Christoffer Koch | Economist


 

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Senior Research Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (2016 - present)

Research Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (2011 - 2016)

D.Phil. Economics - University of Oxford (2011)

M.Phil. Economics - University of Oxford (2007)

M.A. (hons) Economics - University of St. Andrews (2005)


Publications

Why Does the FDIC Sue?

  with Ken Okamura, Journal of Corporate Finance.

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Big Banks, Idiosyncratic Volatility, and Systemic Risk

  with Ricardo T. Fernholz, American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, Volume 107, Number 5, May 2017, pp. 603-607.

Heterogeneous Bank Lending Responses to Monetary Policy: New Evidence from a Real-Time Identification

  with John C. Bluedorn and Christopher Bowdler, International Journal of Central Banking, Volume 13, Number 1, February 2017, pp. 95-149.

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Economic Policy Uncertainty and the Credit Channel: Aggregate and Bank Level U.S. Evidence over Several Decades

  with Michael D. Bordo and John V. Duca, Journal of Financial Stability, Volume 26, October 2016, pp. 90-116.

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Bank Leverage and Regulatory Regimes: Evidence from the Great Depression and Great Recession

  with Gary G. Richardson and Patrick Van Horn, American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, Volume 106, Number 5, May 2016, pp. 538-42.

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Deposit Interest Rate Ceilings as Credit Supply Shifters: Bank Level Evidence on the Effects of Regulation Q

  Journal of Banking and Finance, Volume 61, December 2015, pp. 316–26.

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Firm Growth and Firm Size

  with Christian Helmers and Mark Rogers, Applied Economics Letters, 2010, Volume 17, Number 16, pages 1547-1550.


Ongoing Research

The Rank Effect for Commodities

  with Ricardo T. Fernholz, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Working Paper 1607, under review.

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Why Are Big Banks Getting Bigger?

  with Ricardo T. Fernholz, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Working Paper 1604, under review.

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Federal Reserve Publications

·         Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Economic Letter, Vol. 12, No. 8, 2017: Impact of Macroeconomic Announcements Changed After the Zero Lower Bound

·         Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Economic Letter, Vol. 12, No. 7, 2017: Bank Asset Concentration Not Necessarily Cause for Worry

·         Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Financial Insights Vol. 6, No. 2, 2017: Blockchain Disrupting Traditional Records Systems

·         Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Financial Insights Vol. 4, No. 4, 2015: Too Small to Succeed? Community Banks in a New Regulatory Environment

·         Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Economic Letter, Vol. 10, No. 9, 2015: Liquidity Mismatch Helps Predict Bank Failure and Distress

·         Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Economic Letter, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2014: Weakly Capitalized Banks Slowed Lending Recovery After Recession

·         Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Annual Report, 2012: Regulatory Burden Rising

·         Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas National Economic Update, January 2012: Effects of Debt-Ceiling Scare and Euro Crisis Appear Temporary

·         Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas National Economic Update, December 2011: News Is Positive at Home, but Europe Looms


Current Teaching

·         Southern Methodist University ECO 5375 – Forecasting