Center for Financial Research
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
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Lee Davison is the FDIC Historian. He obtained his PhD and MA from Harvard University, and his BA from Haverford College. His research interests include U.S. banking history, history of the FDIC and deposit insurance, banking panics in the early 20th century, and financial regulation in 18th-century England. Mr. Davison started his career with the FDIC in 1995.
Davison, Lee K. and Carlos D. Ramirez. 2014. Local Banking Panics of the 1920s: Identification and Determinants. Journal of Monetary Economics. Vol. 66, 164-77.
Davison, Lee K. and Ashley Carreon. 2010. Towards a Long-Term Strategy for Deposit Insurance Fund Management. FDIC Quarterly. Vol. 4, No. 4, 29-39.
Davison, Lee K. 2006. The Resolution Trust Corporation and Congress, 1989-1993: Part II. FDIC Banking Review. Vol. 18, No. 3, 1-30.
Davison, Lee K. 2006. The Resolution Trust Corporation and Congress, 1989-1993: Part I. FDIC Banking Review. Vol. 18, No. 2, 38-60.
Davison, Lee K. 2005. Politics and Policy: The Creation of the Resolution Trust Corporation. FDIC Banking Review. Vol. 17, No. 2, 17-44.
Critchfield, Tim, Tyler Davis, Lee Davison, Heather Gratton, George Hanc, and Katherine Samolyk. 2004. Community Banks: Their Recent Past, Current Performance, and Future Prospects. FDIC Banking Review. Vol. 16, Nos. 3 and 4, 1-56.
Davison Lee K. (1997). 'Continental Illinois and 'Too-Big-To-Fail'. FDIC, History of the Eighties, Lessons for the Future. Vol. 1, 235-57.
Davison, Lee K. (1997). Banking Legislation and Regulation. FDIC, History of the Eighties, Lessons for the Future. Vol. 1, 87-135.
Davison, L., T. Hitchcock, T. Keirn, and R. Shoemaker, eds. 1992. Stilling the Grumbling Hive: The Response to Social and Economic Problems in England. 1689-1750. Stroud: Alan Sutton.
Davison, Lee K. and Carlos D. Ramirez. 2017. Does Deposit Insurance Promote Financial Depth? Evidence from the Postal Savings System During the 1920s.FDIC Center For Financial Research Working Papers. No. 2017-02.