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Financial Economists

Pinar Uysal

Pinar Uysal

My research interests lie in macroeconomics, financial economics and banking.

  • Biography

    Professional Experience

    Pinar Uysal is a financial economist in the Quantitative Supervision and Research group of the Supervision, Regulation and Credit department.  Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond in 2014, Pinar was a postdoctoral researcher in Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland.


    Ph.D., Economics, Boston College, 2009 
    B.A., Economics Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2002

    Curriculum vitae

  • Publications

    “Mortgage Default in an Estimated Model of the U.S. Housing Market,” (with Luisa Lambertini, and Victoria Nuguer), forthcoming – Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, (2017). 

    "Takeover Defense Provisions, Firm Volatility, and the Corporate Loan Finance,” (with Lewis Gaul and Jonathan Jones), forthcoming in Critical Finance Review.

    “Firm heterogeneity and trade-induced layoffs: An empirical investigation,” (with Yoto Yotov). European Economic Review, (2015).

    “Can Equity Volatility Explain the Global Loan Pricing Puzzle?” (with Lewis Gaul). Review of Financial Studies (2013).

  • Working Papers

    “Bank Funding Costs in a Rising Interest Rate Environment,” (with Jeffrey R. Gerlach and Nada Mora), 2016. 

    “Macroeconomic Implications of Bank Capital Requirements,” (with Luisa Lambertini), 2015.

    “Do Audit Fees Influence Credit Risk and Asymmetric Information Problems? Evidence from the Syndicated Loan Market,” (with Lewis Gaul), 2009.

    “Foreign Direct Investment: Is There Room for Human Capital Spillovers?” 2009.

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Pinar Uysal (410) 951-4684