Javed I. Ahmed




Research areas


Banking and financial institutions, entrepreneurial finance, household finance


Working papers


Competition in lending and credit ratings [Link]

Made poorer by choice: Dispersion of risk in investment-based social security (with Brad Barber and Terry Odean) [Link]

Skill and corporate acquirer fees [Link]


Other work in progress


Bank structure and local financial stability: evidence from branch failures

Size effect and corporate borrowing across industries

Strategic default risk in mortgage-backed securities


Contact information


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