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  1. Mester, Loretta J., 2016. "The Economy and Monetary Policy at the Global Interdependence Center, Sarasota, FL," Speech 68, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  2. Mester, Loretta J., 2016. "The U.S. Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy: The European Economics and Financial Centre, Distinguished Speakers Seminar, London, U.K. - July 1, 2016," Speech 73, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  3. Mester, Loretta J., 2016. "Helping People and Communities Affected by Regional Economic Transitions 09.01.16 2016 Kentucky Summit on Philanthropy, The Kentucky Philanthropy Initiative, Lexington, Kentucky," Speech 75, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  4. Mester, Loretta J., 2016. "The Outlook for the Economy and Monetary Policy: Low-Frequency Policymaking in a High-Frequency World," Speech 69, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  5. Mester, Loretta J., 2016. "A Monetary Policymaker’s Lexicon at Market News International, New York, NY," Speech 67, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  6. Mester, Loretta J., 2016. "The National and Regional Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy, 11-30-2016; The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania Annual Business Luncheon, Pittsburgh, PA," Speech 78, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  7. Mester, Loretta J., 2016. "The Outlook for the National and Regional Economy and Monetary Policy: Low-Frequency Policymaking in a High-Frequency World," Speech 70, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  8. Mester, Loretta J., 2016. "The U.S. Economy and Monetary Policy Remarks for the Panel Discussion, “The United States and the Global Economic Outlook” National Association for Business Economics/American Economic Association Mee," Speech 65, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  9. Mester, Loretta J., 2016. "Recent Inflation Developments and Challenges for Research and Monetary Policymaking : The 47th Konstanz Seminar on Monetary Theory and Monetary Policy, Insel Reichenau, Germany 5-12-2016," Speech 71, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  10. Mester, Loretta J., 2016. "Five Points About Monetary Policy and Financial Stability (06-04-2016) Sveriges Riksbank Conference on Rethinking the Central Bank’s Mandate, Stockholm, Sweden," Speech 72, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  11. Mester, Loretta J., 2016. "The U.S. Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy 07.13.16 Australian Business Economists, Sydney, Australia," Speech 74, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  12. Mester, Loretta J., 2016. "Acknowledging Uncertainty, 10-07-2016; Shadow Open Market Committee Fall Meeting, New York, NY," Speech 77, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  13. Hughes, Joseph P. & Jagtiani, Julapa & Mester, Loretta J., 2016. "Is Bigger Necessarily Better in Community Banking?," Working Papers 16-15, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  14. Mester, Loretta J., 2016. "The Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy 09.28.16 Greater Cleveland Partnership Middle-Market Forum, Cleveland, OH," Speech 76, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  15. Mester, Loretta J., 2015. "Consumer Credit: Suggested Directions for Policy-Relevant Research," Speech 58, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  16. Mester, Loretta J., 2015. "The Nexus of Macroprudential Supervision, Monetary Policy, and Financial Stability," Speech 54, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  17. Mester, Loretta J., 2015. "Recent Developments in U.S. Monetary Policy: From Extraordinary Back to Ordinary," Speech 55, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  18. Mester, Loretta J., 2015. "Perspectives on the Economy and Monetary Policy at the City Club of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio," Speech 66, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  19. Mester, Loretta J., 2015. "The Outlook for the Economy and Bank Regulation," Speech 53, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  20. Mester, Loretta J., 2015. "Community Development and Human Capital Loretta J Mester-President and CEO-Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland-2015 Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality," Speech 60, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  21. Mester, Loretta J., 2015. "The Outlook for the Economy and Monetary Policy Communications," Speech 56, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  22. Mester, Loretta J., 2015. "U.S. Payment System Improvement and the Federal Reserve 11.18.15 Loretta J. Mester The Clearing House Annual Conference, New York, NY," Speech 64, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  23. Mester, Loretta J., 2015. "Comments on “The Equilibrium Real Funds Rate: Past, Present, and Future.”," Speech 52, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  24. Mester, Loretta J., 2015. "Post-Crisis Financial System Regulation and Its Research Foundation, May 25, 2015," Speech 59, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  25. Mester, Loretta J., 2015. "The Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy Loretta J Mester-President and CEO-Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland-The Forecasters Club of New York-New York, NY-April 16, 2015," Speech 57, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  26. Mester, Loretta J., 2015. "Long-Run Economic Growth Loretta J. Mester New York University Stern Center for Global Economy and Business, New York, NY October 15, 2015," Speech 63, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  27. Mester, Loretta J., 2015. "The Economic Outlook, Monetary Policy, and Communications: Progress on Multiple Journeys," Speech 51, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  28. Mester, Loretta J., 2015. "Forward Guidance in Extraordinary Times, in Normal Times, and Betwixt the Two," Speech 48, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  29. Mester, Loretta J., 2015. "The Economic Outlook, Monetary Policy, and Getting Back to Normal," Speech 50, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  30. Mester, Loretta J., 2015. "Forward Guidance and Communications in U.S. Monetary Policy," Speech 49, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  31. Mester, Loretta J., 2015. "Comments on "Microprudential Versus Macroprudential Supervision" by Paul Tucker 59th Economic Conference–Macroprudential Monetary Policy Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Boston, MA October 2, ," Speech 62, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. Joseph P. Hughes & Loretta J. Mester, 2008. "Efficiency in banking: theory, practice, and evidence," Working Papers 08-1, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. Loretta J. Mester, 2005. "Optimal industrial structure in banking," Working Papers 08-2, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  41. 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.
  42. Loretta J. Mester & Leonard I. Nakamura & Micheline Renault, 2004. "Transactions accounts and loan monitoring," Working Papers 04-20, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  43. Loretta J. Mester, 2003. "Applying efficiency measurement techniques to central banks," Working Papers 03-13, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. Loretta J. Mester & Leonard I. Nakamura & Micheline Renault, 2001. "Checking accounts and bank monitoring," Working Papers 01-3, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 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.
  53. Mitchell Berlin & Loretta J. Mester, 1999. "Financial contracts and the legal treatment of informed investors," Working Papers 99-8, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  54. 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.
  55. 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.
  56. 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.
  57. 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.
  58. 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.
  59. Joseph P. Hughes & Loretta J. Mester, 1997. "Bank Managers' Objectives," Departmental Working Papers 199419, Rutgers University, Department of Economics.
  60. Mitchell Berlin & Loretta J. Mester, 1997. "Intermediation and vertical integration," Working Papers 97-17, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, revised 01 Feb 1998.
  61. Mitchell Berlin & Loretta J. Mester, 1997. "On the profitability and cost of relationship lending," Working Papers 97-3, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  62. Mitchell Berlin & Loretta J. Mester, 1997. "Deposits and relationship lending," Working Papers 96-18, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  63. Loretta J. Mester, 1996. "Measuring efficiency at U.S. banks: accounting for heterogeneity is important," Working Papers 96-11, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  64. 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.
  65. 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.
  66. 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.
  67. 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.
  68. 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.
  69. George J. Mailath & Loretta J. Mester, 1993. "A positive analysis of bank closure," Working Papers 93-10/R, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  70. Mitchell Berlin & Loretta J. Mester, 1993. "Financial intermediation as vertical integration," Working Papers 93-3, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  71. 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.
  72. Loretta J. Mester, 1993. "Why are credit card rates sticky?," Working Papers 93-16, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  73. 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.
  74. Loretta J. Mester, 1992. "Perfectual signaling with imperfectly correlated costs," Working Papers 92-8, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  75. Loretta J. Mester, 1992. "Further evidence concerning expense preference and the Fed," Working Papers 92-4, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  76. Loretta J. Mester, 1992. "Efficiency in the savings and loan industry," Working Papers 92-14, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  77. Loretta J. Mester, 1991. "Expense preference and the Fed revisited," Working Papers 91-6, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  78. George J. Mailath & Loretta J. Mester, 1991. "When do regulators close banks? When should they?," Working Papers 91-24, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  79. 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.
  80. Loretta J. Mester & Anthony Saunders, 1990. "When does the prime rate change?," Working Papers 90-16, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  81. Loretta J. Mester & Anthony Saunders, 1990. "Who changes the prime rate?," Working Papers 90-26, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  82. Loretta J. Mester, 1990. "Traditional and nontraditional banking: an information-theoretic approach," Working Papers 90-3, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  83. Mitchell Berlin & Loretta J. Mester, 1990. "Debt covenants and renegotiation," Working Papers 90-21, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  84. Loretta J. Mester, 1989. "Testing for expense preference behavior: mutual versus stock savings and loans," Working Papers 89-27, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  85. 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.
  86. Loretta J. Mester, 1989. "Viability in multiproduct industries," Working Papers 88-21, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  87. 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.
  88. Loretta J. Mester, 1988. "Credit card rate stickiness in a screening model of consumer credit," Working Papers 88-20, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  89. Loretta J. Mester, 1988. "A testing strategy for expense preference behavior," Working Papers 88-13, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  90. Mitchell Berlin & Loretta J. Mester, 1987. "Credit card rates and consumer search," Working Papers 88-1, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  91. 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.
  92. Loretta J. Mester, 1987. "Testing for expense preference behavior using cost data," Working Papers 87-5, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  93. 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.
  94. 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.
  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. 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.
  4. Iftekhar Hasan & Loretta J Mester, 2008. "Central Bank Institutional Structure and Effective Central Banking: Cross-Country Empirical Evidence," Comparative Economic Studies, Palgrave Macmillan;Association for Comparative Economic Studies, vol. 50(4), pages 620-645, December.
  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. Mester, Loretta J., 2008. "Introduction," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 60(1-2), pages 1-12.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Loretta J. Mester, 2007. "Economic growth and development: perspectives for policy makers," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q3, pages 30-39.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Loretta J. Mester, 2006. "Fiscal imbalance: problems, solutions, and implications," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q3, pages 31-39.
  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. Mester, Loretta J. & Olney, William, 2004. "Was job quality “job one” in the tri-state region’s economic recovery?," Research Rap Special Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Dec.
  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. Berlin, Mitchell & Mester, Loretta J., 2004. "Credit card rates and consumer search," Review of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 13(1-2), pages 179-198.
  20. 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.
  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 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.
  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. Loretta J. Mester, 2002. "Is the personal bankruptcy system bankrupt?," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q1, pages 31-44.
  26. 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.
  27. Loretta Mester & Anthony Saunders, 2001. "Introduction: Special Issue on the Banking and Finance Workshop," Journal of Financial Services Research, Springer;Western Finance Association, vol. 19(2), pages 93-97, April.
  28. Berlin, Mitchell & Mester, Loretta J., 2001. "Lender Liability and Large Investors," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 10(2), pages 108-137, April.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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;Western Finance Association, vol. 18(1), pages 5-27, October.
  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. 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.
  34. Berlin, Mitchell & Mester, Loretta J, 1999. "Deposits and Relationship Lending," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 12(3), pages 579-607.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. Loretta J. Mester, 1997. "What's the point of credit scoring?," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Sep, pages 3-16.
  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 W. 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. 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.
  44. 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.
  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. 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.
  47. 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.
  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. 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.
  50. Mester, Loretta J, 1994. "Why Are Credit Card Rates Sticky?," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 4(4), pages 505-30, May.
  51. Loretta J. Mester, 1994. "How efficient are Third District banks?," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Jan, pages 3-18.
  52. Mester, Loretta J., 1993. "Efficiency in the savings and loan industry," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 17(2-3), pages 267-286, April.
  53. 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.
  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. "Banking and commerce: a dangerous liaison?," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue May, pages 17-29.
  57. Loretta J. Mester, 1992. "Perpetual Signalling with Imperfectly Correlated Costs," RAND Journal of Economics, The RAND Corporation, vol. 23(4), pages 548-563, Winter.
  58. Mester, Loretta J., 1991. "Agency costs among savings and loans," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 1(3), pages 257-278, June.
  59. Loretta J. Mester, 1990. "Curing our ailing deposit-insurance system," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Sep, pages 13-24.
  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, 1989. "Owners versus managers: who controls the bank?," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue May, pages 13-23.
  63. Loretta J. Mester, 1988. "Going, going, gone: setting prices with auctions," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Mar, pages 3-13.
  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. " A Multiproduct Cost Study of Savings and Loans," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 42(2), pages 423-45, June.
  66. 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.
  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 is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 47 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-MON: Monetary Economics (19) 2003-12-14 2008-04-29 2008-06-07 2015-04-11 2015-04-11 2015-04-11 2015-04-11 2015-04-11 2015-04-11 2015-04-11 2015-05-09 2015-12-01 2016-01-18 2016-03-10 2016-03-17 2016-04-16 2016-05-28 2016-06-18 2016-07-16. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (16) 2001-11-05 2008-02-16 2008-04-29 2008-06-07 2011-11-01 2012-06-25 2015-04-11 2015-04-11 2015-04-11 2015-04-11 2015-04-11 2015-04-11 2015-04-11 2015-05-09 2015-06-05 2015-10-17. Author is listed
  3. NEP-BAN: Banking (8) 2007-04-14 2008-02-16 2011-08-22 2011-11-01 2011-12-13 2013-05-05 2013-06-09 2016-07-09. Author is listed
  4. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (7) 2008-06-07 2015-04-11 2015-10-17 2016-03-17 2016-05-28 2016-07-16 2016-10-09. Author is listed
  5. 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
  6. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (3) 1999-05-03 2005-09-11 2006-02-05
  7. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (3) 1999-06-08 1999-10-20 2000-04-17
  8. NEP-FIN: Finance (2) 1999-10-20 2000-04-17
  9. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (2) 2015-04-11 2015-04-11
  10. NEP-INO: Innovation (2) 2000-07-11 2001-08-15
  11. NEP-REG: Regulation (2) 2006-02-05 2007-04-14
  12. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (1) 2001-08-15
  13. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2002-04-25
  14. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (1) 1999-10-20
  15. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2005-09-11
  16. NEP-FOR: Forecasting (1) 2008-06-07
  17. NEP-GER: German Papers (1) 2016-07-16
  18. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2015-04-11
  19. NEP-IFN: International Finance (1) 2013-06-09
  20. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2000-04-17
  21. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (1) 2007-04-14
  22. NEP-SOG: Sociology of Economics (1) 2016-09-18
  23. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2016-09-18
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