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    • Essays on Banking Competition 

      Correia, Sergio (2016)
      I study local shocks to consumer credit supply arising from the openingof bank-related retail stores. Bank-related store openings coincide withsharp increases in credit card placements in the neighborhood of thestore, in ...
    • Ethics, Practice, and Future of Islamic Banking and Finance 

      Montgomery, John (2010-05-26)
      This paper explores the ethical mandates of Islamic banking and finance (IBF) and then studies the recent performance of IBF on the positive level. The ethical section is divided into four parts: (1) promotion of trade and ...
    • Optimal Stress Tests in Financial Networks 

      Huang, Jing (2020)
      Bank stress test has become a centerpiece of post crisis bank supervision. Current studies have thus far examined the optimal policies on stand-alone single banks, but financial systems are interconnected in practice, and ...
    • Regulating Finance: Expert Cognitive Frameworks, Adaptive Learning, and Interests in Financial Regulatory Change 

      Palmer, Damon Burns (2010)
      My dissertation seeks to understand how and why governments make major changes in financial sector regulations. I focus on two specific puzzles. First why is financial sector regulation not normally central to electoral ...
    • Revealing Asset Quality: Liquidity Signaling and Optimal Stress Tests 

      Williams, Basil (2015)
      In my first chapter, I present a model in which sellers can signal the quality of an asset both by retaining a fraction of the asset and by choosing the liquidity of the market in which they search for buyers. Although ...
    • The Hidden Costs of Central Bank Borrowing 

      Hunt, Shane (2012-04-16)
      This paper explores a previously overlooked unintended consequence of a private bank accepting Central Bank loans as a lender of last resort. Applying the basic Markowitz Security Model, I explore the potential effect of ...