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Workplace:Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers


  1. Promoting Wealth Building through Homeownership
    NFI Working Papers, Indiana State University, Scott College of Business, Networks Financial Institute Downloads


  1. What can financial stability reports tell us about macroprudential supervision?
    Research Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Downloads View citations (4)


  1. Who's minding the store? motivating and monitoring hired managers at small, closely held firms: the case of commercial banks
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Downloads View citations (3)


  1. Narrow Banks: An Alternative Approach to Banking Reform
    Economics Working Paper Archive, Levy Economics Institute Downloads View citations (5)

Journal Articles


  1. Kansas banking in the 1930s: the deposit insurance choice and implications for public policy
    Economic Review, 2012, 97, (Q III) Downloads
  2. Tax Incentives for Homeownership and the Provision of Local Public Services
    Public Finance Review, 2012, 40, (1), 116-144 Downloads View citations (2)


  1. Financial stability reports: how useful during a financial crisis?
    Economic Review, 2010, 95, (Q I), 41-70 Downloads View citations (9)


  1. Master plan: banks can learn from Greensburg's recovery
    TEN, 2008, (Fall), 9-15 Downloads


  1. Home financing in Kansas City and its contribution to low and moderate income neighborhood development
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 2007, (Feb) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Industrial loan companies: a growing industry sparks a public policy debate
    Economic Review, 2007, 92, (Q IV), 41-71 Downloads
  3. Manager wealth concentration, ownership structure, and risk in commercial banks
    Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2007, 16, (2), 229-248 Downloads View citations (35)
  4. The changing banking structure: what expansion strategies are community banks adopting?
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 2007, (Aug) Downloads


  1. Home financing for low- and moderate-income borrowers: what are the trends in Denver?
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 2005, (Oct) Downloads
  2. House and home: the surge in Denver’s low and moderate-income mortgage lending
    TEN, 2005, (Fall), 26-31 Downloads


  1. Community bank performance in slower growing markets: finding sound strategies for success
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 2003, (Oct), 15-30 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Low and moderate-income home financing: what are the trends in Kansas City?
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 2003, (Oct), 1-14 Downloads


  1. The decline in core deposits: what can banks do?
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 2001, (Dec), 35-48 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Who's minding the store? Motivating and monitoring hired managers at small, closely held commercial banks
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2001, 25, (7), 1209-1243 Downloads View citations (32)


  1. The outlook for the U.S. banking industry: what does the experience of the 1980s and 1990s tell us?
    Economic Review, 1999, 84, (Q IV), 65-83 Downloads View citations (1)


  1. How does ownership structure and manager wealth influence risk?: a look at ownership structure, manager wealth, and risk in commercial banks
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 1998, (Dec), 15-40 Downloads
  2. Small business lending by commercial banks in Colorado: 1994 to 1996
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 1998, (May), 17-33 Downloads
  3. The changing structure of banking: a look at traditional and new ways of delivering banking services
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 1998, (May), 1-16 Downloads View citations (1)


  1. Successful strategies in interstate bank acquisitions
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 1995, (Dec), 21-37 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. What makes a bank efficient?: a look at financial characteristics and management and ownership structure
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 1995, (Dec), 1-19 Downloads View citations (35)


  1. Performance of banks acquired on an interstate basis
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 1992, (Dec), 15-32 View citations (6)
  2. The relationship between loan classifications and losses: the effects of a changing economy
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 1992, (Dec), 1-14


  1. Interstate bank expansion: a comparison across individual states
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 1990, 1-23


  1. Assistance for problem banks
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 1988, 12-23
  2. The death of a bank: assuring an orderly transition
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 1988, 24-33


  1. Interstate banking - what are the competitive effects?
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 1985, 8-19


  1. Bank profits in a changing environment
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 1984, 11-21
  2. One-bank holding company debt: regulatory policy and experience
    Financial Industry Perspectives, 1984, 1-10


  1. Bank examination classifications and loan risk
    Economic Review, 1979, 64, (Jun), 15-25 Downloads View citations (2)



  1. Banking regulation: its purposes, implementation, and effects
    Monograph, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City View citations (56)
    Also in Monograph, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (1994) View citations (15)



  1. Bank Ownership and Risk Taking: Improving Corporate Governance in Banking after the Crisis
    Chapter 7 in Research Handbook on International Banking and Governance, 2012 Downloads View citations (1)


  1. The Kansas City Plan
    Chapter 10 in Ending Government Bailouts As We Know Them, 2010 Downloads


  1. Corporate Governance and Bank Performance
    Chapter 3 in Corporate Governance in Banking, 2007 Downloads View citations (7)


  1. The US financial sector: regulatory issues
    Chapter 5 in Alliance Capitalism for the New American Economy, 2003 Downloads
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