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Fed Chair Yellen Will Open 2017 Fed/CSBS Community Banking Research Conference

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will give opening remarks at the fifth annual Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference that will be held Oct. 4-5, 2017, at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

The conference, hosted by the Federal Reserve System and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS), brings together community bankers, academics, policymakers, and bank supervisors from across the country to discuss the latest academic research on community banking, as well as important policy issues facing the sector.

The Use of Evaluations in a Prudent Risk Management Framework for Real Estate Lending

An institution that wants to expand or underpin real estate lending activities with strong risk management should not move away from including evaluations.

Washington University Lifelong Learning Institute Presentation

BS&R Executive Vice President Julie Stackhouse gave a presentation to Washington University’s Lifelong Learning Institute on the “Implications of the Dodd-Frank Act on Too Big to Fail.” View the presentation slides.

Community Bank Research – Community Bank Interest Income Should Rise as Economy Recovers

Research by Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City economists Charles S. Morris and Kristen Regeher suggests that as monetary policy normalizes and the economy recovers, community bank net interest income should be expected to rise toward pre-recession levels.