Region Focus

Spring 2009

Federal Reserve

Capital Cushions


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Burhouse, Susan, John Feid, George French, and Keith Ligon. "Basel and the Evolution of Capital Regulation: Moving Forward, Looking Back." Washington, D.C.: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Jan. 14, 2003.

Kupiec, Paul, and James M. O'Brien. "The Pre-Commitment Approach: Using Incentives to Set Market Risk Capital Requirements." Federal Reserve Board Finance and Economics Discussion Series Paper 1997-14, March 1997.

Prescott, Edward S. "Regulating Bank Capital Structure to Control Risk." Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Economic Quarterly, Summer 2001, vol. 87, no. 3, pp. 35-52.

Rodriguez, L. Jacobo. "International Banking Regulation: Where's the Market Discipline in Basel II?" Cato Institute Policy Analysis no. 455, Oct. 15, 2002.

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