Search Results

Showing results 1 to 10 of approximately 12,467.

(refine search)
SORT BY: PREVIOUS / NEXT
Content Type:Working Paper 

Working Paper
mREITs and their risks

This paper examines the history of mREITs and their broader role in the REIT industry. Additionally, it reviews how mREITs operate, how they are regulated, the risks they face, how they manage these risks, and the dangers they pose for the broader financial system.
Working Paper , Paper 13-19

Working Paper
Commercial real estate overbuilding in the 1980's : beyond the hog cycle

Working Paper , Paper 94-06

Working Paper
A simultaneous equations analysis of analysts’ forecast bias and institutional ownership

In this paper we use a simultaneous equations model to examine the relationship between analysts' forecasting decisions and institutions' investment decisions. Neglecting their interaction results in model misspecification. We find that analysts' optimism concerning a firm's earnings responds positively to changes in the number of institutions holding the firm's stock. At the same time, institutional demand responds positively to increases in analysts' optimism. We also investigate several firm characteristics as determinants of analysts' and institutions' decisions. We conclude that ...
FRB Atlanta Working Paper , Paper 2000-5

Working Paper
The Systematic Component of Monetary Policy in SVARs: An Agnostic Identification Procedure

This paper studies the effects of monetary policy shocks using structural VARs. We achieve identification by imposing sign and zero restrictions on the systematic component of monetary policy. Importantly, our identification scheme does not restrict the contemporaneous response of output to a monetary policy shock. Using data for the period 1965?2007, we consistently find that an increase in the federal funds rate induces a contraction in output. We also find that monetary policy shocks are contractionary during the Great Moderation. Finally, we show that the identification strategy in Uhlig ...
FRB Atlanta Working Paper , Paper 2016-15

Working Paper
Liquidity creation without a lender of last resort: clearinghouse loan certificates in the Banking Panic of 1907

We employ a new data set comprised of disaggregate figures on clearinghouse loan certificate issues in New York City to document how the dominant national banks were crucial providers of temporary liquidity during the Panic of 1907. Clearinghouse loan certificates were essentially "bridge loans" arranged between clearinghouse members that enabled and were issued in anticipation of monetary gold imports, which took a few weeks to arrive. The large New York City national banks acted as private liquidity providers by requesting (and the New York clearinghouse issuing) a volume of clearinghouse ...
FRB Atlanta Working Paper , Paper 2006-23

Working Paper
Estimating demand elasticities in a differentiated product industry: the personal computer market

Supply and demand functions are typically estimated using uniform prices and quantities across products, but where products are heterogeneous, it is important to consider quality differences explicitly. This paper demonstrates a new approach to doing this by employing hedonic coefficients to estimate price elasticities for differentiated products in the market for personal computers. Differences among products are modeled as distances in a linear quality space derived from a multi-dimensional attribute space. Heterogeneous quality allows for the estimation of varying demand elasticities among ...
Working Papers , Paper 95-9

Working Paper
Monetary policy in a financial crisis

What are the economic effects of an interest rate cut when an economy is in the midst of a financial crisis? Under what conditions will a cut stimulate output and employment, and raise welfare? Under which will it have the opposite effects? The authors answer these questions in a general class of open-economy models, modeling a financial crisis as a time when collateral constraints are suddenly binding. They find that when there are frictions in adjusting the level of output in the traded goods sector and the rate at which that output can be used in other parts of the economy, a cut in the ...
Working Papers (Old Series) , Paper 0204

Working Paper
Home production meets time-to-build

An innovation in this paper is to introduce a time-to-build technology for the production of market capital into a model with home production. The paper?s main finding is that the two anomalies that have plagued all household production models?the positive correlation between business and household investment, and household investment leading business investment over the business cycle?are resolved when time-to-build is added.
Working Papers (Old Series) , Paper 0007R

FILTER BY year

FILTER BY Series

Working Papers 3813 items

Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2277 items

International Finance Discussion Papers 1322 items

Working Paper Series 1243 items

FRB Atlanta Working Paper 738 items

Working Papers (Old Series) 729 items

show more (26)

FILTER BY Content Type

FILTER BY Author

Wen, Yi 96 items

Berger, Allen N. 93 items

Christiano, Lawrence J. 77 items

Nakamura, Leonard I. 77 items

Clark, Todd E. 76 items

Mester, Loretta J. 76 items

show more (495)

FILTER BY Jel Classification

G21 460 items

E52 423 items

E32 399 items

E44 294 items

E58 264 items

G12 237 items

show more (495)

FILTER BY Keywords

Monetary policy 980 items

Business cycles 512 items

Econometric models 447 items

Inflation (Finance) 421 items

Interest rates 364 items

Prices 256 items