Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Robert Moore is a vice president in the Financial Industry Studies Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, where he has worked since 1991. From 1987 to 1991, he was an assistant professor of economics at Tulane University. He has written numerous articles on banking and financial markets.
Moore received a BA in economics from the University of Missouri at Columbia, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He also holds a PhD in economics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
- PhD, (Economics) University of Wisconsin–Madison, December 1987
- MS, (Economics) University of Wisconsin–Madison, May 1986
- BA, (Economics) University of Missouri–Columbia, August 1982
- Phi Beta Kappa, University of Missouri–Columbia
- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Financial Industry Studies Department
- Vice President, January 2014–present
- Assistant Vice President, April 2012–December 2013
- Research Officer, January 2008–April 2012
- Senior Economist and Policy Advisor, January 1996–December 2007
- Senior Economist, July 1991–December 1995
- Tulane University, Department of Economics
- Assistant Professor, Fall 1988–Summer 1991
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Fall 1987–Spring 1988
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Publications
- “Has the Housing Boom Increased Mortgage Risk?” with Jeffery W. Gunther, Southwest Economy, September/October 2005.
- “Small Banks’ Competitors Loom Large,” with Jeffery W. Gunther, Southwest Economy, January/February 2004.
- “Auditing the Auditors: Oversight or Overkill?” with Jeffery W. Gunther, Economic and Financial Policy Review, Volume 1, Number 5, 2002.
- “Can the Stock Market Tell Bank Supervisors Anything They Don’t Already Know?” with Jeffery W. Gunther and Mark E. Levonian, Economic and Financial Review, Second Quarter 2001.
- “Banks as Real Estate Brokers—Letting Free Enterprise Work,” with Karen Couch and Robert Mahalik, Southwest Economy, May/June 2001.
- “Financial Statements and Reality: Do Troubled Banks Tell All?” with Jeffery W. Gunther, Economic and Financial Review, Third Quarter 2000.
- “Concentration, Technology, and Market Power in Banking: Is Distance Dead?” Financial Industry Studies, December 1998.
- “Bank Mergers: Creating Value or Destroying Competition,” with Thomas F. Siems, Financial Industry Issues, Third Quarter 1998.
- “New Banks: Why Enter When Others Exit?” with Edward C. Skelton, Financial Industry Issues, First Quarter 1998.
- “Government Guarantees and Banking: Evidence from the Mexican Peso Crisis,” Financial Industry Studies, December 1997.
- “Banking’s Merger Fervor: Survival of the Fittest?” Financial Industry Studies, December 1996.
- “Has Consumer Credit Growth Jeopardized Bank Profits?” Financial Industry Issues, First Quarter 1996.
- “Does Geographic Liberalization Really Hurt Small Banks?” Financial Industry Studies, December 1995.
- “Financial Shakeouts Slow Erosion of Small Bank Market Share,” Financial Industry Issues, Second Quarter 1995.
- “Have Small Banks Been Caught Off-Balance?” with Karen Couch, Financial Industry Studies, December 1994.
- “Banking Panics and the Creation of the Federal Reserve System,” with Jeffery W. Gunther, Economic Study Guide, Fall 1994.
- “The Government Budget Deficit and the Banking System: The Case of Mexico,” Financial Industry Studies, October 1993.
- “Governments, Deficits and Banking,” with Genie D. Short and Jeffery W. Gunther, Financial Industry Issues, Second Quarter 1993.
- “The Role of Bank Capital in Bank Loan Growth: Can the Market Tell Us Anything that Accountants Don't?” Financial Industry Studies, December 1992.
- “Mexico Offers Banking Opportunities,” with Jeffery W. Gunther, Financial Industry Issues, Fourth Quarter 1992.
- “Credit Crunch Concerns Linger as Banking Industry Improves,” with Linda M. Hooks, Financial Industry Issues, Second Quarter 1992.
- “Brokered Deposits: Determinants and Implications for Thrift Institutions,” Financial Industry Studies, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, December 1991.
Professional Journal Publications
- “Early Warning Models in Real Time,” with Jeffery W. Gunther, Journal of Banking and Finance, October 2003.
- “Loss Underreporting and the Auditing Role of Bank Exams,” with Jeffery W. Gunther, Journal of Financial Intermediation, April 2003.
- “Mexican Banks and the 1994 Peso Crisis: The Importance of Initial Conditions,” with Jeffery W. Gunther and Genie D. Short, The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Fall 1996.
- “Crédito y Actividad Económica en México,” with Jeffery W. Gunther, Economía Mexicana, December 1993.
- “Asymmetric Information, Repeated Lending, and Capital Structure,” Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, August 1993.
- “When Does Financial Liberalization Make Banks Risky? An Empirical Examination of Argentina, Canada, and Mexico,” with William C. Gruben and Jahyeong Koo, Research in Financial Services: Private and Public Policy vol. 14, JAI/Elsevier Science, 2002.
Trade Journal Publications
- “Small Banks Far From Thriving, Partly Because of Credit Unions,” with Jeffery W. Gunther, American Banker, August 20, 2004.
- “Have Small Banks Been Caught Off-Balance?” with Karen Couch, The Zenshinren Report, April 1995.
- “Banking North of the Border: A Profile of the U.S. Banking Industry,” with Santos Flores and Genie D. Short, Capital, October 1994.
- “Actividad Macroeconómica y Condiciones del Crédito en México,” with Jeffery W. Gunther, Revista Bimestral de la Comisión Nacional Bancaria, November/December 1993.
- “Deficit Reduction and Financial Liberalization: A Mexican Triumph,” with Genie D. Short and Jeffery W. Gunther, Mexican Business Review, October 1993.
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