Ralf Meisenzahl

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

230 South LaSalle Street

Chicago, IL 60604

United States

http://www.ralfmeisenzahl.com

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Scholarly Papers (27)

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Bank Monitoring: Evidence from Syndicated Loans

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 30 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2020
Matthew Gustafson, Ivan Ivanov and Ralf Meisenzahl
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Bank Lending, Bank Monitoring, Syndicated Loans

The Rise of Shadow Banking: Evidence from Capital Regulation

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 20 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 29 Feb 2020
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Imperial College London
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Shadow Banks; Risk-Based Capital Regulation; Basel III; Interactions Between Banks and NonBanks; Trading by Banks; Distressed Debt

The Rise of Shadow Banking: Evidence from Capital Regulation

FEDS Working Paper No. 2018-39
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Imperial College London
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The Rise of Shadow Banking: Evidence from Capital Regulation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12913
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 24 May 2018 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2020
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Imperial College London
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Basel III, Distressed debt, Interactions between banks and nonbanks, Risk-based capital regulation, Shadow banks, Trading by banks

The Real Effects of Liquidity During the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Automobiles

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 18 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2016
Efraim Benmelech, Ralf Meisenzahl and Rodney Ramcharan
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
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liquidity, crises, credit

The Real Effects of Liquidity During the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Automobiles

NBER Working Paper No. w22148
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 11 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2022
Efraim Benmelech, Ralf Meisenzahl and Rodney Ramcharan
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
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The Unreliability of Credit-to-GDP Ratio Gaps in Real-Time: Implications for Countercyclical Capital Buffers

International Journal of Central Banking. Vol. 7, No. 4. pp. 261-298., FEDS Working Paper No. 2011-37
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2014
Rochelle M. Edge and Ralf Meisenzahl
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Countercyclical capital buffers, macroprudential policy, Basel III, trend-cycle decomposition, real-time data

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Pipeline Risk in Leveraged Loan Syndication

FEDS Working Paper No. 2017-048
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 26 Apr 2017
Max Bruche, Frederic Malherbe and Ralf Meisenzahl
Humboldt University of Berlin, University College London - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Debt Overhang, Lead Arranger Share, Leveraged Loans, Pipeline Risk, Syndicated Loans

Pipeline Risk in Leveraged Loan Syndication

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11956
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 21 Apr 2017
Max Bruche, Frederic Malherbe and Ralf Meisenzahl
Humboldt University of Berlin, University College London - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Debt overhang, lead arranger share, leveraged loans, pipeline risk, syndicated loans

Loan Sales and Bank Liquidity Risk Management: Evidence from a U.S. Credit Register

FEDS Working Paper No. 2015-001, http://dx.doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2015.001
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
Rustom M. Irani and Ralf Meisenzahl
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Bank Risk Management, Financial Crisis, Loan Sales, Wholesale Funding

Loan Sales and Bank Liquidity Management: Evidence from a U.S. Credit Register

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 26 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2019
Rustom M. Irani and Ralf Meisenzahl
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Wholesale Funding; Liquidity Management; Syndicated Loan; Trading by Banks

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Nonbanks, Banks, and Monetary Policy: U.S. Loan-Level Evidence since the 1990s

Proceedings of Paris December 2019 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - ESSEC
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 29 Oct 2019
Bank of England, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Imperial College London and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Credit Line Use and Availability in the Financial Crisis: The Importance of Hedging

FEDS Working Paper No. 2012-27
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 May 2012
Jose M. Berrospide, Ralf Meisenzahl and Briana Sullivan
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Credit lines, financial crisis, liquidity management, hedging

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State Capacity and Public Goods: Institutional Change, Human Capital, and Growth in Early Modern Germany

FEDS Working Paper No. 2016-028
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 11 Apr 2016
Jeremiah Dittmar and Ralf Meisenzahl
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Education, Growth, Human Capital, Institutions, Persistence, State Capacity

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The Real Effects of Credit Line Drawdowns

FEDS Working Paper No. 2015-007, http://dx.doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2015.007
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Feb 2015
Jose M. Berrospide and Ralf Meisenzahl
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Credit Lines, Financial Crisis, Investment, Liquidity Management

Ownership Concentration and Performance of Deteriorating Syndicated Loans

Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 21-16
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2022
Mariassunta Giannetti and Ralf Meisenzahl
Stockholm School of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Debtor Concentration, Credit Quality, Leveraged Lending

Ownership Concentration and Performance of Deteriorating Syndicated Loans

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. WP-2021-10
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Aug 2021
Mariassunta Giannetti and Ralf Meisenzahl
Stockholm School of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Ownership Concentration and Performance of Deteriorating Syndicated Loans

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16452
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Mariassunta Giannetti and Ralf Meisenzahl
Stockholm School of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Credit Quality, Debtor Concentration, Leveraged Lending

Verifying the State of Financing Constraints: Evidence from US Business Credit Contracts

FEDS Working Paper No. 2011-04
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Nov 2011
Ralf Meisenzahl
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Micro foundations of financing constraints, credit contracts, small business financing

Verifying the State of Financing Constraints: Evidence from US Business Credit Contracts

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2014
Ralf Meisenzahl
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Financing Frictions, Micro Foundations, Credit Contracts

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The Rate and Direction of Invention in the British Industrial Revolution: Incentives and Institutions

NBER Working Paper No. w16993
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 May 2011 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2022
Ralf Meisenzahl and Joel Mokyr
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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The Dollar and Corporate Borrowing Costs

CESifo Working Paper No. 8376
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Jun 2020
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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loan pricing, syndicated loans, dollar, institutional investors, risk taking

The Dollar and Corporate Borrowing Costs

International Finance Discussion Paper No. 1312
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 14 Jun 2021
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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The Dollar and Corporate Borrowing Costs

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14892
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Jun 2020
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Dollar, institutional investors, Loan pricing, Risk Taking, syndicated loans

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Nonbanks, Banks, and Monetary Policy: U.S. Loan-Level Evidence since the 1990s

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2022-27
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 22 Jun 2022
Bank of England, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Imperial College London and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Nonbank Intermediaries; Banks; Monetary Policy Transmission; Household and Corporate Loans; Credit and Risk-Taking Channel

Crisis Liquidity Facilities with Nonbank Counterparties: Lessons from the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility

FEDS Working Paper No. 2022-21
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Apr 2022
Ralf Meisenzahl and Karen M. Pence
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Non-Bank Financial Institutions, Securitization, Lender of Last Resort, Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility, TALF

Crisis Liquidity Facilities with Nonbank Counterparties: Lessons from the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2022-11
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 26 Apr 2022
Ralf Meisenzahl and Karen M. Pence
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Nonbank Financial Institutions, Securitization, Lender of Last Resort, Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility, TALF

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The Research University, Invention, and Industry: Evidence from German History

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2022-24
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 22 Jun 2022
Jeremiah Dittmar and Ralf Meisenzahl
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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industrialization, invention, universities, cities

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The Research University, Invention, and Industry: Evidence from German History

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP17383
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 23 Jun 2022
Jeremiah Dittmar and Ralf Meisenzahl
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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cities, Industrialization, Invention, Universities

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How the Federal Reserve's Central Bank Swap Lines have Supported U.S. Corporate Borrowers in the Leveraged Loan Market

FEDS Notes No. 2020-11-12-2
Posted: 02 Dec 2020
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Nonbanks, Banks, and Monetary Policy: U.S. Loan-Level Evidence Since the 1990s

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14989
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 28 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2021
Bank of England, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Imperial College London and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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banks, Credit and Risk-Taking Channel, Household and Corporate Loans, monetary policy transmission, Nonbank Intermediaries

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The U.S. Syndicated Term Loan Market: Who Holds What and When?

FEDS Notes No. 2019-11-25
Posted: 19 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2020
Seung Jung Lee, Dan Li, Ralf Meisenzahl and Martin Sicilian
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Household Debt-to-Income Ratios in the Enhanced Financial Accounts

FEDS Notes No. 2018-01-11 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2138
Posted: 06 Jun 2018
Michael Ahn, Michael Batty and Ralf Meisenzahl
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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Auto Financing during and after the Great Recession

FEDS Notes No. 2017-06-22-2 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2015
Posted: 15 Oct 2017
Ralf Meisenzahl
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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State Capacity and Public Goods: Institutional Change, Human Capital, and Growth in Historic Germany

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12037
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 May 2017
Jeremiah Dittmar and Ralf Meisenzahl
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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education, growth, Human Capital, institutions, Political Economy, Public Goods, State Capacity

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Funding Agreement-Backed Securities in the Enhanced Financial Accounts

FEDS Notes No. 2016-08-05-2 http://dx.doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.1823
Posted: 22 Oct 2016
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Off-Balance Sheet Items of Depository Institutions in the Enhanced Financial Accounts

FEDS Notes No. 2015-08-28-2 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.1579
Posted: 24 Oct 2015
Ralf Meisenzahl
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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