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Vivian Hwa


Vivian M. Hwa
Senior Economist
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
550 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20429
Phone: 202-898-3882
Fax: 202-898-3500
Email: Vhwa@fdic.gov



 Vivian M. Hwa Curriculum Vitae - PDF (PDF Help)

  • Publications
  • Working Papers
  • Biography

    Vivian Hwa is a Senior Economist with the FDIC. She began her career in September of 2007 after obtaining her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. Her work at the FDIC includes reviewing credit risk, economic capital and stress testing models at mid- and large-size banks along with building models for corporate use. Her research interests include: market discipline, bank failures, financial and bank holding company structuring.

  • Publications

    Selected Publications

    Bennett, Rosalind L., Vivian Hwa and Myron Kwast. 2015. Market Discipline by Bank Creditors during the 2008-2010 Crisis. Journal of Financial Stability. Vol. 20, 51-69.

    Hwa, Vivian, Pavel Kapinos and Carlos Ramirez. 2017. “Does Regulatory Bank Oversight Impact Economic Activity? A Local Projections Approach.” Journal of Financial Stability. Forthcoming.

  • Working Papers

    Working Papers

    Hwa, Vivian, Pavel Kapinos and Carlos Ramirez. 2016. Does Regulatory Bank Oversight Impact Economic Activity? A Local Projections Approach. FDIC Center for Financial Research Working Papers. 2016-02.

    Bennett, Rosalind L., Vivian Hwa and Myron Kwast. 2014. Market Discipline by Bank Creditors during the 2008-2010 Crisis. FDIC Center for Financial Research Working Paper. No. 2014-3.

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