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Author:Stojanovic, Dusan 

Working Paper
Is the Federal Home Loan Bank system good for banks? a look at evidence on membership, advances and risk

Since the early 1990s, commercial banks have turned to Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLBank) advances to plug the gap between loan and deposit growth. Is this trend worrisome? On the one hand, advances implicitly encourage risk by insulating borrowers from market discipline. On the other, advances give borrowers greater flexibility to managing interest rate and liquidity risk. And access to FHLBank funding encourages members to reshape their balance sheets in ways that could lower credit risk. Using quarterly financial and supervisory data for banks from 1992 to 2000, we assess the effect of ...
Supervisory Policy Analysis Working Papers , Paper 2005-02

Journal Article
The commercial paper market: who's minding the shop?

Commercial paper has become a force to be reckoned with in the U.S. money market. It comes with risks, though, that shouldn't be papered over.
The Regional Economist , Issue Apr , Pages 5-9

Journal Article
Loan quality in the Eighth District: worth a closer look

The Regional Economist , Issue Jul , Pages 12-13

Journal Article
Is federal home loan bank funding a risky business for the FDIC?

Easy access to FHLB funds has helped community banks stay afloat in today's competitive markets, but could pose a risk to the FDIC's insurance fund.
The Regional Economist , Issue Oct , Pages 4-9

Journal Article
Banks and mortgages and loans--oh my! District bank loans: there's no place like home

The Regional Economist , Issue Jul , Pages 12-13

Journal Article
Yielding clues about recessions: the yield curve as a forecasting tool

It's been used for years as a predictor of future interest rates, but these days, the yield curve is being used to predict recessions.
The Regional Economist , Issue Oct , Pages 10-11

Conference Paper
Do Federal Home Loan Bank membership and advances lead to bank risk-taking?

Proceedings , Paper 707