Cole, Rebel A. and White, Lawrence J. (2010): Déjà vu all over again: The causes of U.S. commercial bank failures this time around.
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In this study, we analyze why U.S. commercial banks failed during the recent financial crisis. We find that proxies for commercial real estate investments, as well as traditional proxies for the CAMELS components, do an excellent job in explaining the failures of banks that were closed during 2009, just as they did in the previous banking crisis of 1985 – 1992. Surprisingly, we do not find that residential mortgage-backed securities played a significant role in determining which banks failed and which banks survived.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Déjà vu all over again: The causes of U.S. commercial bank failures this time around|
|Keywords:||bank; bank failure; CAMELS; commercial real estate; construction; FDIC; financial crisis; mortgage-backed security; residential mortgage; residential real estate|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G18 - Government Policy and Regulation
G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G28 - Government Policy and Regulation
G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G21 - Banks; Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
|Depositing User:||Prof. Rebel Cole|
|Date Deposited:||02. Sep 2010 12:46|
|Last Modified:||17. Feb 2013 01:57|
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