Simon H. Kwan

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Professor

101 Market Street

San Francisco, CA 94105

United States

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Bank Risk, Capitalization and Inefficiency

96-35
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Feb 1997
Simon H. Kwan and Robert Eisenbeis Eisenbeis
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Independent
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Financial Contracting and the Choice between Private Placement and Publicly Offered Bonds

FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2004-20
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Dec 2004
Simon H. Kwan and Willard T. Carleton
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and University of Arizona
Downloads 515 (52,356)

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Corporate bonds

3.

Market Evidence on the Opaqueness of Banking Firms' Assets

Eleventh Annual Utah Winter Conference
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Jul 2000
University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate
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The X-Efficiency of Commercial Banks in Hong Kong

FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2002-14
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 May 2005
Simon H. Kwan
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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Risk and Return of Publicly Held Versus Privately Owned Banks

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 10, No. 2, September 2004
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Aug 2005
Simon H. Kwan
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Downloads 253 (118,700)

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ownership structure, bank risk-taking, market discipline, agency theory

6.

Financial Crisis and Bank Lending

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Mar 2010
Simon H. Kwan
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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Financial Crisis, Bank Lending, Credit Tightening

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Data for Microprudential Supervision of U.S. Banks

Handbook of Financial Data and Risk Information, Volume I, M. Brose, M. Flood, D. Krishna and W. Nichols, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2014
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2016
Mark D. Flood, Simon H. Kwan and Irina Leonova
R. H. Smith School of Business, U. of Maryland, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Bank for International Settlements (BIS) - Financial Stability Board (FSB)
Downloads 188 (157,991)

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Bank, bank holding company, supervision, regulation, microprudential, depository institution

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Testing the Strong-Form of Market Discipline: The Effects of Public Market Signals on Bank Risk

FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2004-19
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Dec 2004
Simon H. Kwan
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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Market discipline, bank risk-taking

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Operating Performance of Banks among Asian Economies: An International and Time Series Comparison

HKIMR Working Paper No. 13/2002
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Sep 2007
Simon H. Kwan
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Downloads 166 (176,445)

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Asian Banking, Bank Production, Bank Efficiency, Operating Performance, Asian Financial Crisis

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Safe and Sound Banking, 20 Years Later: What was Proposed and What has Been Adopted

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2006-27
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Aug 2007
Frederick T. Furlong and Simon H. Kwan
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Downloads 136 (208,018)

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bank supervision

11.

The Informativeness of Stochastic Frontier and Programming Frontier Efficiency Scores: Cost Efficiency and Other Measures of Bank Holding Company Performance

FRB Atlanta Working Paper Series No. 99-23
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jan 2015
Independent, University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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stochastic frontier, data envelope analysis, X-inefficiencies, banks and bank holding companies, informativeness principle

12.

Impact of Deposit Rate Deregulation in Hong Kong on the Market Value of Commercial Banks

FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2001-11, HKIMR Working Paper No. 10/2000
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 May 2005
Simon H. Kwan
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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Deposit rate deregulation, Interest rate rules, Hong Kong banks

13.

The International Transmission of Shocks: Foreign Bank Branches in Hong Kong During Crises

HKIMR Working Paper No.02/2015
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Jan 2015
Simon H. Kwan, T. C. Wong and Cho-Hoi Hui
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Research Department and Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Research Department
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Shocks Transmission, Foreign Banks, Financial Crisis, Liquidity Management

14.

Bank Risk, Capitalization, and Operating Efficiency

96-35
Posted: 28 Jan 1997
Simon H. Kwan and Robert Eisenbeis Eisenbeis
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Independent

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