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Trends in mortgage delinquencies at New England banks

New England Banking Trends , Issue Sum , Pages 3-5

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Current trends at New England banks

New England Banking Trends , Issue Win

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Bank regulatory agreements in New England

New England's recovery from our most recent recession has been marked by unusually slow growth in bank lending. As of the third quarter of 1994, total loans still had recovered only to 76 percent of the level attained at the peak in the third quarter of 1989. Numerous recent studies have identified low bank capital ratios as a factor contributing to slow growth in loans, but a direct link between the level of bank lending and bank regulation has been established only recently.> To better understand how regulatory policy might directly influence bank lending, this article examines the ways ...
New England Economic Review , Issue May , Pages 15-24

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New England's mid-sized banks

New England Banking Trends , Issue Fall , Pages 1-5

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Getting the banks into balance: implications for borrowers

Regional Review , Issue fall , Pages 20-24

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Lessons from a laissez-faire payments system: the Suffolk Banking System, 1825-58

Review , Issue May , Pages 105-116

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The role of real estate in the New England credit crunch

Banks, particularly in New England, have experienced major losses of capital as a result of their exposure to risky real estate loans. These losses, accompanied by strict enforcement of capital regulations, have caused banks to shrink their assets in an attempt to improve their capital/asset ratios. Poorly capitalized banks have contracted their real estate loans much more than their better-capitalized peers. In New England, which experienced widespread shocks to bank capital, credit availability for real estate is being constrained by capital-impaired lenders.
Working Papers , Paper 92-4

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New England banks and the Texas experience

New England banks are currently suffering from problems similar to those that caused the demise of many Texas banks. In both cases, a boom in the real-estate sector was followed by a sharp contraction caused by weakness in the leading sectors of the economy. In both cases, banks had greatly expanded their real-estate lending, and the declining real-estate prices produced substantial loan losses. ; This study suggests, however, that these similarities do not imply that New England will go on to repeat the Texas experience. The author finds that New England does not suffer from construction ...
New England Economic Review , Issue Sep , Pages 55-62

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The credit crunch

Regional Review , Issue Win , Pages 14-20

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Terminations of formal regulatory actions at New England banks

New England Banking Trends , Issue Win , Pages 3-5

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