Hamid Mehran

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

33 Liberty Street

New York, NY 10045

United States

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Scholarly Papers (45)

1.

Corporate Performance, Board Structure and its Determinants in the Banking Industry

EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Renee B. Adams and Hamid Mehran
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 3,855 (1,382)
Citation 37

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Board Structure, Banking Industry, Holding Company, Organizational Form

Is Corporate Governance Different for Bank Holding Companies?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 May 2003
Renee B. Adams and Hamid Mehran
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 2,272 (4,072)
Citation 87

Abstract:

Governance, Board of Directors, Bank Holding Company, Investment Opportunities, Regulation, Policy

Is Corporate Governance Different for Bank Holding Companies?

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, April 2003
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Sep 2005
Renee B. Adams and Hamid Mehran
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 1,092 (13,891)
Citation 87

Abstract:

Board of Directors, bank holding company, corporate governance, instititional owners

3.

Corporate Governance and Banks: What Have We Learned from the Financial Crisis?

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 502
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Jul 2011
Hamid Mehran, Alan D. Morrison and Joel D. Shapiro
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 2,335 (2,456)
Citation 9

Abstract:

governance, banks

4.

Executive Compensation and Risk Taking

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 456
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2011
Patrick Bolton, Hamid Mehran and Joel D. Shapiro
Columbia Business School - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 2,130 (3,664)
Citation 35

Abstract:

executive compensation, risk taking

5.

Corporate Performance, Board Structure, and Their Determinants in the Banking Industry

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 330
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Jun 2008
Renee B. Adams and Hamid Mehran
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 903 (16,175)
Citation 29

Abstract:

corporate governance, board structure, banking industry, holding company, organizational structure

The Economics of Conflicts of Interest in Financial Institutions

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2006-03-005
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Nov 2006
Hamid Mehran and René M. Stulz
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 815 (21,607)
Citation 39

Abstract:

The Economics of Conflicts of Interest in Financial Institutions

NBER Working Paper No. w12695
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Hamid Mehran and René M. Stulz
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 36 (363,827)
Citation 39

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7.

Outside Monitoring and CEO Compensation in the Banking Industry

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Feb 2004 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2010
Kose John, Yiming Qian and Hamid Mehran
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, University of Iowa - Department of Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 763 (23,283)
Citation 17

Abstract:

corporate governance, CEO compensation, pay-for-performance sensitivity, risk-shifting, agency problems, banking, regulation, subordinated debt

8.

What Do We Know About Executive Compensation at Privately Held Firms?

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 314
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 15 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2013
Rebel A. Cole and Hamid Mehran
Florida Atlantic University and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 628 (29,866)
Citation 4

Abstract:

CEO, Compensation, Education, Executive, Executive Pay, Gender, Organizational Form, Ownership, SSBF, Taxes

9.
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Citation 27

Financial Visibility and the Decision to Go Private

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2008
Hamid Mehran and Stavros Peristiani
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 463 (46,625)
Citation 27

Abstract:

LBOs, Going-Private Acquisitions, Financial Visibility, Free Cash Flow Hypothesis

Financial Visibility and the Decision to go Private

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 376
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Jun 2009
Hamid Mehran and Stavros Peristiani
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 108 (201,742)
Citation 27

Abstract:

financial visibility, LBOs, going private, analyst coverage, institutional investor, insider ownership

Financial Visibility and the Decision to Go Private

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 519-547, 2009
Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Hamid Mehran and Stavros Peristiani
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Abstract:

G34

Caught between Scylla and Charybdis? Regulating Bank Leverage When There is Rent Seeking and Risk Shifting

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 365/2013
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
Viral V. Acharya, Hamid Mehran and Anjan V. Thakor
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 387 (58,111)
Citation 20

Abstract:

market discipline, asset substitution, systemic risk, bailout, forbearance, moral hazard, capital requirements

Caught between Scylla and Charybdis? Regulating Bank Leverage When There is Rent-Seeking and Risk-Shifting

FRB of Cleveland Working Paper No. 10-24
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2015
Viral V. Acharya, Hamid Mehran and Anjan V. Thakor
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 105 (205,944)
Citation 20

Abstract:

Market Discipline, Asset Substitution, Systemic Risk, Bailout, Forbearance, Moral Hazard, Capital Requirements

Caught between Scylla and Charybdis? Regulating Bank Leverage When There is Rent-Seeking and Risk-Shifting

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8822
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Mar 2012
Viral V. Acharya, Hamid Mehran and Anjan V. Thakor
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 10 (496,787)
Citation 20

Abstract:

asset substitution, bailout, market discipline, systemic risk

11.

Bank Board Structure and Performance: Evidence for Large Bank Holding Companies

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Oct 2011
Renee B. Adams and Hamid Mehran
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 490 (33,718)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Board Structure, Banking Industry, Holding Company, Complexity, Sunsidiaries

12.
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Citation 1

Corporate Governance of Financial Institutions

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 539
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2012
Hamid Mehran and Lindsay Mollineaux
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 461 (46,860)
Citation 1

Abstract:

financial institutions, governance, disclosure, information, market discipline, financial crisis

Corporate Governance of Financial Institutions

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 4, pp. 215-232, 2012
Posted: 04 Nov 2012
Hamid Mehran and Lindsay Mollineaux
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Abstract:

13.

The Effect of Employee Stock Options on the Evolution of Compensation in the 1990s

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 7, No. 3, December 2001
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Jun 2001
Hamid Mehran and Joseph S. Tracy
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 455 (47,412)
Citation 17

Abstract:

employee stock options, compensation per hour, labor markets

14.

The Effect of Employee Stock Options on Bank Investment Choice, Borrowing, and Capital

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 305
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Oct 2007
Hamid Mehran and Joshua V. Rosenberg
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 392 (50,371)
Citation 21

Abstract:

CEO compensation, employee stock options, risk taking, banking firms, borrowing, bank capital

15.

The Value of Bank Capital and the Structure of the Banking Industry

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 24, No. 4, April 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Feb 2011
Paolo Fulghieri, Franklin Allen and Hamid Mehran
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 374 (55,922)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Value Bank Capital, Financial Intermediaries

16.

Regulation, Subordinated Debt, and Incentive Features of CEO Compensation in the Banking Industry

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 308
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Nov 2007
Kose John, Yiming Qian and Hamid Mehran
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, University of Iowa - Department of Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 369 (57,627)
Citation 7

Abstract:

banking, regulation, subordinated debt, CEO compensation, pay-for-performance sensitivity, risk shifting

17.

The Role of Information and Financial Reporting in Corporate Governance: A Review of the Evidence and the Implications for Banking Firms and the Financial Services Industry

Economic Policy Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Jun 2015
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 328 (14,027)

Abstract:

financial accounting; corporate governance; board structure; contracting; executive compensation; informal contracts; financial institutions; information asymmetry; corporate transparency

18.

Regulatory Incentives and Consolidation: The Case of Commercial Bank Mergers and the Community Reinvestment Act

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. WP-2002-06
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Jun 2002
University of Southern California - Sol Price School of Public Policy, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 319 (72,012)
Citation 5

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19.

Compensation and Top Management Turnover

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-98-051
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Hamid Mehran and David Yermack
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 253 (88,119)
Citation 17

Abstract:

Incentives, Compensation, Ownership, Turnover

20.

Gender and the Availability of Credit to Privately Held Firms: Evidence from the Surveys of Small Business Finances

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 383
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2011
Rebel A. Cole and Hamid Mehran
Florida Atlantic University and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 243 (98,936)
Citation 2

Abstract:

credit, discrimination, entrepreneurship, gender, SSBF

21.
Downloads 227 (106,051)
Citation 3

Robust Capital Regulation

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 490
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2011
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Oliver Wyman and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 217 (110,540)
Citation 3

Abstract:

capital requirements, leverage, systemic risk

Robust Capital Regulation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8792
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Jan 2012
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Oliver Wyman and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 10 (496,787)
Citation 3

Abstract:

capital requirements, leverage, market discipline, model risk, systemic risk

22.

Bank Capital and Value in the Cross Section

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 14 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2009
Hamid Mehran and Anjan V. Thakor
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 214 (107,456)
Citation 26

Abstract:

bank capital, bank value, capital structure, regulation, acquisitions

23.

Market Declines: What is Accomplished by Banning Short-Selling?

Current Issues in Economics and Finance, Vol. 18, No. 5, 2012
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Aug 2012
University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance
Downloads 211 (103,273)

Abstract:

short selling, down grade

24.

The Impact of Tax Law Changes on Bank Dividend Policy, Sell-Offs, Organizational Form and Industry Structure

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 369
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 May 2009
Hamid Mehran and Michael Suher
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Brown University
Downloads 179 (124,086)
Citation 2

Abstract:

tax law, S corporations, organizational form, dividend policy, sell-offs, industry structure

25.

ESOP Fables: The Impact of Employee Stock Ownership Plans on Labor Disputes

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 347
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Sep 2008
Peter Cramton, Hamid Mehran and Joseph S. Tracy
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 170 (113,503)
Citation 5

Abstract:

collective bargaining, ESOP, cross ownership, incomplete information, strikes, labor disputes

26.

Executive Compensation and Corporate Performance: Evidence from Thrift Institutions

Rebuilding Banking: Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Performance, pp. 227-247, 1991
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Nov 2008
Rebel A. Cole and Hamid Mehran
Florida Atlantic University and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 169 (123,523)
Citation 2

Abstract:

agency costs, CEO pay, compensation, deposit insurance, executive compensation, thrift

27.

Market Declines: Is Banning Short Selling the Solution?

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 518
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2012
University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance
Downloads 167 (129,754)

Abstract:

short selling, down grade

28.

Incentive Features in CEO Compensation: The Role of Regulation and Monitored Debt

NYU Working Paper No. CLB-06-018
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Kose John, Hamid Mehran and Yiming Qian
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and University of Iowa - Department of Finance
Downloads 125 (170,449)
Citation 2

Abstract:

CEO compensation, pay-for-performance sensitivity, risk-shifting, agency problems, banking, regulation, subordinated debt

29.

The Effect of Changes in Ownership Structure on Performance: Evidence from the Thrift Industry

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Finance and Economics Discussion Series, FEDS Paper No. 96-6
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Jul 1998 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2008
Rebel A. Cole and Hamid Mehran
Florida Atlantic University and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 115 (181,138)
Citation 22

Abstract:

anti-takeover provisions, corporate control, ownership structure, regulation, savings & loan, S&L, thrift

30.

Stock-Based Compensation and Top Management Turnover

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-96-035
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Hamid Mehran and David Yermack
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 90 (213,363)
Citation 17

Abstract:

Compensation, Ownership, Incentives, Turnover

The Effect of State Solvency on Bank Values and Credit Supply: Evidence from State Pension Cut Legislation

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 27 May 2015
University of Georgia - Department of Finance, Bentley University - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 62 (285,565)

Abstract:

Credit supply, financial institutions, bank intermediation, municipal debt, public pensions

The Effect of State Pension Cut Legislation on Bank Values

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 679
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
University of Georgia - Department of Finance, Bentley University - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 25 (412,327)

Abstract:

financial institutions, municipal debt, public pensions

32.

Robust Capital Regulation

Current Issues in Economics and Finance, Vol. 18, No. 4, 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 May 2012
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Oliver Wyman and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 81 (209,125)

Abstract:

Treasury, Supplementary Financing Program , Treasury General Account, Treasury Tax and Loan Note account, cash management , Supplementary Financing Program

33.

Organizational Form, Taxes, Ownership, and CEO Compensation: Evidence from Small Businesses

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Apr 2010
Rebel A. Cole and Hamid Mehran
Florida Atlantic University and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 69 (250,192)

Abstract:

business taxes, CEO pay, corporation, executive compensation, organizational form, ownership, personal taxes, privately held, SSBF

34.

The Effects of Changes in Ownership Structure on Performance: Evidence from the Thrift Industry

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 50, 1998
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2010
Rebel A. Cole and Hamid Mehran
Florida Atlantic University and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 63 (266,350)
Citation 20

Abstract:

corporate control, regulation, ownership structure, anti-takeover provisions

35.

The Impact of Employee Stock Options on the Evolution of Compensation in the 1990s

NBER Working Paper No. W8353
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jul 2001
Hamid Mehran and Joseph S. Tracy
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 48 (304,269)
Citation 15

Abstract:

36.

Introduction

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, April 2003
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 04 Sep 2005
Hamid Mehran
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 46 (315,296)

Abstract:

Corporate governance, banking industry, board structure, agency theory

37.

CDS and Equity Market Reactions to Stock Issuances in the U.S. Financial Industry: Evidence from the 2002-13 Period

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 697
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2014
Bentley University - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Harvard University, Department of Economics, Students, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Downloads 42 (270,611)

Abstract:

financial institutions, stock issuance, credit default swaps, financial crisis

38.

Introduction

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 8, No. 2, November 2002
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Sep 2005
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Brandeis University - International Business School
Downloads 28 (374,289)
Citation 8

Abstract:

September 11, terrorism, New York City, financial markets, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

39.

Cash Holdings and Bank Compensation

Economic Policy Review, Issue Aug, pp. 77-83, 2016
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Aug 2016
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 0 (366,769)

Abstract:

financial stability, risk management, managerial incentives, deferred cash compensation

40.

Deferred Cash Compensation: Enhancing Stability in the Financial Services Industry

Economic Policy Review, Issue Aug, pp. 61-75, 2016
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Aug 2016
Hamid Mehran and Joseph S. Tracy
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 0 (378,285)

Abstract:

financial stability, performance bonds, deferred cash compensation, internal monitoring

41.

Introduction and Appendix to Behavioral Risk Management in the Financial Services Industry: The Role of Culture, Governance, and Financial Reporting

Economic Policy Review, Issue Aug, pp. 1-2, 2016
Number of pages: 177 Posted: 23 Aug 2016
Hamid Mehran
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 0 (213,363)

Abstract:

corporate governance, corporate culture, risk management

42.

The Role of Financial Reporting and Transparency in Corporate Governance

Economic Policy Review, Issue Aug, pp. 107-128, 2016
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Aug 2016
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 0 (46,138)
Citation 12

Abstract:

financial accounting, corporate governance, board structure, contracting, executive compensation, informal contracts, financial institutions, information asymmetry, corporate transparency

43.

What Do We Know About Executive Compensation at Small Privately Held Firms?

Small Business Economics 46, 215-237, February 2016
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2016
Rebel A. Cole and Hamid Mehran
Florida Atlantic University and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 0 (246,467)
Citation 4

Abstract:

CEO; Compensation; Executive Pay; Organizational Form; SSBF

44.

CEO Ownership, Leasing, and Debt Financing

Financial Management, Vol. 28, Iss. 2, Summer 1999
Posted: 10 Aug 2001
Hamid Mehran, Robert A. Taggart and David Yermack
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Boston College - Carroll School of Management and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business

Abstract:

45.

Executive Compensation Structure, Ownership and Firm Performance

Posted: 20 Dec 1998
Hamid Mehran
Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Abstract: