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Steven A. Sharpe

Assistant Director

Program Direction Section

Research and Statistics


steve.a.sharpe@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, Stanford University, 1986
  • B.A., Economics, Mathematics, University of Illinois, 1981
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 1986 - present
    • Senior Advisor

      Office of Economic Policy, Treasury Department

    • 2008 - 2009
  • Sharpe, Steven Alan, and Gustavo A. Suarez (2013). "Do CFOs Think Investment is Sensitive to Interest Rules?" FEDS Notes 2013-09-26. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Amromin, Gene, and Steven A. Sharpe (2014). "From the Horse's Mouth: Economic Conditions and Investor Expectations of Risk and Return," Management Science, vol. 60, no. 4, pp. 845-866.
  • Sharpe, Steven Alan, and Gustavo A. Suarez (2013). "The Insensitivity of Investment to Interest Rates: Evidence from a Survey of CFOs," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2014-02. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Campbell, Sean D., and Steven A. Sharpe (2009). "Anchoring Bias in Consensus Forecasts and its Effect on Market Prices," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 369-390.
  • Amromin, Gene, Paul Harrison, and Steven Sharpe (2008). "How did the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut Affect Stock Prices?" Financial Management, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 625-646.
  • Coronado, Julia, Olivia S. Mitchell, Steven A. Sharpe, and S. Blake Nesbitt (2008). "Footnotes Aren't enough: The Impact of Pension Accounting on Stock Values," Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 257-276.
  • Covitz, Daniel, and Steven A. Sharpe (2005). "Do Nonfinancial Firms use Interest Rate Derivatives to Hedge?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2005-39. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Sharpe, Steve A. (2005). "How does the Market Interpret Analystsí Long-Term Growth Forecasts?" Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 147-166.
  • Coronado, Julia Lynn, and Steven A. Sharpe (2003). "Did Pension Plan Accounting Contribute to a Stock Market Bubble?" Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, no. 1, pp. 323-359.
  • Downing, Chris, and Steve Sharpe (2003). "Getting Bad News Out Early: Does it really Help Stock Prices?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2003-58. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Sharpe, Steven A. (2002). "Reexamining Stock Valuation and Inflation: The Implications of Analysts' Earnings Forecasts," Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 84, no. 4, pp. 632-648.
  • Carey, Mark, Mitch Post, and Steven A. Sharpe (2001). "Does Corporate Lending by Banks and Finance Companies Differ? Evidence on Specialization in Private Debt Contracting," in Brennan, Michael,J. ed., Empirical Corporate Finance, Vol. 3. Williston, Vt.: Elgar; distributed by American International Distribution Corporation, pp. 548-581.
  • Sharpe, Steven A. (2001). "Review of: Dodging Bullets: Changing U.S. Corporate Capital Structure in the 1980s and 1990s," Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 918-920.
  • Sharpe, Steven A., and Hien H. Nguyen (2001). "Capital Market Imperfections and the Incentive to Lease," in Brennan, Michael,J. ed., Empirical Corporate Finance, Vol. 3. Williston, Vt.: Elgar; distributed by American International Distribution Corporation, pp. 613-636.
  • Liang, J. Nellie, and Steven A. Sharpe (1999). "Share Repurchases and Employee Stock Options and their Implications for S&P 500 Share Retirements and Expected Returns," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 1999-59. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Carey, Mark, Mitch Post, and Steven A. Sharpe (1998). "Does Corporate Lending by Banks and Finance Companies Differ? Evidence on Specialization in Private Debt Contracting," Journal of Finance, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 845-878.
  • Calomiris, Charles W., Athanasios Orphanides, and Steven A. Sharpe (1997). "Leverage as a State Variable for Employment, Inventory Accumulation and Fixed Investment," in Capie, Forrest, Geoffrey Wood E. eds., Asset Prices and the Real Economy. London: Macmillan Press, pp. 169-193.
  • Sharpe, Steven A. (1997). "The Effect of Consumer Switching Costs on Prices: A Theory and its Application to the Bank Deposit Market," Review of Industrial Organization, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 79-94.
  • Fenn, George W., Mitch Post, and Steven A. Sharpe (1996). "Debt Maturity and the use of Interest Rate Derivatives by Non-Financial Firms," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 96-36. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Neumark, David, and Steven A. Sharpe (1996). "Rents and Quasi Rents in the Wage Structure: Evidence from Hostile Takeovers," Industrial Relations, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 145-179.
  • Sharpe, Steven A. (1995). "Bank Capitalization, Regulation, and the Credit Crunch: A Critical Review of the Research Findings," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 95-20. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Sharpe, Steven A., and Hien H. Nguyen (1995). "Capital Market Imperfections and the Incentive to Lease," Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 39, no. 2-3, pp. 271-294.
  • Calomiris, Charles W., Athanasios Orphanides, and Steven A. Sharpe (1994). "Leverage as a State Variable for Employment, Inventory Accumulation, and Fixed Investment," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 94-24. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Calomiris, Charles W., Athanasios Orphanides, and Steven A. Sharpe (1994). "Leverage as a State Variable for Employment, Inventory Accumulation, andFixed Investment," NBER Working Papers 4800. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Neumark, David, and Steven A. Sharpe (1994). "Rents and Quasi-Rents in the Wage Structure: Evidence from Hostile Takeovers," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 94-6. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Passmore, Wayne, and Steven A. Sharpe (1994). "Optimal Bank Portfolios and the Credit Crunch," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 94-19. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Sharpe, Steven A. (1994). "Financial Market Imperfections, Firm Leverage, and the Cyclicality of Employment," American Economic Review, vol. 84, no. 4, pp. 1060-1074.
  • Sharpe, Steven A., and Hien H. Nguyen (1994). "Capital Market Imperfections and the Incentive to Lease," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 94-5. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Neumark, David, and Steven A. Sharpe (1992). "Market Structure and the Nature of Price Rigidity: Evidence from the Market for Consumer Deposits," Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol. 107, no. 2, pp. 657-680.
  • Kupiec, Paul H., and Steven A. Sharpe (1991). "Animal Spirits, Margin Requirements, and Stock Price Volatility," Journal of Finance, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 717-731.
  • Sharpe, Steven A. (1991). "Credit Rationing, Concessionary Lending, and Debt Maturity," Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 581-604.
  • Diebold, Francis X., and Steven A. Sharpe (1990). "Post-Deregulation Bank-Deposit-Rate Pricing: The Multivariate Dynamics," Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 281-291.
  • Sharpe, Steven A. (1990). "Asymmetric Information, Bank Lending, and Implicit Contracts: A Stylized Model of Customer Relationships," Journal of Finance, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 1069-1087.
  • Sharpe, Steven A. (1987). "Price Rigidity in Imperfectly Competitive Markets: A Survey of Theoretical Approaches," Special Studies Papers 203. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Sharpe, Steven A. (1986). "Experience Goods, Customer Loyalty, and Sticky Prices in a Dynamic Market," Special Studies Papers 202. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
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