Real activity forecasts using loan portfolio information

  title={Real activity forecasts using loan portfolio information},
  author={Urooj Khan and Bugra Ozel and David Aboody and Charles Calomiris and John Donaldson and Itay Goldstein and Emi Nakamura and Doron Nissim and Suresh Nallareddy and Dushyant Vyas},
Banks are important drivers of local economies as they provide capital to local businesses and households as loans. To make lending decisions and monitor the extended loans banks collect detailed and proprietary information about the financial prospects of their customers. Therefore, banks’ loan portfolios contain potentially useful information about… CONTINUE READING