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Federal financial regulators seek to reduce regulatory burden

Financial Update , Volume 16 , Issue Q 3

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Bank regulation and the public interest

Economic Review , Issue Spr , Pages 55-71

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An incentive based theory of bank regulation

Proceedings , Issue Nov

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Statement to Congress, March 2, 1994(views of Federal Reserve Board on proposals to consolidate the banking regulators into a single agency)

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue May , Pages 382-385

Does the market discipline banks? New evidence from the regulatory capital mix

Although bank capital regulation permits a bank to choose freely between equity and subordinated debt to meet capital requirements, lenders and investors view debt and equity as imperfect substitutes. It follows that the mix of debt in regulatory capital should isolate the role that the market plays in disciplining banks. I document that since the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991 (FDICIA) reduced the ability of the FDIC to absorb losses of subordinated debt investors, the mix of debt has had a positive effect on the future outcomes of distressed banks, as if the ...
Staff Reports , Paper 244

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Do capital markets predict problems in large commercial banks?

In the present climate of intense debate over deposit insurance reform, the nature and limits of market discipline become especially important. The widely accepted argument for greater reliance on market discipline is that it will restrain managerial risk-taking and reduce potential losses to the deposit insurance fund. Opponents of this view favor the traditional reliance on supervision by the bank regulatory agencies as the primary method to maintain the safety and soundness of the banking system and the integrity of the deposit insurance fund. ; This article attempts to shed some empirical ...
New England Economic Review , Issue May , Pages 51-56

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Combining bank supervision and monetary policy

In the United States, the Federal Reserve has responsibility for both monetary policy and bank supervision. Other countries separate these functions to varying degrees. What lies behind this global diversity? Should a central bank be charged with conducting monetary policy and regulating banks, or does it make more sense ? both economic and political ? to keep these activities separate? The answer is not a simple yes or no. Rather, it appears that the right choice depends on a country?s prevailing conditions, including its financial system, its political environment, and the preferences of ...
Economic Commentary , Issue Nov

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Deregulation: too much or not enough?

Economic Review , Issue Jan , Pages 4-10

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An introduction to expanding bank powers: international perspectives

Proceedings , Paper 143

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The role of the examiner in limiting payments transfer risks

Special issue on payments system risk
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