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Financial Stability and the Coronavirus Pandemic


  • Larry D. Wall


The Atlanta Fed recently helped organize a conference titled "Financial Stability and the Coronavirus Pandemic." The conference had three sessions devoted to problems focusing on various aspects of how the markets for corporate credits responded to the COVID-19 shock including corporate bond investment funds, the corporate bond market, and the corporate loan market. This article summarizes some of the important findings of the papers presented at the conference.

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  • Larry D. Wall, 2020. "Financial Stability and the Coronavirus Pandemic," Policy Hub 2020-13, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:a00001:89437
    DOI: 10.29338/ph2020-13

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    1. Daniel L. Greenwald & John Krainer & Pascal Paul, 2020. "The Credit Line Channel," Working Paper Series 2020-26, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
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    corporate bond mutual funds; corporate bond market; COVID-19 shock; Federal Reserve facilities; collateralized debt obligations; syndicated loans; lines of credit;
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    JEL classification:

    • G01 - Financial Economics - - General - - - Financial Crises
    • G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing; Trading Volume; Bond Interest Rates
    • G18 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
    • G23 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Non-bank Financial Institutions; Financial Instruments; Institutional Investors

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