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Working Paper
A question of liquidity: the great banking run of 2008?

The current financial crisis has given rise to a new type of bank run, one that affects both the banks' assets and liabilities. In this paper we combine information from the commercial paper market with loan level data from the Survey of Terms of Business Loans to show that during the 2007-2008 financial crises banks suffered a run on credit lines. First, as in previous crises, we find an increase in the usage of credit lines as commercial spreads widen, especially among the lowest quality firms. Second, as the crises deepened, firms drew down their credit lines out of fear that the weakened ...
Supervisory Research and Analysis Working Papers , Paper QAU09-4

Conference Paper
The impact of contingent liability on commercial bank risk taking

Proceedings , Paper 557

Conference Paper
You get what you pay for? the implications of platinum parachutes in merger and acquisition transactions

Proceedings , Paper 919

Working Paper
The dark side of bank wholesale funding

Commercial banks increasingly use short-term wholesale funds to supplement traditional retail deposits. Existing literature mainly points to the "bright side" of wholesale funding: sophisticated financiers can monitor banks, disciplining bad ones but refinancing solvent ones. This paper models a "dark side" of wholesale funding. In an environment with a costless but imperfect signal on bank project quality (e.g., credit ratings, performance of peers), short-term wholesale financiers have lower incentives to conduct costly information acquisition, and instead may withdraw based on ...
Working Papers , Paper 09-3

Working Paper
Subordinated debt and bank capital reform

In recent years there has been a growing realization that there are significant problems with the current bank risk-based capital guidelines. As financial firms have become more sophisticated and complex they have effectively arbitraged the existing capital requirements. They have become so good at avoiding the intent of capital regulation that the regulations have essentially ceased to be a safety and soundness issue for supervisors and have become more a compliance issue. There is also a growing realization that bank regulation must more effectively incorporate market discipline to ...
FRB Atlanta Working Paper , Paper 2000-24

Journal Article
Subordinated debt can help regulators monitor bank risk

Financial Update , Volume 13 , Issue Jan , Pages 4-5

Journal Article
A perspective on liability management and bank risk

Economic Review , Issue Win , Pages 12-25

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