Matías Vieyra is a Senior Economist in the Financial Stability Department at the Bank of Canada. His research interests are macroeconomics, monetary economics, and heterogeneous-agent models. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from University of California, Los Angeles.

Staff working papers

A Q-Theory of Banks

Using stock market data on banks, we show that the book value of loans recognizes losses with a delay. This delayed accounting is important for regulation because the requirements regulators impose are based on book values.

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