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Banking panics, bank failures, and the lender of last resort: the Showa Depression of 1930–1932

Fumio Akiyoshi.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Financial Regulation; Banking. 9225 words.

By using bank-level data pertaining to the period of the Showa Depression in Japan, we examine whether banking panics caused solvent banks to close down and fail. We find that bank...

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Interbank networks in prewar Japan: structure and implications

Tetsuji Okazaki and Michiru Sawada.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Mergers and Acquisitions; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Banking; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 14310 words.

In this article, we explore the structure and implications of interbank networks in prewar Japan, focusing on director interlocking. We find that approximately half the banks had at least...

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Lending Relationships and Loan Contract Terms

Sreedhar T. Bharath, Sandeep Dahiya, Anthony Saunders and Anand Srinivasan.

in The Review of Financial Studies

April 2011; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Corporate Governance; Financial Institutions and Services; Banking; Investment Banking; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; History of Financial Markets and Institutions. 30361 words.

We find that repeated borrowing from the same lender translates into a 10–17 bps lowering of loan spreads and that relationships are especially valuable when borrower transparency is low....

Securitization and Mortgage Renegotiation: Evidence from the Great Depression

Andra C. Ghent.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location. 13480 words.

We use loan-level data from the New York City metropolitan area to examine the extent to which lenders attempted to prevent foreclosures with concessionary modifications during the Great...