• Bank deregulation and relative wages in finance 

      Boustanifar, Hamid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Rising wages in the finance industry has been a source of debate and are usually liked to financial deregulations. Exploiting the cross-state and over-time variation in the timing of US bank deregulations, this paper ...
    • Finance and employment: evidence from U.S. banking reforms 

      Boustanifar, Hamid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Economic theory offers competing hypotheses about how the cost and availability of finance influence labor market outcomes. Making use of the U.S. banking reforms between the 1970s and the 1990s as a quasi-natural experiment, ...
    • Information acquisition, foreign bank entry, and credit allocation 

      Boustanifar, Hamid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      This paper presents a theoretical framework to understand the impact of foreign bank entry on the access to and the price of credit for different types of firms. A major point of departure from the previous literature is ...
    • Wages and Human Capital in Finance: International Evidence, 1970-2011 

      Boustanifar, Hamid; Grant, Everett; Reshef, Ariell (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      We study the allocation and compensation of human capital in the finance industry in a set of developed economies in 1970–2011. Finance relative wages generally increase—but not in all countries, and to varying degrees. ...