Staff Reports
Technical working papers intended for publication in leading finance and economics journals. The Research Papers series predated Staff Reports and was discontinued in 1998. Both series are available only online.
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2017 Staff Reports

Access to Credit and Financial Health: Evaluating the Impact of Debt Collection
Julia Fonseca, Katherine Strair, and Basit Zafar
May  Number 814

Transformation of Corporate Scope in U.S. Banks: Patterns and Performance Implications
Nicola Cetorelli, Michael G. Jacobides, and Samuel Stern
May  Number 813

Safety, Liquidity, and the Natural Rate of Interest
Marco Del Negro, Domenico Giannone, Marc P. Giannoni, and Andrea Tambalotti
May  Number 812

How Does For-Profit College Attendance Affect Student Loans, Defaults, and Earnings?
Luis Armona, Rajashri Chakrabarti, and Michael Lovenheim
April  Number 811

Interest Rate Conundrums in the Twenty-First Century
Samuel G. Hanson, David O. Lucca, and Jonathan H. Wright
March  Number 810

The Pre-Crisis Monetary Policy Implementation Framework
Alexander Kroeger, John McGowan, and Asani Sarkar
March  Number 809

The Behavior of Uncertainty and Disagreement, and their Roles in Economic Prediction: A Panel Analysis
Robert Rich and Joseph Tracy
February  Number 808

Disaster (Over-)Insurance: The Long-Term Financial and Socioeconomic Consequences of Hurricane Katrina
Zachary Bleemer and Wilbert van der Klaauw
February  Number 807

Beyond Thirty: Treasury Issuance of Long-Term Bonds from 1953 to 1965
Kenneth D. Garbade
January  Number 806

The Time-Varying Price of Financial Intermediation in the Mortgage Market
Andreas Fuster, Stephanie H. Lo, and Paul Willen
January  Number 805