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Center for Financial Research

Staff Studies


The Center’s Staff Studies include studies by FDIC Researchers, Staff, and CFR Advisors, Scholars, and Fellows that cover a wide range of banking topics that are of general interest. These papers are distributed to stimulate discussion on topics that are relevant to the FDIC.

Staff Studies

A History of Risk-Based Premiums at the FDIC
FDIC CFR Staff Studies Report No. 2020-01
Edward Garnett, LaVaughn Henry, Daniel Hoople, Ashley Mihalik

Two Crises: A Comparison
FDIC CFR Staff Studies Report No. 2020-02
Lee Davison

Analyzing the Community Bank Leverage Ratio
FDIC CFR Staff Studies Report No. 2020-03
Bert Loudis, Daniel Nguyen, and Carlo Wix

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

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































The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official positions of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or the United States. FDIC Staff Studies can be cited without additional permission.