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1.

The Theory of Life-Cycle Saving and Investing

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 07-3
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics, Research Affiliates and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Selection into Financial Literacy Programs: Evidence from a Field Study

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 07-5
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Dec 2007
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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3.

Effective Labor Regulation and Microeconomic Flexibility

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1480, MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 04-30, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 893, FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 04-6
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and University of Chile

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Pension Accounting and Corporate Earnings: the World According to Gaap

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 06-2
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Consumer Behavior and Payment Choice: 2006 Conference Summary

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 07-4
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 23 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 353
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Do Households Benefit from Financial Deregulation and Innovation? The Case of the Mortgage Market

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Paper Series Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 06-6, Hudson Institute Research Paper No. 06-07
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Princeton University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department

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The Boston Fed Study of Consumer Behavior and Payment Choice: A Survey of Federal Reserve System Employees

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 07-1
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 25 Apr 2007
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 288
8.

Optimal Retirement Asset Decumulation Strategies: The Impact of Housing Wealth

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 07-2
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 May 2007
Working Paper Series
Renmin University of China - Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance and School of Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 279
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Mobile Payments in the United States at Retail Point of Sale: Current Market and Future Prospects

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 10-2
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 May 2010
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 268
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Tips Scorecard: Are Tips Accomplishing What They Were Supposed to Accomplish? Can They Be Improved?

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 09-8
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 253
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Reasonable People did Disagree: Optimism and Pessimism About the U.S. Housing Market Before the Crash

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 10-5
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 252
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Consumer Behavior and Payment Choice: a Conference Summary

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 06-1
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 238
13.

The 2008 Survey of Consumer Payment Choice

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 28 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 05 May 2010
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, University of Southern California, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 220
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Subprime Mortgages, Foreclosures, and Urban Neighborhoods

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 08-6
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department

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Why Don't Lenders Renegotiate More Home Mortgages? Redefaults, Self-Cures, and Securitization

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 09-4, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Working Paper 2009-17
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 30 May 2015
Working Paper Series
Duke University, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department

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Economic Policy and Prospects in Iraq

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 04-1
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, RAND Economics Group, Government of the United States of America - Department of the Treasury and Bank of England
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17.

Is Poland the Next Spain?

FRB of Boston Public Policy Paper No. 04-8
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics (LSE)

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Downloads 163
18.

Reducing Foreclosures

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 09-2
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 163
19.

Managing the Risk in Pension Plans and Recent Pension Reforms

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 06-7
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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20.

Who Gains and Who Loses from Credit Card Payments? Theory and Calibrations

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 10-3
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department, Independent and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 153
21.

Summary of the Workshop on Consumer Behavior and Payment Choice

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 08-5
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 150
22.

Educational Opportunity and Income Inequality

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 04-5
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department

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23.

Social Dynamics of Obesity

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 06-5, Center on Social and Economic Dynamics Working Paper No. 40
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Oct 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Florida State University - Department of Economics

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Alternative Measures of the Federal Reserve Banks' Cost of Equity Capital

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 05-2
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

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Person-to-Person Electronic Funds Transfers: Recent Developments and Policy Issues

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 10-1
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
Independent
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26.

Making Sense of the Subprime Crisis

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 09-1
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 13 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department

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Collateralized Borrowing And Life-Cycle Portfolio Choice

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 06-4, AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and University of Zurich

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Eyes on the Prize: How Did the Fed Respond to the Stock Market?

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 04-2
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 108
29.

Financial Development, Financial Constraints, and the Volatility of Industrial Output

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 04-6
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
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$1.25 Trillion is Still Real Money: Some Facts About the Effects of the Federal Reserve’s Mortgage Market Investments

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 10-4
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Did Easy Credit Lead to Overspending? Home Equity Borrowing and Household Behavior in the Early 2000s

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 09-7
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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32.

Do Bank Mergers Affect Federal Reserve Check Volume?

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 04-7
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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33.

Interstate Fiscal Disparity in State Fiscal Year 1999

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 04-9
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 06 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Independent Author

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34.

Wives' Work and Family Income Mobility

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 04-3
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Why Does Unemployment Hurt the Employed? Evidence from the Life Satisfaction Gap between the Public and Private Sectors

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 08-1 SOEPPaper No. 106
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Lucerne, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
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36.

A Profile of the Mortgage Crisis in a Low-and-Moderate-Income Community

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 10-6
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
Mortgage Bankers Association, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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37.

The Credit CARD Act of 2009: What Did Banks Do?

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 13-7
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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38.

Oil and the Macroeconomy in a Changing World: A Conference Summary

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 11-3
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Risk Bearing, Implicit Financial Services, and Specialization in the Financial Industry

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 06-3
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics

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Reviving Mortgage Securitization: Lessons from the Brady Plan and Duration Analysis

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 09-3
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
JP Morgan and Brandeis University
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Impending U.S. Spending Bust? The Role of Housing Wealth as Borrowing Collateral

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 09-9
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 09 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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42.

Lifecycle Prices and Production

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 05-3
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Princeton University and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Adopting, Using, and Discarding Paper and Electronic Payment Instruments: Variation by Age and Race

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 11-2
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School

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Massachusetts Business Taxes: Unfair? Inadequate? Uncompetitive?

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 04-4
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Social Security and Unsecured Debt

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 04-10
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department

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Collective Decisions in Asset Titling

Universidad del Rosario Facultad de Economia Borradores de Investigacion No. 90
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Apr 2007
Working Paper Series
Universidad Tecnologica de Bolivar Department of Finance and International Business - Instituto de Estudios para el Desarrollo (IDE)
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47.

The Supplemental Security Income Program and Welfare Reform

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 12-3
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Jun 2013
Working Paper Series
Williams College - Department of Economics
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48.

Reinvigorating Springfield’s Economy: Lessons from Resurgent Cities

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 09-6
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 09 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Changes in U.S. Household Balance Sheet Behavior after the Housing Bust and Great Recession: Evidence from Panel Data

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 13-6
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Jobs in Springfield, Massachusetts: Understanding and Remedying the Causes of Low Resident Employment Rates

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 09-11
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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