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Large banking organization (LBO) supervision

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Issue Jun

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Capital allocation for operational risk: welcome remarks to a conference held November 14-16, 2001 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

The conference provided a comprehensive understanding of current and evolving best practices in identifying, measuring, and modeling operational risk and in managing and mitigating this risk through capital allocation, insurance, and other existing and potential risk management tools. The conference presented the perspectives of practitioners in the banking, securities, and insurance industries, as well as supervisors and academic specializing in these sectors. The conference also identified and discussed possible solutions to barriers that may be impeding the development of new approaches.
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The lender's view of debt and equity: the case of pension funds

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 33 , Pages 106-135

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The effects of globalization on inflation and their implications for monetary policy

Policymakers here and abroad cannot lose sight of a fundamental truth: In a world of separate currencies that can fluctuate against each other over time, each country?s central bank determines its inflation rate. If the FOMC were to allow the U.S. economy to run beyond its sustainable potential for some time, inflation would eventually rise. And, this pickup would become self-perpetuating if it became embedded in inflation expectations. Thus, while a better understanding of the implications of globalization will aid in our understanding of inflation dynamics, it is also clear that such ...
Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 51

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Insurance of operational risk and the New Basel Capital Accord: [working paper supplement]

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Still searching for optimal capital structure

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 33 , Pages 80-105

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Is bank lending special?

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 39 , Pages 15-44

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Loss underreporting and the auditing role of bank exams

Using a unique set of banking data containing both originally reported and subsequently revised financial variables, we study the incidence of adverse revisions to accounting statements. As might be expected, our findings indicate banks are more likely to underreport financial losses when their financial performance is substandard. In addition, we provide evidence that supervisory exams have an important role in uncovering financial problems and ensuring bank accounting statements reflect them. Specifically, our estimations point to a significant auditing effect, through which exams can lead ...
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Points of reference for future action

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 43 , Issue Jun , Pages 260-263

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Demographic shocks: the view from history

The paper will basically deal with four issues. The first one puts current changes or shifts into a historical comparative perspective. The second deals with "traditional" shocks or violent disturbances of the system and their consequences. The third discusses the "seismic" changes experienced in the past, attempts their measurement, and exemplifies their effects on population and society. The fourth deals with the relevance that past experience has for current changes.
Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 46




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