W. Blake Marsh
Blake Marsh is an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He joined the Banking Research department in July 2016. His research areas are commercial bank regulation and financial intermediation. His current research examines commercial real estate lending, syndicated corporate lending, and financial innovation. Mr. Marsh holds a B.A. in economics from The George Washington University and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from American University. He previously held positions at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and in the mortgage industry.
Professional Journals and Books
- "Assessing Targeted Macroprudential Financial Regulation: The Case of the 2006 Commercial Real Estate Guidance for Banks"
with William F. Bassett, 2017. Journal of Financial Stability, 30, pp. 209-228.
Economic Review Articles
- "Corporate Leverage and Investment"
with David Rodziewicz and Karna Chelluri, Volume 105, No. 1
- "Bank Financial Restatements and Market Discipline"
with Raluca A. Roman, Second Quarter 2018
- "Do Adverse Oil Price Shocks Change Loan Contract Terms for Energy Firms?"
with Rajdeep Sengupta and David Rodziewicz, Fourth Quarter 2017
- "Banking on Distributed Ledger Technology: Can It Help Banks Address Financial Inclusion?"
with Jesse Leigh Maniff, Third Quarter 2017
Economic Bulletin (formerly "The Macro Bulletin")
- "Understanding the Recent Rise in Municipal Bond Yields"
with Huixin Bi, Jacob Dice, and Chaitri Gulati, May 2020
- "How Have Banks Responded to Declining Reserve Balances?"
with Rajdeep Sengupta, August 2019
- "What's Driving Leveraged Loan Spreads?"
with Seung Jung Lee, February 2019
- "Trends in the Labor Share Post-2000"
with Didem Tuzemen and Thao Tran, December 2018