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Robert M. Adams

Senior Economist

Financial Structure Section

Research and Statistics


robert.m.adams@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Econometrics, Rice University, 1997
  • M.A., Economics, Georg August Universitaet, 1992
  • B.A., Economics, German, University of California - Berkeley, 1989
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2000 - present
    • Economist

      U.S. Department of Justice

    • 1997 - 2000
  • Adams, Robert M. (2012). "Consolidation and Merger Activity in the United States Banking Industry from 2000 through 2010," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2012-51. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Adams, Robert M., and Dean F. Amel (Forthcoming). "Market Structure and the Pass-through of the Federal Funds Rate," Journal of Banking and Finance.
  • Adams, Robert M., and Timothy H. Hannan (forthcoming). "Consumer Switching Costs and Firm Pricing: Evidence from Bank Pricing of Deposit Accounts," Journal of industrial economics.
  • Adams, Robert M. (2009). "Which Credit Unions are Acquired? A Comment," Journal of Financial Services Research, vol. 36, no. 2-3, pp. 253-254.
  • Adams, Robert M., Richard L. Johnson, and Steven J. Pilloff (2009). "Market Structure After Horizontal Mergers: Evidence from the Banking Industry," Review of Industrial Organization, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 217-231.
  • Adams, Robert M., and Dean F. Amel (2007). "The Effects of Past Entry, Market Consolidation, and Expansion by Incumbents on the Probability of Entry," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2007-51. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Adams, Robert M., Kenneth P. Brevoort, and Elizabeth K. Kiser (2007). "Who Competes with Whom? the Case of Depository Institutions," Journal of Industrial Economics, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 141-167.
  • Adams, Robert M., Paul W. Bauer, and Robin C. Sickles (2004). "Scale Economies, Scope Economies, and Technical Change in Federal Reserve Payment Processing," Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 943-958.
  • Adams, Robert M., Lars-Hendrik Roller, and Robin C. Sickles (2002). "Market Power in Outputs and Inputs: An Empirical Application to Banking," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2002-52. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Adams, Robert M., Allen N. Berger, and Robin C. Sickles (1999). "Semiparametric Approaches to Stochastic Panel Frontiers with Applications in the Banking Industry," Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 349-358.
  • Adams, Robert M., Allen N. Berger, and Robin C. Sickles (1997). "Computation and Inference in Semiparametric Efficient Estimation," in Amman, Hans, Berc Rustem and Andrew Whinston eds., Computational Approaches to Economic Problems. Boston; Dordrecht and London: Kluwer Academic, pp. 57-70.
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