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A MULTIVARIATE STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF PROBLEM BANKS

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  • Joseph F. Sinkey Jr.

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    • Financial Economist, Economic Research Unit, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The views expressed in this paper are the responsibility of the author and in no way represent a policy determination endorsed by the FDIC. I thank Robert A. Eisenbeis for his constant and generous help in the preparation of this paper; William D. O'Brien for his research and computer-programming assistance; and Edward J. Kane and especially Edward I. Altman for their helpful comments. This is a revised version of a paper presented by the author at the American Statistical Association meetings in New York, December, 1973. Parts of an earlier version of this paper appear in the 1973 Proceedings Volume of the ASA and are reproduced here with the permission of the Association.

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