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Working papers

  1. Joseph P. Hughes & Loretta J. Mester, 2012. "A primer on market discipline and governance of financial institutions for those in a state of shocked disbelief," Working Papers 12-13, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  2. Elyas Elyasiani & Loretta J. Mester & Michael S. Pagano, 2011. "Large capital infusions, investor reactions, and the return and risk performance of financial institutions over the business cycle and recent finanical crisis," Working Papers 11-46, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  3. Joseph J. Hughes & Loretta Mester, 2011. "Who Said Large Banks Don't Experience Scale Economies? Evidence from a Risk-Return-Driven Cost Function," Departmental Working Papers 201127, Rutgers University, Department of Economics.
  4. Iftekhar Hasan & Loretta J. Mester, 2008. "Central bank institutional structure and effective central banking: cross-country empirical evidence," Working Papers 08-5, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  5. Theodore M. Crone & N. Neil K. Khettry & Loretta J. Mester & Jason A. Novak, 2008. "Core measures of inflation as predictors of total inflation," Working Papers 08-9, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  6. Joseph P. Hughes & Loretta J. Mester, 2008. "Efficiency in banking: theory, practice, and evidence," Working Papers 08-1, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  7. William W. Lang & Loretta J. Mester & Todd A. Vermilyea, 2007. "Competitive effects of Basel II on U.S. bank credit card lending," Working Papers 07-9, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  8. Loretta J. Mester, 2005. "Optimal industrial structure in banking," Working Papers 08-2, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  9. William W. Lang & Loretta J. Mester & Todd A. Vermilyea, 2005. "Potential competitive effects on U.S. bank credit card lending from the proposed bifurcated application of Basel II," Working Papers 05-29, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  10. Paul S. Calem & Michael B. Gordy & Loretta J. Mester, 2005. "Switching costs and adverse selection in the market for credit cards: new evidence," Working Papers 05-16, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  11. Loretta J. Mester & Leonard I. Nakamura & Micheline Renault, 2004. "Transactions accounts and loan monitoring," Working Papers 04-20, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  12. Loretta J. Mester, 2003. "Applying efficiency measurement techniques to central banks," Working Papers 03-13, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  13. Joseph P. Hughes & William W. Lang & Loretta J. Mester & Choon-Geol Moon & Michael S. Pagano, 2002. "Do bankers sacrifice value to build empires? managerial incentives, industry consolidation, and financial performance," Working Papers 02-2, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  14. Allen N. Berger & Loretta J. Mester, 2002. "Explaining the dramatic changes in performance of U.S. banks: technological change, deregulation, and dynamic changes in competition," Working Papers 01-6, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  15. Loretta J. Mester & Leonard I. Nakamura & Micheline Renault, 2001. "Checking accounts and bank monitoring," Working Papers 01-3, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  16. Joseph P. Hughes & Loretta J. Mester & William Lang & Choon-Geol Moon, 2000. "Recovering Risky Technologies Using The Almost Ideal Demand System: An Application To U.S. Banking," Departmental Working Papers 200005, Rutgers University, Department of Economics.
  17. Mitchell Berlin & Loretta J. Mester, 2000. "Optimal financial contracts for large investors: the role of lender liability," Working Papers 00-1, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  18. Joseph P. Hughes & Loretta J. Mester & Choon-Geol Moon, 2000. "Are scale economies in banking elusive or illusive? Evidence obtained by incorporating capital structure and risk-taking into models of bank production," Working Papers 00-4, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  19. Joseph P. Hughes & Loretta J. Mester & Choon-Geol Moon, 2000. "Are All Scale Economies in Banking Elusive or Illusive: Evidence Obtained by Incorporating Capital Structure and Risk Taking into Models of Bank Production," Center for Financial Institutions Working Papers 00-33, Wharton School Center for Financial Institutions, University of Pennsylvania.
  20. Joseph P. Hughes & Loretta J. Mester & Choon-Geol Moon, 2000. "Are Scale Economies in Banking Elusive or Illusive?," Departmental Working Papers 200004, Rutgers University, Department of Economics.
  21. Allen N. Berger & Loretta J. Mester, 1999. "What Explains the Dramatic Changes in Cost and Profit Performance of the U.S. Banking Industry?," Center for Financial Institutions Working Papers 99-10, Wharton School Center for Financial Institutions, University of Pennsylvania.
  22. Mitchell Berlin & Loretta J. Mester, 1999. "Financial contracts and the legal treatment of informed investors," Working Papers 99-8, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  23. Joseph P. Hughes & William W. Lang & Loretta J. Mester, 1998. "The dollars and sense of bank consolidation," Working Papers 98-10, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  24. Mitchell Berlin & Loretta J. Mester, 1998. "Deposits and Relationship Lending Review of Financial Studies," Center for Financial Institutions Working Papers 99-03, Wharton School Center for Financial Institutions, University of Pennsylvania.
  25. Allen N. Berger & Loretta J. Mester, 1997. "Efficiency and productivity change in the U.S. commercial banking industry: a comparison of the 1980s and 1990s," Working Papers 97-5, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  26. Mitchell Berlin & Loretta J. Mester, 1997. "Intermediation and vertical integration," Working Papers 97-17, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  27. Joseph P. Hughes & Loretta J. Mester, 1997. "Bank Managers' Objectives," Departmental Working Papers 199419, Rutgers University, Department of Economics.
  28. Mitchell Berlin & Loretta J. Mester, 1997. "Deposits and relationship lending," Working Papers 96-18, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  29. Allen N. Berger & Loretta J. Mester, 1997. "Inside the Black Box: What Explains Differences in the Efficiencies of Financial Institutions?," Center for Financial Institutions Working Papers 97-04, Wharton School Center for Financial Institutions, University of Pennsylvania.
  30. Joseph P. Hughes & Loretta J. Mester, 1997. "Bank capitalization and cost: evidence of scale economies in risk management and signaling," Working Papers 96-2, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  31. Mitchell Berlin & Loretta J. Mester, 1997. "On the profitability and cost of relationship lending," Working Papers 97-3, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  32. Joseph P. Hughes & William W. Lang & Loretta J. Mester & Choon-Geol Moon, 1996. "Efficient banking under interstate branching," Working Papers 96-9, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  33. Joseph P. Hughes & William W. Lang & Loretta J. Mester & Choon-Geol Moon, 1996. "Safety in numbers? Geographic diversification and bank insolvency risk," Working Papers 96-14, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  34. Loretta J. Mester, 1996. "Measuring efficiency at U.S. banks: accounting for heterogeneity is important," Working Papers 96-11, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  35. Loretta J. Mester, 1995. "Efficiency of banks in the Third Federal Reserve District: a study of bank efficiency taking into account risk-preferences," Working Papers 94-1/R, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  36. Joseph P. Hughes & William W. Lang & Loretta J. Mester, 1995. "Recovering technologies that account for generalized managerial preferences: an application to non-risk neutral banks," Working Papers 95-8, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  37. Paul S. Calem & Loretta J. Mester, 1994. "Consumer Behavior and the Stickiness of Credit Card Interest Rates," Center for Financial Institutions Working Papers 94-14, Wharton School Center for Financial Institutions, University of Pennsylvania.
  38. Joseph P. Hughes & Loretta J. Mester, 1993. "Accounting for the demand for financial capital and risk-taking in bank cost functions," Working Papers 93-17, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  39. George J. Mailath & Loretta J. Mester, 1993. "A positive analysis of bank closure," Working Papers 93-10/R, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  40. Loretta J. Mester, 1993. "Why are credit card rates sticky?," Working Papers 93-16, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  41. Mitchell Berlin & Loretta J. Mester, 1993. "Financial intermediation as vertical integration," Working Papers 93-3, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  42. Loretta J. Mester, 1992. "Perfectual signaling with imperfectly correlated costs," Working Papers 92-8, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  43. Loretta J. Mester, 1992. "Further evidence concerning expense preference and the Fed," Working Papers 92-4, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  44. Paul S. Calem & Loretta J. Mester, 1992. "Search, switching costs, and the stickiness of credit card interest rates," Working Papers 92-24, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  45. Loretta J. Mester, 1992. "Efficiency in the savings and loan industry," Working Papers 92-14, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  46. Loretta J. Mester, 1991. "Expense preference and the Fed revisited," Working Papers 91-6, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  47. Joseph P. Hughes & Loretta J. Mester, 1991. "A quality and risk-adjusted cost function for banks: evidence on the " too-big-to-fail" doctrine," Working Papers 91-21, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  48. George J. Mailath & Loretta J. Mester, 1991. "When do regulators close banks? When should they?," Working Papers 91-24, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  49. Mitchell Berlin & Loretta J. Mester, 1990. "Debt covenants and renegotiation," Working Papers 90-21, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  50. Loretta J. Mester & Anthony Saunders, 1990. "Who changes the prime rate?," Working Papers 90-26, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  51. Loretta J. Mester, 1990. "Traditional and nontraditional banking: an information-theoretic approach," Working Papers 90-3, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  52. Loretta J. Mester & Anthony Saunders, 1990. "When does the prime rate change?," Working Papers 90-16, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  53. Loretta J. Mester, 1989. "Testing for expense preference behavior: mutual versus stock savings and loans," Working Papers 89-27, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  54. Loretta J. Mester, 1989. "Multiple-market contact in an incomplete-information model with imperfectly correlated cost," Working Papers 89-22, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  55. Loretta J. Mester, 1989. "Viability in multiproduct industries," Working Papers 88-21, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  56. Loretta J. Mester, 1988. "Are production economies a motive for mutual to stock conversions in the savings and loan industry?," Working Papers 88-14, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  57. Loretta J. Mester, 1988. "A testing strategy for expense preference behavior," Working Papers 88-13, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  58. Loretta J. Mester, 1988. "Credit card rate stickiness in a screening model of consumer credit," Working Papers 88-20, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  59. Loretta J. Mester, 1987. "Testing for expense preference behavior using cost data," Working Papers 87-5, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  60. Mitchell Berlin & Loretta J. Mester, 1987. "Credit card rates and consumer search," Working Papers 88-1, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  61. Loretta J. Mester, 1987. "An analysis of the effect of ownership form on technology: stock versus mutual savings and loan associations," Working Papers 88-2, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  62. Joseph P. Hughes & Loretta J. Mester, . "Evidence on the Objectives of Bank Managers," Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Papers 04-94, Wharton School Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research.
  63. Loretta J. Mester, . "Efficiency of Banks in the Third Federal Reserve District," Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Papers 2-94, Wharton School Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research.

Articles

  1. Loretta J. Mester, 2012. "Changes in the use of electronic means of payment: 1995-2010," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q3, pages 25-36.
  2. Loretta J. Mester, 2009. "Changes in the use of electronic means of payment: 1995-2007," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q3, pages 29-37.
  3. Mester, Loretta J., 2008. "Introduction," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 60(1-2), pages 1-12.
  4. Lang, William W. & Mester, Loretta J. & Vermilyea, Todd A., 2008. "Competitive effects of Basel II on US bank credit card lending," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 17(4), pages 478-508, October.
  5. Loretta J. Mester, 2008. "Innovation and regulation in financial markets: A summary of the 2007 Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q3, pages 35-41.
  6. Iftekhar Hasan & Loretta J Mester, 2008. "Central Bank Institutional Structure and Effective Central Banking: Cross-Country Empirical Evidence," Comparative Economic Studies, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 50(4), pages 620-645, December.
  7. Loretta J. Mester, 2008. "Financing community development: Learning from the past, looking to the future," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q1, pages 34-50.
  8. Loretta J. Mester, 2007. "Economic growth and development: perspectives for policy makers," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q3, pages 30-39.
  9. Loretta J. Mester, 2007. "Some thoughts on the evolution of the banking system and the process of financial intermediation," Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, issue Q1-2, pages 67 - 75.
  10. Loretta J. Mester, 2006. "Fiscal imbalance: problems, solutions, and implications," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q3, pages 31-39.
  11. Loretta J. Mester, 2006. "Changes in the use of electronic means of payment: 1995-2004," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q2, pages 26-30.
  12. Calem, Paul S. & Gordy, Michael B. & Mester, Loretta J., 2006. "Switching costs and adverse selection in the market for credit cards: New evidence," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 30(6), pages 1653-1685, June.
  13. N. Neil K. Khettry & Loretta J. Mester, 2006. "Core inflation as a predictor of total inflation," Research Rap Special Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Apr.
  14. Berger, Allen N. & Mester, Loretta J., 2005. "Erratum to "Explaining the dramatic changes in performance of US banks: Technological change, deregulation, and dynamic changes in competition" [J. Fin. Intermed. 12 (2003) 57-95]," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 14(2), pages 278-279, April.
  15. Loretta J. Mester, 2005. "Challenges and opportunities in a global economy: perspectives on outsourcing, exchange rates, and free trade: a summary of the 2004 Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q3, pages 36-48.
  16. Loretta J. Mester, 2004. "Managing the recovery in uncertain times: a summary of the 2003 Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q3, pages 44-53.
  17. Berlin, Mitchell & Mester, Loretta J., 2004. "Credit card rates and consumer search," Review of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 13(1-2), pages 179-198.
  18. Berlin, Mitchell & Mester, Loretta J., 2004. "Retail credit risk management and measurement: An introduction to the special issue," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 28(4), pages 721-725, April.
  19. Loretta J. Mester, 2003. "Crises, contagion, and coordination: a summary of the 2002 Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q3, pages 8-15.
  20. Loretta J. Mester, 2003. "Changes in the use of electronic means of payment: 1995-2001," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q3, pages 18-28.
  21. Hughes, Joseph P. & Lang, William W. & Mester, Loretta J. & Moon, Choon-Geol & Pagano, Michael S., 2003. "Do bankers sacrifice value to build empires? Managerial incentives, industry consolidation, and financial performance," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 417-447, March.
  22. Berger, Allen N. & Mester, Loretta J., 2003. "Explaining the dramatic changes in performance of US banks: technological change, deregulation, and dynamic changes in competition," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 12(1), pages 57-95, January.
  23. Loretta Mester, 2002. "Is the personal bankruptcy system bankrupt?," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q1, pages 31-44.
  24. Loretta J. Mester, 2002. "The Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum: summary of the 2001 Policy Forum and announcement of the 2002 Policy Forum," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q3, pages 6-15.
  25. Hughes, Joseph P. & Mester, Loretta J. & Moon, Choon-Geol, 2001. "Are scale economies in banking elusive or illusive?: Evidence obtained by incorporating capital structure and risk-taking into models of bank production," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 25(12), pages 2169-2208, December.
  26. Berlin, Mitchell & Mester, Loretta J., 2001. "Lender Liability and Large Investors," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 10(2), pages 108-137, April.
  27. Loretta Mester & Anthony Saunders, 2001. "Introduction: Special Issue on the Banking and Finance Workshop," Journal of Financial Services Research, Springer, vol. 19(2), pages 93-97, April.
  28. Loretta J. Mester, 2001. "Changes in the use of electronic means of payment," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q3, pages 10-12.
  29. Loretta J. Mester, 2000. "The changing nature of the payments system: should new players mean new rules?," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Mar, pages 3-26.
  30. Joseph Hughes & William Lang & Loretta Mester & Choon-Geol Moon, 2000. "Recovering Risky Technologies Using the Almost Ideal Demand System: An Application to U.S. Banking," Journal of Financial Services Research, Springer, vol. 18(1), pages 5-27, October.
  31. Hughes, Joseph P. & Lang, William W. & Mester, Loretta J. & Moon, Choon-Geol, 1999. "The dollars and sense of bank consolidation," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 23(2-4), pages 291-324, February.
  32. Loretta J. Mester, 1999. "Banking industry's consolidation: what's a small business to do?," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Jan, pages 3-16.
  33. Berlin, Mitchell & Mester, Loretta J, 1999. "Deposits and Relationship Lending," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 12(3), pages 579-607.
  34. Berlin, Mitchell & Mester, Loretta J., 1998. "On the profitability and cost of relationship lending," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 22(6-8), pages 873-897, August.
  35. Joseph P. Hughes & Loretta J. Mester, 1998. "Bank Capitalization And Cost: Evidence Of Scale Economies In Risk Management And Signaling," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 80(2), pages 314-325, May.
  36. Berlin, Mitchell & Mester, Loretta J, 1998. "Intermediation and Vertical Integration," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 30(3), pages 500-519, August.
  37. Loretta J. Mester, 1997. "What's the point of credit scoring?," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Sep, pages 3-16.
  38. Mester, Loretta J., 1997. "Measuring efficiency at U.S. banks: Accounting for heterogeneity is important," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 98(2), pages 230-242, April.
  39. Berger, Allen N. & Mester, Loretta J., 1997. "Inside the black box: What explains differences in the efficiencies of financial institutions?," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 21(7), pages 895-947, July.
  40. Loretta J. Mester, 1996. "Repealing Glass-Steagall: the past points the way to the future," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Jul, pages 3-18.
  41. Mester, Loretta J., 1996. "A study of bank efficiency taking into account risk-preferences," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 20(6), pages 1025-1045, July.
  42. Joseph P. Hughes & William Lang & Loretta J. Mester & Choon-Geol Moon, 1996. "Efficient banking under interstate branching," Proceedings, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), pages 1045-1075.
  43. Calem, Paul S & Mester, Loretta J, 1995. "Consumer Behavior and the Stickiness of Credit-Card Interest Rates," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 85(5), pages 1327-36, December.
  44. Loretta J. Mester, 1995. "There's more than one way to sell a security: the Treasury's auction experiment," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Jul, pages 3-17.
  45. Mester, Loretta J. & Saunders, Anthony, 1995. "When does the prime rate change?," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 19(5), pages 743-764, August.
  46. Mester, Loretta J, 1994. "Why Are Credit Card Rates Sticky?," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 4(4), pages 505-30, May.
  47. Loretta J. Mester, 1994. "How efficient are Third District banks?," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Jan, pages 3-18.
  48. Mester, Loretta J, 1994. "Borrower and Neighborhood Racial and Income Characteristics and Financial Institution Mortgage Application Screening: Comments," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 9(3), pages 241-43, November.
  49. Mester, Loretta J, 1994. "Further Evidence Concerning Expense Preference and the Fed," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 26(1), pages 125-45, February.
  50. Mailath George J. & Mester Loretta J., 1994. "A Positive Analysis of Bank Closure," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 3(3), pages 272-299, June.
  51. Mester, Loretta J., 1993. "Efficiency in the savings and loan industry," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 17(2-3), pages 267-286, April.
  52. Mester, Loretta J., 1993. "Discussants' comments on Berg . and McAllister and McManus," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 17(2-3), pages 407-410, April.
  53. Loretta J. Mester, 1992. "Banking and commerce: a dangerous liaison?," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue May, pages 17-29.
  54. Mester, Loretta J., 1992. "Traditional and nontraditional banking: An information-theoretic approach," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 16(3), pages 545-566, June.
  55. Berlin, Mitchell & Mester, Loretta J., 1992. "Debt covenants and renegotiation," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 2(2), pages 95-133, June.
  56. Loretta J. Mester, 1992. "Perpetual Signalling with Imperfectly Correlated Costs," RAND Journal of Economics, The RAND Corporation, vol. 23(4), pages 548-563, Winter.
  57. Mester, Loretta J., 1991. "Agency costs among savings and loans," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 1(3), pages 257-278, June.
  58. Loretta J. Mester, 1990. "Curing our ailing deposit-insurance system," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Sep, pages 13-24.
  59. Loretta J. Mester, 1989. "Owners versus managers: who controls the bank?," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue May, pages 13-23.
  60. Loretta J. Mester, 1989. "Testing for Expense Preference Behavior: Mutual versus Stock Savings and Loans," RAND Journal of Economics, The RAND Corporation, vol. 20(4), pages 483-498, Winter.
  61. Mester, Loretta J., 1989. "Viability in multiproduct industries," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 31(3), pages 273-276, December.
  62. Loretta J. Mester, 1988. "Going, going, gone: setting prices with auctions," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Mar, pages 3-13.
  63. Mester, Loretta J, 1987. " A Multiproduct Cost Study of Savings and Loans," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 42(2), pages 423-45, June.
  64. Loretta J. Mester, 1987. "Efficient production of financial services: scale and scope economies," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Jan, pages 15-25.
  65. Mester, Loretta J, 1987. "Multiple Market Contact between Savings and Loans: A Note," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 19(4), pages 538-49, November.

Chapters

  1. Loretta J. Mester, 2010. "Comment on "A New Metric for Banking Integration in Europe"," NBER Chapters, in: Europe and the Euro, pages 246-253 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

NEP Fields

26 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (1) 2001-08-15
  2. NEP-BAN: Banking (7) 2007-04-14 2008-02-16 2011-08-22 2011-11-01 2011-12-13 2013-05-05 2013-06-09. Author is listed
  3. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (7) 2001-11-05 2008-02-16 2008-04-29 2008-06-07 2008-12-14 2011-11-01 2012-06-25. Author is listed
  4. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2002-04-25
  5. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (1) 1999-10-20
  6. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2005-09-11
  7. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (6) 2000-07-11 2000-07-11 2001-10-22 2008-02-16 2011-08-22 2011-12-13. Author is listed
  8. NEP-FIN: Finance (2) 1999-10-20 2000-04-17
  9. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (3) 1999-05-03 2005-09-11 2006-02-05
  10. NEP-FOR: Forecasting (1) 2008-06-07
  11. NEP-IFN: International Finance (1) 2013-06-09
  12. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (3) 1999-06-08 1999-10-20 2000-04-17
  13. NEP-INO: Innovation (2) 2000-07-11 2001-08-15
  14. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (2) 2008-06-07 2008-12-14
  15. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2000-04-17
  16. NEP-MON: Monetary Economics (4) 2003-12-14 2008-04-29 2008-06-07 2008-12-14
  17. NEP-REG: Regulation (2) 2006-02-05 2007-04-14
  18. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (1) 2007-04-14

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