Screening with Securities

Nicolas Figueroa, Nicolas Inostroza   Apr 26,2023

Working Paper No.00097-00

A liquidity-constrained asset owner designs an asset-backed security to raise funds from an informed liquidity supplier. Information insensitive securities reduce... Read More

Persuading Multiple Audiences: Strategic Complementarities and (Robust) Regulatory Disclosures

Nicolas Inostroza   Apr 26,2023

Working Paper No.00098-00

How much information about financial institutions' balance sheets should regulators pass on to the market? To minimize the probability of... Read More

Competition and Information Leakage

Joshua Mollner , Markus Baldauf   Apr 26,2023

Working Paper No.00096-00

When seeking to trade in over-the-counter markets, institutional investors typically contact only a small number of potential counterparties and limit... Read More

Central Bank Digital Currency and Financial Stability

Peter Hoffmann,Agnese Leonello,Davide Porcellacchia, Toni Ahnert   May 25,2023

Working Paper No.00100-01

What is the effect of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) on financial stability? We answer this question by studying a model... Read More

Designing Stress Scenarios

Thomas Philippon, Cecilia Parlatore   Apr 26,2022

Working Paper No.00074-00

We develop a tractable framework to study the optimal design of stress scenarios. A principal wants to manage the unknown risk... Read More

Time Trumps Quantity in the Market for Lemons

Piero Gottardi,Humberto Moreira, William Fuchs   Nov 15,2022

Working Paper No.00085-00

We consider a dynamic adverse selection model where privately informed sellers of divisible assets can choose how much of their... Read More

Bayesian Doublespeak

Alice Hsiaw, Ing-Haw Cheng   Nov 15,2022

Working Paper No.00086-00

Why does misinformation persist, and how does it distort the long-run beliefs and actions of rational agents? Suppose receivers see... Read More

Providing Incentives with Private Contracts

Qing Liu, Lucy White Andrea Buffa   Nov 18,2022

Working Paper No.00073-01

Agents working together to produce a joint output care about each other’s incentives. Because real world contracts are typically private... Read More

Model Secrecy and Stress Tests (JF forthcoming)

Basil Williams Yaron Leitner   Nov 17,2021

Working Paper No.00061-01

Should regulators reveal the models they use to stress test banks? In our setting, revealing leads to gaming, but secrecy... Read More

Monitor Reputation and Transparency

Ivan Marinovic , Martin Szydlowski   Sep 22,2020

Working Paper No.00045-01

We study the disclosure policy of a regulator overseeing a monitor with reputation concerns, such as a bank or... Read More