James A. Kahn

Yeshiva University

500 West 185th Street

New York, NY 10033

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

What Drives Housing Prices?

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 345
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Sep 2008
James A. Kahn
Yeshiva University
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housing prices, residential investment, productivity growth

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Tariffs and the Great Depression Revisited

FRB NY Staff Report No. 172
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Mar 2006
Mario J. Crucini and James A. Kahn
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Yeshiva University
Downloads 256 (167,730)
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tariffs, Great Depression, Smoot-Hawley

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What Inventory Behavior Tells Us About Business Cycles

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 92
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Oct 2006
Mark Bils and James A. Kahn
University of Rochester - Department of Economics and Yeshiva University
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What Inventory Behavior Tells Us About Business Cycles

NBER Working Paper No. w7310
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2022
Mark Bils and James A. Kahn
University of Rochester - Department of Economics and Yeshiva University
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The Design of Bank Loan Contracts, Collateral, and Renegotiation

NBER Working Paper No. w4273
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2021
Gary B. Gorton and James A. Kahn
Yale School of Management and Yeshiva University
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The Design of Bank Loan Contracts, Collateral, and Renegotiation

Rodney L. White Center Working Paper No. 02-96
Posted: 28 Jun 1998
Gary B. Gorton and James A. Kahn
Yale School of Management and Yeshiva University

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Can We Determine the Optimal Size of Government?

Cato Institute Development Policy Briefing, No. 7, 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2013
James A. Kahn
Yeshiva University
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U.S. government size, U.S. government spending, big government, GDP, economic crisis, economic growth, wasteful government expenditures

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Tracking Productivity in Real Time

Current Issues in Economics and Finance, Vol. 12, No. 8, November 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Dec 2006
James A. Kahn and Robert W. Rich
Yeshiva University and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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productivity, economic growth, factor model, regime switching

Interpreting the Great Moderation: Changes in the Volatility of Economic Activity at the Macro and Micro Levels

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 334
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Jul 2008
Steven J. Davis and James A. Kahn
University of Chicago and Yeshiva University
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Great Moderation, inventories, monetary policy, volatility

Interpreting the Great Moderation: Changes in the Volatility of Economic Activity at the Macro and Micro Levels

NBER Working Paper No. w14048
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 22 May 2022
Steven J. Davis and James A. Kahn
University of Chicago and Yeshiva University
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On the Causes of the Increased Stability of the U.S. Economy

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 8, No. 1, May 2002
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Yeshiva University, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Banco de España
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output volatility, inventory(ies), monetary policy, economic stability, information technology

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Productivity Swings and Housing Prices

Current Issues in Economics and Finance, Vol. 15, No. 3, July 2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Jul 2009
James A. Kahn
Yeshiva University
Downloads 111 (338,575)
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house prices, productivity growth , residential investment, household income

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Has Inventory Volatility Returned? A Look at the Current Cycle

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Mar 2005
James A. Kahn and Margaret Mary McConnell
Yeshiva University and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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inventories, recession, business cycles

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Tracking the New Economy: Using Growth Theory to Detect Changes in Trend Productivity

Staff Report No. 159
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Mar 2006
James A. Kahn and Robert W. Rich
Yeshiva University and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Downloads 92 (382,482)
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productivity growth, regime-switching, neoclassical growth model, factor model

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Explaining the Gap between New Home Sales and Inventories

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 May 2005
James A. Kahn
Yeshiva University
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housing, residential construction, inventories

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Durable Goods Inventories and the Great Moderation

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 325
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 May 2008
James A. Kahn
Yeshiva University
Downloads 76 (428,276)
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Great Moderation, inventories, volatility

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The Production Impact of 'Cash-for-Clunkers': Implications for Stabilization Policy

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 503
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Jul 2011
Adam M. Copeland and James A. Kahn
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Yeshiva University
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Cash-for-Clunkers, automobiles, stimulus

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Skilled Labor-Augmenting Technical Progress in U.S. Manufacturing

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 47
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Oct 2006
James A. Kahn and Jong-Soo Lim
Yeshiva University and Kwangwoon University - Department of International Trade
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Exchange Rate Pass-Through, Markups, and Inventories

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 584
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Dec 2012
Adam M. Copeland and James A. Kahn
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Yeshiva University
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exchange rate passthrough, motor vehicles, inventories

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The Impact of Credit Risk Mispricing on Mortgage Lending During the Subprime Boom

FEDS Working Paper No. 2019-46
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2019
James A. Kahn and Benjamin S. Kay
Yeshiva University and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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The Impact of Credit Risk Mispricing on Mortgage Lending During the Subprime Boom

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Apr 2019
James A. Kahn and Benjamin S. Kay
Yeshiva University and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Financial Crisis, Mortgage Insurance, Housing Finance, Default Risk

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Skilled Labor-Augmenting Technical Progress in U. S. Manufacturing

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 113, No. 4, 1998
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Aug 2015
James A. Kahn and Jong-Soo Lim
Yeshiva University and Kwangwoon University - Department of International Trade
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Finite Horizons, Political Economy, and Growth

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 102
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Oct 2006
James A. Kahn and Jong-Soo Lim
Yeshiva University and Kwangwoon University - Department of International Trade
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Finite Horizons, Political Economy, and Growth

Review of Economic Dynamics, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 1-25, 2001
Posted: 17 Aug 2005
James A. Kahn
Yeshiva University

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Political economy, growth, political instability, human capital

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The Production Impact of 'Cash‐For‐Clunkers': Implications for Stabilization Policy

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 51, Issue 1, pp. 288-303, 2013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
Adam M. Copeland and James A. Kahn
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Yeshiva University
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The Design of Bank Loan Contracts

Posted: 26 Jan 2000
Gary B. Gorton and James A. Kahn
Yale School of Management and Yeshiva University

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