Department of Economics
205C New Jersey Hall
Rutgers University
75 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Research and Recent Papers


In the News
Wall Street Journal featured research by Hughes, Jagtiani, and Mester on the financial performance of community banks and their small business lending.

Hughes speaks at the Minneapolis Fed's Ending Too Big To Fail Symposium

Research on breaking up large banks by Hughes and Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester
Joseph Hughes discussed the costs of breaking up big banks as a member of a panel at the Ending Too Big To Fail Symposium of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis on April 4, 2016: Listen to his speech. 

Ben Bernanke cites their work in his blog.
Bernanke's blog discussed his speech at the second symposium on Ending Too Big To Fail at the Minneapolis Fed and cited the paper of Hughes and Mester, "The Future of Large, Internationally Active Banks: Does Scale Define the Winners?"