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Center for Financial Research

CFR Seminar Series Library

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 - 2009

March 10 - Who Disciplines Bank Managers?
Klaus Schaek, Bangor Business School

April 8 - Revisiting Copula Dependency Modeling: A Case for Conservatism
Scott Ulman, Bangor Business School

April 14 - How Does Bank Lending React to Unexpected Changes in Bank Supervision?
Carlos Ramirez, George Mason University
Tim Curry, FDIC
Gary Fissel, FDIC

April 30 - Inflation Risk Premium: Evidence from the TIPS Market
Olesya V. Grishchenko, Pennsylvania State University

May 19 - Predicting Bank Failures Using a Simple Dynamic Hazard Model
Rebel A. Cole, Departments of Real Estate and Finance, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
Qiongbing Wu, Newcastle Business School, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia

May 28 - Regulatory Discretion, and Banks' Pursuit of "Safety in Similarity"
Ryan Stever, Acadian Asset Management
James A. Wilcox , Haas School of Business , University of California, Berkeley

June 3 - Bank Ownership and Stability: Evidence from Germany
Natalja von Westernhagen, Department of Banking and Financial Supervision, Deutsche Bundesbank
Thorsten Beck, Center, Department of Economics, and European Banking Center, Tilburg University; Center for Financial Studies, University of Frankfurt; and CEPR
Heiko Hesse, International Monetary Fund
Thomas Kick, Deutsche Bundesbank

July 23 - The Effects of Resolution-Method Choice on Resolution Costs in Bank Failures
Rosalind Bennett, FDIC
Haluk Unal, University of Maryland

August 4 - The Effects of Underwriting Practices on Loan Losses: Evidence from the FDIC Survey of Lending Practices
John O'Keefe, FDIC

August 13 - Price-Increasing Competition: The Curious Case of Overdraft v. Deferred Deposit Credit
Brian T. Melzer

August 18 - Corporate Political Contributions and Stock Returns
Michael J. Cooper, David Eccles School of Business, The University of Utah
Huseyin Gulen, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University
Alexei V. Ovtchinnikov, Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University