CFM 25

Donald D. Hester and James L. Pierce, Bank Management and Portfolio Behavior, Yale University Press, 1975 [8,333 kb] [Table of Contents]


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Preliminary Pages [i-xv]
Chapter
1 Introduction [3]
2 Underpinnings for a Theory of Bank Behavior [11]
3 Models of Bank Portfolio Behavior [38]
4 Estimation of the Models: Problems and Techniques [73]
5 Data Resources, Sample Selection, and the Profile of a Typical Observation [101]
6 Estimates for the Input-Output Model from a Sample of Commercial Banks [117]
7 Estimates for the Input-Output Model from a Sample of Mutual Savings Banks [146]
8 On Forecasting Bank Deposits [184]
9 The Adaptive-Expectations Formulation [202]
10 Bank Earnings, Costs, and Rates of Return [213]
11 Some Prescriptive Conclusions for Improving Commercial Bank Earnings [231]
12 Bank Behavior and Macroeconomic Credit Flows [250]
Postscript [285]
Selected Bibliography [289]
Index [297]