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Author:Whalen, Gary 

Working Paper
Predicting de novo branch entry into rural markets

An investigation of the probability of de novo branch entry into rural banking markets in Ohio and Pennsylvania to determine whether potential competition is an effective disciplinary force in bank-market expansion.
Working Papers (Old Series) , Paper 8903

Working Paper
Holding company interest-rate sensitivity: before and after October 1979

Since October 1979, market interest-rate movements have been frequent and large. Over the same time period, for a variety of reasons, competition has intensified in both bank loan and deposit markets. These developments have changed the benefits and costs of various types of asset/liability management strategies or alternatively a financial institution's level of interest-rate risk exposure. In this study, the rate-sensitivity postures of a sample of holding companies are examined over the 1977 to 1983 interval to determine whether and how asset/liability management strategies changed after ...
Working Papers (Old Series) , Paper 8408

Working Paper
Multibank holding company organizational structure and performance

A study of how quantitative measures of the organizational centralization of 62 multibank holding companies relate to holding company profitability.
Working Papers (Old Series) , Paper 8201

Working Paper
Rival stock price reactions to large BHC acquisition announcements: evidence of linked oligopoly

An examination of whether multimarket contacts among geographically diversified bank holding companies adversely affect competition.
Working Papers (Old Series) , Paper 8605

Working Paper
Holding company organizational form and efficiency

An exploration of the impact of multibank holding company organizational centralization on subsidiary bank efficiency, using survey data on holding company structure and a profit-function approach.
Working Papers (Old Series) , Paper 8302

Journal Article
Performance of Ohio's independent banks

An analysis of independent bank performance from 1979-81 in meeting the challenge posed by economic, regulatory, and technological changes in the commercial banking marketplace.
Economic Commentary , Issue Jun

Journal Article
Commercial lending of Ohio's S&Ls

An examination of the extent to which savings and loan associations in Ohio have chosen to exercise their expanded commercial lending powers in the 1980s, and an investigation of the impacts of this decision on their performance.
Economic Commentary , Issue Dec

Journal Article
Competition and bank profitability: recent evidence

A discussion of the traditional structure-performance theory and the contestable market theory as they pertain to competition and bank profitability in the banking industry. The author uses data from a sample of Ohio and Pennsylvania banks.
Economic Commentary , Issue Nov

Journal Article
Commercial bank holdings of Treasury debt

An analysis of commercial and large-bank Treasury holdings from 1972 to 1982, with a discussion of the effect of cyclical factors on banks' asset preferences.
Economic Commentary , Issue Jan

Journal Article
Loan quality of bank holding companies

A discussion of loan quality at a cross-section of 60 regional bank holding companies located in 12 states, using net charge-offs and non- performing loans as a measure of quality, and examining the linkage between loan quality and bank performance.
Economic Commentary , Issue Mar