on the banking industry and bank regulation. They also develop statistical and financial models to support FDIC operations. Topics studied by researchers include: bank capital, bank supervision, banking industry structure, deposit insurance, executive compensation, lending, and systemic risk.

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Researchers at the Center for Financial Research

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