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Homepage:http://www.frbsf.org/economics/economists/skwan
Workplace:Economic Research, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. Complexity of Global Banks and their Foreign Operation in Hong Kong
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Downloads
  2. Tracking Financial Fragility
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Downloads

2014

  1. The Impact of Reserves Practices on Bank Opacity
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The International Transmission of Shocks: Foreign Bank Branches in Hong Kong during Crises
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Downloads

2010

  1. Financial crisis and bank lending
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The 2007-09 financial crisis and bank opaqueness
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Downloads View citations (3)

2006

  1. Safe and sound banking, 20 years later: what was proposed and what has been adopted
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Downloads View citations (2)

2004

  1. Financial contracting and the choice between private placement and publicly offered bonds
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (2010)
  2. Testing the strong-form of market discipline: the effects of public market signals on bank risk
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Downloads View citations (3)

2002

  1. Operating Performance of Banks among Asian Economies: An Internaitonal and Time Series Comparison
    Working Papers, Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research Downloads
    Also in Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (2002) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking & Finance (2003)
  2. The X-Efficiency of Commercial Banks in Hong Kong
    Working Papers, Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (2001) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking & Finance (2006)

2001

  1. Impact of deposit rate deregulation in Hong Kong on the market value of commercial banks
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (2000) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking & Finance (2003)

1999

  1. Hidden cost reductions in bank mergers: accounting for more productive banks
    Working Papers in Applied Economic Theory, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (1999)
  2. Market evidence on the opaqueness of banking firms' assets
    Working Papers in Applied Economic Theory, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (1997) View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Economics (2004)
  3. The informativeness of stochastic frontier and programming frontier efficiency scores: Cost efficiency and other measures of bank holding company performance
    FRB Atlanta Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Downloads View citations (39)

1998

  1. Securities activities by commercial banking firms' Section 20 subsidiaries: risk, return and diversification benefits
    Working Papers in Applied Economic Theory, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (1998) View citations (7)

1995

  1. An analysis of inefficiencies in banking: a stochastic cost frontier approach
    Working Papers in Applied Economic Theory, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (1995) View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Review (1996)
  2. Bank Risk, Capitalization and Inefficiency
    Center for Financial Institutions Working Papers, Wharton School Center for Financial Institutions, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (10)
  3. The role of private placement debt issues in corporate finance
    Working Papers in Applied Economic Theory, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco View citations (4)
  4. The temporal relationship between individual stocks and individual bonds
    Working Papers in Applied Economic Theory, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

1994

  1. The certification value of bank loans
    Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

1991

  1. Risk taking behavior of banking firms
    Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Market Assessment of COVID-19
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2020, 2020, (14), 5 Downloads

2019

  1. Banks’ Real Estate Exposure and Resilience
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2019 Downloads

2014

  1. Assessing expectations of monetary policy
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2014 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Long road to normal for bank business lending
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2014 Downloads

2013

  1. The 2007–2009 financial crisis and bank opaqueness
    Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2013, 22, (1), 55-84 Downloads View citations (61)
  2. The price of stock and bond risk in recoveries
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2013, (aug19) Downloads

2010

  1. Financial Contracting and the Choice between Private Placement and Publicly Offered Bonds
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 2010, 42, (5), 907-929 View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2009

  1. Behavior of Libor in the current financial crisis
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2009, (jan23) Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Capital structure in banking
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2009, (dec7) Downloads View citations (2)

2007

  1. On forecasting future monetary policy: has forward-looking language mattered?
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2007, (jun15) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Safe and sound banking twenty years later: what was proposed and what has been adopted
    Economic Review, 2007, (Q1-2), 1 - 23 Downloads View citations (1)

2006

  1. Safe & sound banking, 20 years later: what was proposed and what has been adopted
    Proceedings, 2006 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Safe and sound banking, 20 years later
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2006, (oct6) Downloads
  3. The X-efficiency of commercial banks in Hong Kong
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2006, 30, (4), 1127-1147 Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2005

  1. Inflation expectations: how the market speaks
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2005, (oct7) Downloads View citations (5)

2004

  1. Banking consolidation
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2004, (jun18) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Gauging the market's expectations about monetary policy
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2004, (oct8) Downloads
  3. Market evidence on the opaqueness of banking firms' assets
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2004, 71, (3), 419-460 Downloads View citations (98)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  4. Risk and return of publicly held versus privately owned banks
    Economic Policy Review, 2004, (Sep), 97-107 Downloads View citations (24)

2003

  1. Impact of deposit rate deregulation in Hong Kong on the market value of commercial banks
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2003, 27, (12), 2231-2248 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Operating performance of banks among Asian economies: An international and time series comparison
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2003, 27, (3), 471-489 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  3. Pension accounting and reported earnings
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2003, (jul4) Downloads
  4. The present and future of pension insurance
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2003, (aug29) Downloads
  5. Underfunding of private pension plans
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2003, (jun13) Downloads View citations (3)

2002

  1. Bank security prices and market discipline
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2002, (dec20) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Deposit insurance reform - when half a loaf is better
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2002, (may10) Downloads
  3. Is there a credit crunch?
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2002, (apr26) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The promise and limits of market discipline in banking
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2002, (dec13) Downloads View citations (2)

2001

  1. Financial modernization and banking theories
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2001, (dec21) Downloads
  2. Rising junk bond yields: liquidity or credit concerns?
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2001, (nov16) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The stock market: what a difference a year makes
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2001, (jun1) Downloads

2000

  1. Has bank performance peaked?
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2000, (oct27) Downloads
  2. Margin requirements as a policy tool?
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2000, (mar24) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Three questions about \\"new economy\\" stocks
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2000, (may12) Downloads

1999

  1. A new view on cost savings in bank mergers
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 1999, (aug20) Downloads
  2. Comments on “Trends in Organizational Form and Their Relationship to Performance: The Case of Foreign Securities Subsidiaries of U.S. Banking Organizations”
    Journal of Financial Services Research, 1999, 16, (2), 219-221 Downloads
  3. Financial Modernization and Regulation
    Journal of Financial Services Research, 1999, 16, (2), 95-100 Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in FRBSF Economic Letter, 1999, (dec31) (1999) Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Mergers of publicly traded banking organizations revisited
    Economic Review, 1999, 84, (Q4), 26-37 Downloads View citations (17)
  5. On the portfolio effects of financial convergence - a review of the literature
    Economic Review, 1999, 18-31 Downloads View citations (37)
  6. Rising bank risk?
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 1999, (oct22) Downloads

1998

  1. Bank charters vs thrift charters
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 1998, (apr24) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Risk and return of banks' Section 20 securities affiliates
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 1998, (oct23) Downloads View citations (6)

1997

  1. Bank Risk, Capitalization, and Operating Efficiency
    Journal of Financial Services Research, 1997, 12, (2), 117-131 Downloads View citations (118)
  2. Cracking the Glass-Steagall barriers
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 1997, (mar21) Downloads
  3. Efficiency of U.S. banking firms--an overview
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 1997, (feb28) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Recent developments in loan loss provisioning at U.S. commercial banks
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 1997, (jul25) Downloads View citations (9)

1996

  1. An analysis of inefficiencies in banking: a stochastic cost frontier approach
    Economic Review, 1996, 16-26 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  2. Firm-specific information and the correlation between individual stocks and bonds
    Journal of Financial Economics, 1996, 40, (1), 63-80 Downloads View citations (114)
  3. Innovations and recent developments in mortgage-backed securities
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 1996, (jan5) Downloads
  4. On the relation between stocks and bonds, part I
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 1996, (jun28) Downloads View citations (2)
  5. On the relationship between stocks and bonds, part II
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 1996, (jul5) Downloads

1995

  1. An analysis of inefficiencies in banking
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 1995, 19, (3-4), 733-734 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. The economics of merging commercial and investment banking
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 1995, (may19) Downloads View citations (1)
 
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