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Nathan Foley-Fisher

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, London School of Economics, 2011
  • B.Sc., Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, London School of Economics, 2004
Current Research Topics
  • Non-bank financial intermediaries
  • Sovereign debt
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2011 - present
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan, Borghan Narajabad, and Stephane Verani (2019). "Assessing the size of the risks posed by life insurers' nontraditional liabilities," FEDS Notes. Washington: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 28, 2019, https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2358.
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan, Stefan Gissler, and Stéphane Verani (2019). "Over-the-Counter Market Liquidity and Securities Lending," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2019-011. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan, Borghan Narajabad, and Stephane Verani (2016). "Securities Lending as Wholesale Funding: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry," NBER Working Papers 22774. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan, Rodney Ramcharan, and Edison Yu (2016). "The Impact of Unconventional Monetary Policy on Firm Financing Constraints: Evidence from the Maturity Extension Program," Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 122, no. 2, pp. 409-429.
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan, and Eoin McLaughlin (2016). "Sovereign Debt Guarantees and Default: Lessons From the UK and Ireland, 1920–1938," European Economic Review, vol. 87, pp. 272-286.
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan C., Ralf R. Meisenzahl, Borghan Narajabad, Maria G. Perozek, and Stephane H. Verani (2016). "Funding Agreement-Backed Securities in the Enhanced Financial Accounts," FEDS Notes 2016-08-05. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan, Borghan Narajabad, and Stephane Verani (2016). "Securities Lending as Wholesale Funding: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2016-050. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan, and Eoin McLaughlin (2016). "Capitalising on the Irish Land Question: Land Reform and State Banking in Ireland, 1891–1938," Financial History Review, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 71-109.
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan, Rodney Ramcharan, and Edison Yu (2016). "The Impact of Unconventional Monetary Policy on Firm Financing Constraints: Evidence from the Maturity Extension Program," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2016-025. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan, Borghan Narajabad, and Stéphane Verani (2015). "Self-fulfilling Runs: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-032. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan, Rodney Ramcharan, and Edison Yu (2015). "The Impact of Unconventional Monetary Policy on Firm Financing Constraints: Evidence from the Maturity Extension Program," Working Papers 15-30. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan, and Bernardo Guimaraes (2013). "U.S. Real Interest Rates and Default Risk in Emerging Economies," Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, vol. 45, no. 5, pp. 967-975.
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan (2012). "The Timing of Sovereign Defaults Over Electoral Terms," International Finance Discussion Papers 1047. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan, and Bernardo Guimaraes (2012). "U.S. Real Interest Rates and Default Risk in Emerging Economies," International Finance Discussion Papers 1051. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan, and Bernardo Guimaraes (2009). "US Real Interest Rates and Default Risk in Emerging Economies," CEP Discussion Paper 952. Centre for Economic Performance.
  • conference

    May 2019

    Macro Finance Society

    Self-fulfilling Runs: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry

  • conference

    June 2018

    Society for Economic Dynamics Annual Meeting

    Over-the-Counter Market Liquidity and Securities Lending

  • conference

    May 2018

    SFS Cavalcade North America

    Securities Lending as Wholesale Funding: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry

  • conference

    April 2018

    RED Fragmented Financial Markets Conference

    Over-the-Counter Market Liquidity and Securities Lending

  • conference

    April 2018

    Fixed Income and Financial Institutions Conference

    Securities Lending as Wholesale Funding: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry

  • conference

    January 2018

    Federal Reserve "Day-Ahead" Conference on Financial Markets and Institutions

    Over-the-Counter Market Liquidity and Securities Lending

  • conference

    August 2017

    American Risk and Insurance Association Annual Meeting

    Over-the-Counter Market Liquidity and Securities Lending

  • conference

    January 2017

    American Economic Association Annual Meeting

    Securities Lending as Wholesale Funding: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry

  • conference

    August 2016

    European Economic Association Annual Meeting

    Securities Lending as Wholesale Funding: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry

  • conference

    August 2016

    European Finance Association Annual Meeting

    Securities Lending as Wholesale Funding: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry

  • conference

    July 2016

    NBER Summer Institute

    Self-fulfilling Runs: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry

  • conference

    June 2016

    Society for Economic Dynamics Annual Meeting

    Self-fulfilling Runs: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry

  • conference

    May 2016

    NBER Conference on New Developments in Long-Term Asset Management

    Securities Lending as Wholesale Funding: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry

  • conference

    January 2016

    IBEFA Sessions at the American Economic Association Annual Meetings

    Self-fulfilling Runs: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry

  • conference

    October 2015

    Wharton Conference on Liquidity and Financial Crises

    Self-fulfilling Runs: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry

  • conference

    October 2015

    Becker-Friedman Institute Conference on Financial Regulation

    Self-fulfilling Runs: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry

  • conference

    August 2015

    European Economic Association Annual Meeting

    Self-fulfilling Runs: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry

  • conference

    May 2015

    Financial Intermediation Research Society Conference

    Self-fulfilling Runs: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry

  • conference

    May 2015

    Atlanta Fed/Emory University Workshop on Monetary and Financial History

    Sovereign Debt Guarantees and Default: Lessons from the UK and Ireland, 1920–1938

  • conference

    May 2015

    Royal Economic Society Conference

    Self-fulfilling Runs: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry

Awards
  • 2009

    RIEF IX Doctoral Meeting

    Best Conference Paper in International Finance

Referee
  • Journal of Banking and Finance
  • Journal of Development Economics
  • Fiscal Studies
  • Macroeconomic Dynamics
  • Review of Finance
  • Journal of Economic History
  • B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics
  • Management Science
  • Review of Financial Studies
  • Journal of Finance
Professional Affiliation
  • American Finance Association
  • IBEFA
  • European Economic Society
  • Royal Economic Society
Last update: June 3, 2019