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CFR Seminar Series Library - 2008

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 9 - Dissecting the Reaction of Global Equity Markets to Oil Policy and Fed Policy Shocks
Yothin Jinjark

January 10 - Bankers on Boards, Financial Constraints, and Financial Distress
Karlyn Mitchell and Mark Walker

January 14 - Payday Loans, Uncertainty, and Discounting: Explaining Patterns of Borrowing, Repayment, and Default
Jeremy Tobacman

January 15 - The Impact of State Anti-Predatory Lending Laws: Policy Implications and Insights
Raphael Bostic, Kathleen Engel and Patricia McCoy, Anthony Pennington-Cross, and Susan Wachter

January 16 -Who Saves? The Role of Long-run Earnings and Life Events on Retirement Wealth -
Deborah Foster

January 22 - Stock Performance and Merger Choices
Benjamin Mathew

January 24 - The Effect of Wealth on Labor Force Participation of Older Men
Ryan Goodstein

January 29 - Immigrant Networks and Their Implications for Occupational Choice and Wages
Krishna Patel

January 30 - Changes in Market Responses to Financial Statement Restatement Announcements in the Sarbanes–Oxley Era
Steven Byers

January 31 - The Impact of Early-Life Debt on the Homeownership Rates of Young Households: An Empirical Investigation
Jennifer Shand

March 27 - Understanding the Subprime Mortgage Crisis
Yuliya Demyanyk, Banking Supervision and Regulation, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Otto Van Hemert, Department of Finance, Stern School of Business, New York University, New York, NY

March 27 - Results from a Study of 72 Countries
Winnie Poon, Department of Finance and Insurance, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong
Junsoo Lee, Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Benton Gup, Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

April 21 - A Theory of Bank Resolution: Political Economics and Technological Change
Robert DeYoung, Capitol Federal Professor in Financial Markets and Institutions, University of Kansas
Jack Reidhill, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

April 22 - Loan Growth and Riskiness of Banks
Daniel Foos, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Mannheim
Lars Norden, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Mannheim
Martin Weber, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Mannheim

April 29 - Bankcar: A Credit Risk Model For US Commercial Bank Charge-Offs
Jon Frye, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Eduard Pelz, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

June 10 - A Structural Approach to Understanding and Measurement of Residential Mortgage Lending Risk
Ian Harrison, Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Chris Mathew, Reserve Bank of New Zealand

July 15 - Do unsolicited ratings contain a strategic rating component? Evidence from S&P
Andre Guttler, European Business School, International University
Christina Bannier, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
Patrick Behr, Goethe-University Frankfurt

August 5 - Pay for Performance? CEO Compensation and Acquirer Returns in BHC Mergers
Kristina Minnick, Finance Department, Bentley College
Haluk Unal, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland and Center for Financial Research, FDIC
Liu Yang, Anderson School of Management, UCLA

August 6 - Legal Origin, Creditor Protection and Bank Lending: Evidence from Emerging Markets
Rebel Cole, DePaul University
Rima Turk-Ariss, Lebanese American University

September 8 - Has the CDS market lowered the cost of debt to firms?
Joao Santos, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Adam Ashcraft, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

September 11 - The Impact of the GSE Accounting Scandals on the Increase in Risky Mortgages
Andrew Felton, FDIC and School of Public Policy, University of Maryland

September 19 - Distressed Debt Prices and Recovery Rate Estimation
Xin Guo, Department of IEOR, UC at Berkeley
Robert A. Jarrow, Johnson School of Management, Cornell University and Kamakura Corporation
Haizhi Lin, Cornell University

September 25 - Hedging Credit: Equity Liquidity Matters
Sanjiv Das, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University
Paul Hanouna, Villanova School of Business, Villanova University

October 7 - Understanding the Components of Bank Failure Resolution Costs
Rosalind L. Bennett, FDIC Division of Insurance and Research
Haluk Unal, Smith School of Business, University of Maryland and FDIC CFR

October 7 - Do Interest Groups Influence Voting Turnout? Evidence from the 1996 and 2000 U.S. Elections
Carlos D. Ramirez, Department of Economics, George Mason University
Aileen G. Sampson, Division of Insurance and Research, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

October 8 - Securitization of Subprime Mortgages - An Empirical Analysis of the Loan Sales Decisions of Depository Institutions
Paul Calem, Freddie Mac
Jonathan Liles, Freddie Mac
Christopher Henderson, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia