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The Conditional Effects of Market Power on Bank Risk—Cross-Country Evidence

Jens Forssbæck and Choudhry Tanveer Shehzad.

in Review of Finance

August 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Regulation; Banking; International Finance; Market Structure and Pricing. 13603 words.

We investigate the relationship between market power and risk for a large panel of banks worldwide. Loan and deposit market power are measured separately at bank-year level, and the risk...

Contagious Effects of a Political Intervention in Debt Contracts: Evidence Using Loan-Level Data

Prasanna L Tantri.

in The Review of Financial Studies

November 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Financial Regulation; Banking. 17056 words.


Using an unexpected government regulation that restricted the ability of microfinance institutions to recover loans in one Indian state, I examine...

Market-Based Corrective Actions

Philip Bond, Itay Goldstein and Edward Simpson Prescott.

in The Review of Financial Studies

February 2010; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Markets; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economics; Banking; Financial Regulation; Mergers and Acquisitions. 23492 words.

Many economic agents take corrective actions based on information inferred from market prices of firms’ securities. Examples include directors and activists intervening in the management of...

Optimal Leverage Ratio and Capital Requirements with Limited Regulatory Power

Ho-Mou Wu and Yue Zhao.

in Review of Finance

October 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Financial Regulation; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 12380 words.

This article discusses the optimal leverage ratio and capital requirements when asymmetric information exists between the bank and the regulator. We show that the optimal requirements take...

Preventing Zombie Lending

Max Bruche and Gerard Llobet.

in The Review of Financial Studies

March 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Financial Regulation; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 17186 words.

Because of limited liability, insolvent banks have an incentive to continue lending to insolvent borrowers, in order to hide losses and gamble for resurrection, even though this is socially...

Relationship Banking, Fragility, and the Asset-Liability Matching Problem

Fenghua Song and Anjan V. Thakor.

in The Review of Financial Studies

November 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Financial Regulation; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 21449 words.

We address a fundamental question in relationship banking: why do banks that make relationship loans finance themselves primarily with core deposits and when would it be optimal to finance...

Spillovers in Local Banking Markets

Mark J. Garmaise and Gabriel Natividad.

in The Review of Corporate Finance Studies

September 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Financial Regulation; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location. 11153 words.

How are neighboring firms affected when a bank learns more about a given firm? We analyze exchange-rate-induced movements of Peruvian firms across a threshold that governs their regulatory...