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First Name:Simon
Middle Name:H.
Last Name:Kwan
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  1. Kwan, Simon H. & Wong, Eric T.C. & Hui, Cho-hoi, 2014. "The international transmission of shocks: foreign bank branches in Hong Kong during crises," Working Paper Series 2014-25, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  2. Giuliano Iannotta & Simon H. Kwan, 2013. "Effects of earnings management and delays in loss recognition on bank opacity," Working Paper Series 2013-35, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  3. Simon H. Kwan, 2010. "Financial crisis and bank lending," Working Paper Series 2010-11, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  4. Mark J. Flannery & Simon H. Kwan & Mahendrarajah Nimalendran, 2010. "The 2007-09 financial crisis and bank opaqueness," Working Paper Series 2010-27, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  5. Frederick T. Furlong & Simon H. Kwan, 2006. "Safe and sound banking, 20 years later: what was proposed and what has been adopted," Working Paper Series 2006-27, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  6. Simon H. Kwan, 2004. "Testing the strong-form of market discipline: the effects of public market signals on bank risk," Working Paper Series 2004-19, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  7. Simon H. Kwan & Willard T. Carleton, 2004. "Financial contracting and the choice between private placement and publicly offered bonds," Working Paper Series 2004-20, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  8. Simon H. Kwan, 2002. "Operating Performance of Banks among Asian Economies: An Internaitonal and Time Series Comparison," Working Papers 132002, Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research.
  9. Simon H. Kwan, 2002. "The X-Efficiency of Commercial Banks in Hong Kong," Working Papers 122002, Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research.
  10. Simon H. Kwan, 2000. "Impact of Deposit Rate Deregulation in Hong Kong on the Market Value of Commercial Banks," Working Papers 102000, Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research.
  11. Robert A. Eisenbeis & Gary D. Ferrier & Simon H. Kwan, 1999. "The informativeness of stochastic frontier and programming frontier efficiency scores: Cost efficiency and other measures of bank holding company performance," FRB Atlanta Working Paper 99-23, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
  12. Simon H. Kwan & James A. Wilcox, 1999. "Hidden cost reductions in bank mergers: accounting for more productive banks," Working Papers in Applied Economic Theory 99-10, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  13. Simon H. Kwan & Mark J. Flannery & M. Nimalendran, 1999. "Market evidence on the opaqueness of banking firms' assets," Working Papers in Applied Economic Theory 99-11, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  14. Simon Kwan, 1998. "Securities activities by commercial banking firms' Section 20 subsidiaries: risk, return and diversification benefits," Working Papers in Applied Economic Theory 98-10, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  15. Simon Kwan & Robert A. Eisenbeis, 1995. "Bank Risk, Capitalization and Inefficiency," Center for Financial Institutions Working Papers 96-35, Wharton School Center for Financial Institutions, University of Pennsylvania.
  16. Simon H. Kwan, 1995. "The temporal relationship between individual stocks and individual bonds," Working Papers in Applied Economic Theory 95-03, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  17. Simon H. Kwan & Willard T. Carleton, 1995. "The role of private placement debt issues in corporate finance," Working Papers in Applied Economic Theory 95-13, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  18. Simon H. Kwan & Robert A. Eisenbeis, 1995. "An analysis of inefficiencies in banking: a stochastic cost frontier approach," Working Papers in Applied Economic Theory 95-12, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  19. Simon H. Kwan, 1994. "The certification value of bank loans," Proceedings 50, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
  20. Simon H. Kwan, 1991. "Risk taking behavior of banking firms," Proceedings 316, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
  1. Kwan, Simon H., 2014. "Long road to normal for bank business lending," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  2. Christensen, Jens H.E. & Kwan, Simon H., 2014. "Assessing expectations of monetary policy," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  3. Flannery, Mark J. & Kwan, Simon H. & Nimalendran, Mahendrarajah, 2013. "The 2007–2009 financial crisis and bank opaqueness," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 22(1), pages 55-84.
  4. Simon H. Kwan, 2013. "The price of stock and bond risk in recoveries," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue aug19.
  5. Simon H. Kwan & Willard T. Carleton, 2010. "Financial Contracting and the Choice between Private Placement and Publicly Offered Bonds," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 42(5), pages 907-929, 08.
  6. Simon H. Kwan, 2009. "Capital structure in banking," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue dec7.
  7. Simon H. Kwan, 2009. "Behavior of Libor in the current financial crisis," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue jan23.
  8. Frederick T. Furlong & Simon H. Kwan, 2007. "Safe and sound banking twenty years later: what was proposed and what has been adopted," Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, issue Q1-2, pages 1 - 23.
  9. Simon H. Kwan, 2007. "On forecasting future monetary policy: has forward-looking language mattered?," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue jun15.
  10. Kwan, Simon H., 2006. "The X-efficiency of commercial banks in Hong Kong," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 30(4), pages 1127-1147, April.
  11. Frederick T. Furlong & Simon H. Kwan, 2006. "Safe & sound banking, 20 years later: what was proposed and what has been adopted," Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  12. Simon H. Kwan, 2006. "Safe and sound banking, 20 years later," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue oct6.
  13. Simon H. Kwan, 2005. "Inflation expectations: how the market speaks," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue oct7.
  14. Simon H. Kwan, 2004. "Risk and return of publicly held versus privately owned banks," Economic Policy Review, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, issue Sep, pages 97-107.
  15. Flannery, Mark J. & Kwan, Simon H. & Nimalendran, M., 2004. "Market evidence on the opaqueness of banking firms' assets," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 71(3), pages 419-460, March.
  16. Simon H. Kwan, 2004. "Banking consolidation," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue jun18.
  17. Simon H. Kwan, 2004. "Gauging the market's expectations about monetary policy," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue oct8.
  18. Simon H. Kwan, 2003. "The present and future of pension insurance," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue aug29.
  19. Kwan, Simon H., 2003. "Operating performance of banks among Asian economies: An international and time series comparison," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 471-489, March.
  20. Kwan, Simon H., 2003. "Impact of deposit rate deregulation in Hong Kong on the market value of commercial banks," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 27(12), pages 2231-2248, December.
  21. Simon H. Kwan, 2003. "Underfunding of private pension plans," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue jun13.
  22. Simon H. Kwan, 2003. "Pension accounting and reported earnings," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue jul4.
  23. Frederick T. Furlong & Simon H. Kwan, 2002. "Deposit insurance reform - when half a loaf is better," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue may10.
  24. Simon H. Kwan, 2002. "Is there a credit crunch?," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue apr26.
  25. Simon H. Kwan, 2002. "The promise and limits of market discipline in banking," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue dec13.
  26. Simon H. Kwan, 2002. "Bank security prices and market discipline," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue dec20.
  27. Simon H. Kwan, 2001. "The stock market: what a difference a year makes," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue jun1.
  28. Simon H. Kwan, 2001. "Financial modernization and banking theories," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue dec21.
  29. Simon H. Kwan, 2001. "Rising junk bond yields: liquidity or credit concerns?," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue nov16.
  30. Simon H. Kwan, 2000. "Three questions about "new economy" stocks," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue may12.
  31. Simon H. Kwan, 2000. "Has bank performance peaked?," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue oct27.
  32. Simon H. Kwan, 2000. "Margin requirements as a policy tool?," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue mar24.
  33. Frederick T. Furlong & Simon H. Kwan, 1999. "Rising bank risk?," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue oct22.
  34. Simon H. Kwan & Elizabeth S. Laderman, 1999. "On the portfolio effects of financial convergence - a review of the literature," Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, pages 18-31.
  35. Frederick T. Furlong & Simon H. Kwan, 1999. "Financial modernization and regulation," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue dec31.
  36. Simon H. Kwan & Robert A. Eisenbeis, 1999. "Mergers of publicly traded banking organizations revisited," Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, issue Q4, pages 26-37.
  37. Simon Kwan, 1999. "Comments on “Trends in Organizational Form and Their Relationship to Performance: The Case of Foreign Securities Subsidiaries of U.S. Banking Organizations”," Journal of Financial Services Research, Springer;Western Finance Association, vol. 16(2), pages 219-221, December.
  38. Simon H. Kwan & James A. Wilcox, 1999. "A new view on cost savings in bank mergers," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue aug20.
  39. Simon H. Kwan, 1998. "Risk and return of banks' Section 20 securities affiliates," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue oct23.
  40. Simon H. Kwan, 1998. "Bank charters vs thrift charters," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue apr24.
  41. Simon Kwan & Robert Eisenbeis, 1997. "Bank Risk, Capitalization, and Operating Efficiency," Journal of Financial Services Research, Springer;Western Finance Association, vol. 12(2), pages 117-131, October.
  42. Simon H. Kwan, 1997. "Efficiency of U.S. banking firms--an overview," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue feb28.
  43. Simon H. Kwan, 1997. "Cracking the Glass-Steagall barriers," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue mar21.
  44. Simon H. Kwan & Randy O'Toole, 1997. "Recent developments in loan loss provisioning at U.S. commercial banks," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue jul25.
  45. Simon H. Kwan, 1996. "On the relationship between stocks and bonds, part II," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue jul5.
  46. Simon H. Kwan, 1996. "On the relation between stocks and bonds, part I," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue jun28.
  47. Simon H. Kwan, 1996. "Innovations and recent developments in mortgage-backed securities," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue jan5.
  48. Kwan, Simon H., 1996. "Firm-specific information and the correlation between individual stocks and bonds," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(1), pages 63-80, January.
  49. Simon H. Kwan & Robert A. Eisenbeis, 1996. "An analysis of inefficiencies in banking: a stochastic cost frontier approach," Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, pages 16-26.
  50. Simon H. Kwan, 1995. "The economics of merging commercial and investment banking," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue may19.
  51. Kwan, Simon H. & Eisenbeis, Robert A., 1995. "An analysis of inefficiencies in banking," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 19(3-4), pages 733-734, June.
9 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-BAN: Banking (5) 2006-11-25 2010-05-15 2010-10-16 2013-12-06 2014-12-08. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (3) 1998-12-09 1999-09-09 1999-10-20. Author is listed
  3. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2006-11-25
  4. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2006-11-25
  5. NEP-IFN: International Finance (1) 2014-12-08
  6. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (2) 1999-09-09 1999-10-20
  7. NEP-MST: Market Microstructure (1) 2010-10-16
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