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Primer on the Forward-Looking Analysis of Risk Events (FLARE) Model: A Top-Down Stress Test Model

Sergio Correia (), Kevin F. Kiernan, Matthew P. Seay and Cindy M. Vojtech
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No 2020-015, Finance and Economics Discussion Series from Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)

Abstract: This technical note describes the Forward-Looking Analysis of Risk Events (FLARE) model, which is a top-down model that helps assess how well the banking system is positioned to weather exogenous macroeconomic shocks. FLARE estimates banking system capital under varying macroeconomic scenarios, time horizons, and other systemic shocks.

Keywords: Bank capital; Stress testing; Comprehensive capital analysis and review (CCAR); Dodd-Frank Act stress tests (DFAST); Financial stability and risk (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: G18 G21 G28 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 22 p.
Date: 2020-02-13
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-cba, nep-gen, nep-ore and nep-rmg
Note: On February 14, 2020, this paper was updated to include additional acknowledgements.
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DOI: 10.17016/FEDS.2020.015

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