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1.

Globalization of Financial Institutions: Evidence from Cross-Border Banking Performance

FRB Chicago Working Paper No. 1999-25
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 08 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, University of Kansas School of Business, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance

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Downloads 2,920
2.

Derivatives Clearing and Settlement: A Comparison of Central Counterparties and Alternative Structures

Economic Perspectives, Vol. 30, No. 4, Fourth Quarter 2006
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Wake Forest University - Schools of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 2,886
3.

Why Don't Consumers Use Electronic Banking Products? Towards a Theory of Obstacles, Incentives, and Opportunities

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. EPS-2000-1
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 2,381
4.

Merger Momentum and Investor Sentiment: The Stock Market Reaction to Merger Announcements

FRB Chicago Working Paper No. 2004-07
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Economic Research

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Downloads 2,104
5.

Realized Volatility

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2008-14
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Research Department
Downloads 1,745
6.

Derivatives and Systemic Risk: Netting, Collateral, and Closeout

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2005-03
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Wake Forest University - Schools of Business and Loyola University Chicago
Downloads 1,550
7.

Central Counterparty Clearing: History, Innovation, and Regulation

Economic Perspectives, Vol. 30, No. 4, Fourth Quarter 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Downloads 1,292
8.

Does Market Size Structure Affect Competition? The Case of Small Business Lending

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Economic Research and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,018
9.

Economic Theory and Asset Bubbles

Economic Perspectives, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 1,005
10.

Product Mix and Earnings Volatility at Commercial Banks: Evidence from a Degree of Leverage Model

FRB Chicago Working Paper No. 1999-06
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Kansas School of Business and Valdosta State University - Department of Accounting and Finance

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11.

Portfolio Choice Over the Life-Cycle when the Stock and Labor Markets are Cointegrated

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2007-11
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Research Department, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 926
12.

Platform Competition in Two-Sided Markets: The Case of Payment Networks

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2004-09
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Independent and Ca Foscari University of Venice - Dipartimento di Economia
Downloads 903
13.

Causality, Causality, Causality: The View of Education Inputs and Outputs from Economics

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2005-15
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section
Downloads 879
14.

Impact of Independent Directors and the Regulatory Environment on Bank Merger Prices: Evidence from Takeover Activity in the 1990s

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2000-31
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
DePaul University - Department of Finance, Culverhouse College of Commerce, University of Alabama and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Downloads 853
15.

Why Do Firms Go Public? Evidence from the Banking Industry

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Economic Research, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 835
16.

The Effects of Geographic Expansion on Bank Efficiency

FEDS Working Paper No. 01-03, FRB Chicago Working Paper No. 2000-14
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and University of Kansas School of Business

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17.

The Effect of Monetary Policy on the Availability of Credit: How the Credit Channel Works

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2007-13 (revised)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
DePaul University - Driehaus College of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Economic Research
Downloads 801
18.

The Past, Present, and Probable Future for Community Banks

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2003-14
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 04 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Kansas School of Business, Tippie College of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance

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Downloads 791
19.

Subordinated Debt and Bank Capital Reform

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2000-24, FRB Chicago Working Paper No. 2000-07
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 19 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Research Department

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Downloads 745
20.

Option-Implied Risk Aversion Estimates: Robustness and Patterns

EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Presented Paper; EFMA 2002 London Meetings, FRB Chicago Working Paper No. 2001-15
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Feb 2002
Working Paper Series
Wake Forest University - Schools of Business and Queen Mary, University of London
Downloads 743
21.

Banking Market Structure, Financial Dependence and Growth: International Evidence from Industry Data

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 99-08
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 May 2002
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Morningstar Associates LLC

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22.

E-money and E-commerce: Two Alternative Views of Future Innovations

FRB of Chicago Fed. Letter Series Working Paper No. 163a
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 714
23.

U.S. Corporate and Bank Insolvency Regimes: An Economic Comparison and Evaluation

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2006-01
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Wake Forest University - Schools of Business and Loyola University Chicago
Downloads 707
24.

Do Bonds Span Volatility Risk in the U.S. Treasury Market? A Specification Test for Affine Term Structure Models

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper, FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2006-15
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Research Department

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Downloads 693
25.

Puzzles in the Chinese Stock Market

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 619, FRB Chicago Working Paper No. 2000-13
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Sep 1998
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System - Trade and Financial Studies Section
Downloads 690
26.

Monetary Policy in a Financial Crisis

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2002-05, FRB of Cleveland Working Paper No. 02-04
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 12 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2007
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University, Federal Reserve Board - Trade and Financial Studies and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Downloads 650
27.

Technological Progress and the Geographic Expansion of the Banking Industry

FEDS Discussion Paper No. 2002-31, FRB Chicago Working Paper No. 2002-07
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and University of Kansas School of Business
Downloads 650
28.

The Role of Securitization in Mortgage Renegotiation

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2011-03-002, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2011-2, FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2011-02
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Finance Department, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 641
29.

Why Do Banks Reward Their Customers to Use Their Credit Cards?

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2010-19
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2010
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Independent and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 628
30.

Debit Card and Cash Usage: A Cross-Country Analysis

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2007-04
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2007
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Independent
Downloads 626
31.

School Vouchers and Student Achievement: Recent Evidence, Remaining Questions

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2008-08
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section
Downloads 621
32.

Real Effects of Bank Competition

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2004-03
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 605
33.

Payment Instrument Choice: The Case of Prepaid Cards

Economic Perspectives, Second Quarter, 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Independent and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 601
34.

Deregulation and the Relationship Between Bank CEO Compensation and Risk Taking

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2003-32
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
DePaul University - Department of Finance, Tippie College of Business and Culverhouse College of Commerce, University of Alabama
Downloads 597
35.

Inter-Industry Contagion and the Competitive Effects of Financial Distress Announcements: Evidence from Commercial Banks and Life Insurance Companies

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2002-23
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 27 Mar 2003
Working Paper Series
DePaul University - Department of Finance and Culverhouse College of Commerce, University of Alabama
Downloads 596
36.

Market Discipline in the Governance of U.S. Bank Holding Companies: Monitoring vs. Influencing

EFA 2001 Barcelona Meetings, FRB Chicago Working Paper No. 2000-03
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
Wake Forest University - Schools of Business and University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate
Downloads 594
37.

BankCaR (Bank Capital-at-Risk): A Credit Risk Model for US Commercial Bank Charge-Offs

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2008-03
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 578
38.

Netting, Financial Contracts, and Banks: The Economic Implications

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2004-02
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Research Department, Wake Forest University - Schools of Business, Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and Loyola University Chicago
Downloads 553
39.

The Minimum Wage, Restaurant Prices, and Labor Market Structure

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2004-21
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
Downloads 533
40.

Finance as a Barrier to Entry: Bank Competition and Industry Structure in Local U.S. Markets

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2004-04
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 24 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Boston College - Department of Finance

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41.

Deregulation, the Internet, and the Competitive Viability of Large Banks and Community Banks

FRB Chicago Working Paper No. 2001-11
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Nov 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Kansas School of Business and Tippie College of Business

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42.

Economic Determinants of the Nominal Treasury Yield Curve

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2001-16
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Dec 2001
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 502
43.

Testing the Stability of Implied Probability Density Functions

BOE Working Paper No. 114
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
Wake Forest University - Schools of Business and Queen Mary, University of London

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44.

Conflict of Interest or Certification? Evidence from IPOs Underwritten by the Firm's Relationship Bank

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2007-09
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2009
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Research Department and University of Virginia - McIntire School
Downloads 495
45.

The Effectiveness of Mandatory Mortgage Counseling: Can One Dissuade Borrowers from Choosing Risky Mortgages?

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2008-03-020, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2008-20, Paolo Baffi Centre Research Paper No. 2009-51, FDIC Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 2009-04, FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2009-7, Networks Financial Institute Working Paper 2011-WP-12, AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper, EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Finance Department, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 492
46.

Assessing a Decade of Interstate Bank Branching

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2007-03
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2007
Working Paper Series
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 491
47.

China's Export Growth and the China Safeguard: Threats to the World Trading System?

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2004-28
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
Peterson Institute for International Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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48.

A Comparison of U.S. Corporate and Bank Insolvency Resolution

Economic Perspectives, 2006, FRB of Chicago Working Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Wake Forest University - Schools of Business and Loyola University Chicago
Downloads 472
49.

Welfare Implications of the Transition to High Household Debt

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2006-27
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Dec 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics
Downloads 470
50.

Local Market Consolidation and Bank Productive Efficiency

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2002-25
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Mar 2003
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and HEC Paris - Finance Department
Downloads 455