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The costs and benefits of bank supervisory disclosure

Edward Prescott () and Stephen Slivinski

Richmond Fed Economic Brief, 2009, issue May, No 09-05

Abstract: Bank examinations, like the recent "stress test," yield information of interest to the market. Releasing those results may increase transparency. For routine annual bank exams, however, doing so could impede a supervisor's ability to collect information.

Keywords: Financial markets; Banks and banking (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2009
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