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Anticipating bailouts: the incentive-conflict model and the collapse of the Ohio Deposit Guarantee Fund
An examination of the effect of the collapse of the Ohio Deposit Guarantee Fund on insured financial institutions in the context of the incentive-conflict model developed by Edward Kane, finding that differences in abnormal returns of FDIC and FSLIC firms tend to reaffirm that taxpayer-funded bailouts are a natural outgrowth of the moral-hazard problem that taxpayers face.
How are the ex-ODGF thrifts doing?
A determination that the savings and loan associations surviving the 1985 Ohio Deposit Guarantee Fund crisis as independent thrifts have performed better than similar-sized Ohio thrifts because they have been able to contain costs, thereby improving their net worth through higher earnings.