Do Federal Home Loan Bank membership and advances increase bank risk-taking?

Since the early 1990s, commercial banks have turned to Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLBank) advances to plug the gap between loan and deposit growth. Is this trend worrisome? On the one hand, advances implicitly encourage risk by insulating borrowers from market discipline. On the other, advances give b...

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Volume: 32
Main Author: Stojanovic, Dusan
Vaughan, Mark D
Yeager, Timothy J
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.05.2008
ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Elsevier
published in: Journal of banking & finance Vol. 32; no. 5; pp. 680 - 698
Data of publication: May 2008
ISSN: 0378-4266
1872-6372
EISSN: 1872-6372
Discipline: Business
Economics
Series: Journal of Banking & Finance
Subjects:
G21
H25
G28
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Web of Knowledge
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