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1.

Using Loss Data to Quantify Operational Risk

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Supervision and Regulation, Genentech, Inc., FitchRisk and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Supervision and Regulation
Downloads 4,633
2.

Implications of Alternative Operational Risk Modeling Techniques

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Jun 2004
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Supervision and Regulation, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Supervision and Regulation and FitchRisk

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Downloads 3,203
3.

Measuring Reputational Risk: The Market Reaction to Operational Loss Announcements

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Supervision and Regulation
Downloads 2,209
4.

A Tale of Tails: An Empirical Analysis of Loss Distribution Models for Estimating Operational Risk Capital

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 06-13
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 26 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
CRA International and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,895
5.

Doing Good or Doing Well? Image Motivation and Monetary Incentives in Behaving Prosocially

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2968, FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 07-9
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Aug 2007
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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Downloads 1,834
6.

The Theory of Life-Cycle Saving and Investing

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 07-3
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics, Ziff Brothers Investments - Risk Management and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 1,778
7.

Subprime Facts: What (We Think) We Know about the Subprime Crisis and What We Don't

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 08-2
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 1,467
8.

A Survey of Economic Theories and Field Evidence on Pro-Social Behavior

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 06-6
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 1,437
9.

Fair Value Accounting: Villain or Innocent Victim - Exploring the Links Between Fair Value Accounting, Bank Regulatory Capital and the Recent Financial Crisis

FRB of Boston Quantitative Analysis Unit Working Paper No. 10-01
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 1,322
10.

The Impacts of Securitization on US Bank Holding Companies

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 1,321
11.

A Rational Expectations Model of Financial Contagion

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Finance and Economics Discussion Series 98-48
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Feb 1999
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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Downloads 1,150
12.

Subprime Outcomes: Risky Mortgages, Homeownership Experiences, and Foreclosures

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 07-15
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Dec 2007
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 1,055
13.

New Approaches to Ranking Economics Journals

FRB Boston Working Paper No. 05-12
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 878
14.

Evaluating the Impact of Fair Value Accounting on Financial Institutions: Implications for Accounting Standards Setting and Bank Supervision

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. QAU 12-01
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2012
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 839
15.

Derivatives Activity at Troubled Banks

96-52
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Supervision and Regulation
Downloads 826
16.

Dishonesty in Everyday Life and its Policy Implications

Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 117-126, 2006, FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 06-3
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto - Joseph L. Rotman School of Management and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 821
17.

The Monetary Transmission Mechanism

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 06-1
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Boston College - Department of Economics
Downloads 725
18.

Looking Behind the Aggregates: A Reply to 'Facts and Myths About the Financial Crisis of 2008'

FRB of Boston Quantitative Analysis Unit Working Paper No. 08-5
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
Econ One Research, Federal Reserve Board, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and La Caixa
Downloads 707
19.

Capital and Risk: New Evidence on Implications of Large Operational Losses

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 03-5
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Supervision and Regulation, Genentech, Inc., FitchRisk and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Supervision and Regulation
Downloads 675
20.

The Hidden Dangers of Historical Simulation

FEDS Discussion Paper No. 2001-27
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 661
21.

The Impact of Group Membership on Cooperation and Norm Enforcement: Evidence using Random Assignment to Real Social Groups

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2020, FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 06-7
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Lausanne, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 650
22.

Liquidity Shocks, Local Banks, and Economic Activity: Evidence from the 2007-2009 Crisis

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 15 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
Goethe University Frankfurt - Research Center SAFE and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 640
23.

Big Bad Banks? The Winners and Losers from Bank Deregulation in the United States

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2010
Accepted Paper Series
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, UC Berkeley and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 636
24.

Momentum, Information Uncertainty, and Leverage - An Explanation Based on Recursive Preferences

EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper, AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 590
25.

Improving Grid-Based Methods for Estimating Value at Risk of Fixed-Income Portfolios

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Finance and Economics Working Paper No. 25, 2000
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Board and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 534
26.

The Financial Structure of Startup Firms: The Role of Assets, Information, and Entrepreneur Characteristics

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 10-17
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
Brandeis University and Brandeis University - Department of Economics
Downloads 515
27.

The International Transmission of Financial Shocks: The Case of Japan

American Economic Review, Vol 87, No 4, September 1997
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Jun 1997
Accepted Paper Series
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Supervision and Regulation
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28.

Cross-Sectional Asset Pricing Puzzles: A Long-Run Perspective

Third Singapore International Conference on Finance 2009, AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 12 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration, University of Arizona - Department of Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 508
29.

The Effects of Competition on Price Dispersion in the Airline Industry: A Panel Analysis

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 07-7
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Downloads 460
30.

How Small is Zero Price? The True Value of Free Products

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 06-16
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Dec 2006
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 445
31.

Selection into Financial Literacy Programs: Evidence from a Field Study

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 07-5
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Dec 2007
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Downloads 437
32.

Relationship Lending: Does the Number of Banks Matter? Evidence from US

EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
La Caixa
Downloads 427
33.

Effective Labor Regulation and Microeconomic Flexibility

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1480, MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 04-30, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 893, FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 04-6
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and University of Chile

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34.

Identifying the Macroeconomic Effect of Loan Supply Shocks

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jul 2000
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Supervision and Regulation and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 417
35.

Does Firm Value Move Too Much to Be Justified By Subsequent Changes in Cash Flow?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 87, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Princeton University - Department of Economics

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36.

Is Banking Supervision Central to Central Banking?

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston 97-3
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Apr 1998
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Supervision and Regulation and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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37.

Firms as Liquidity Providers: Evidence from the 2007-2008 Financial Crisis

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 29 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of St. Gallen - School of Finance and La Caixa
Downloads 407
38.

The Financial Sector and the Real Economy During the Financial Crisis: Evidence from the Commercial Paper Market

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
Econ One Research, La Caixa, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 406
39.

Pension Accounting and Corporate Earnings: the World According to Gaap

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 06-2
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 402
40.

How Your Counterparty Matters: Using Transaction Networks to Explain Returns in CCP Marketplaces

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
Econ One Research, Imperial College London - Centre for Global Finance and Technology and Università di Roma "La Sapienza"
Downloads 401
41.

Credit Card Debt and Payment Use

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 08-2
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 396
42.

Classroom Peer Effects and Student Achievement

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 08-5
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Downloads 395
43.

Is Obesity Contagious? Social Networks vs. Environmental Factors in the Obesity Epidemic

FRB of Boston Quantitative Analysis Unit Working Paper No. QAU08-2, Journal of Health Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
Econ One Research and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Downloads 383
44.

Testing Economic Hypotheses with State-Level Data: A Comment on Donohue and Levitt

FRB Boston Working Paper No. 05-15
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 383
45.

Credit Card Redlining

FRB of Boston Quantitative Analysis Unit Working Paper No. QAU08-1
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2009
Working Paper Series
Econ One Research
Downloads 382
46.

Information Diffusion Based Explanations of Asset Pricing Anomalies

FRB of Boston Quantitative Analysis Unit Working Paper No. QAU07-6
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and RWC Asset Management
Downloads 379
47.

Impatience and Credit Behavior: Evidence from a Field Experiment

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 07-3
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Apr 2007
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Downloads 375
48.

Collateral Damage: Effects of the Japanese Real Estate Collapse on Credit Availability and Real Activity in the United States

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston WP No. 97-5
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 May 1998
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Supervision and Regulation
Downloads 374
49.

A Short Survey of Network Economics

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 10-3
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 May 2010
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 368
50.

Productivity and Economies of Scale in the Production of Bank Service Value Added

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 03-7
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 366