Neil Bhutta

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20551

United States

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Payday Loan Choices and Consequences

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-30
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 09 May 2014
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Delaware
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Payday loans, consumer finance, subprime lending, credit scores, debt

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COVID-19, the CARES Act, and Families' Financial Security

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2020
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Emergency Savings, Unemployment Insurance, COVID, Coronavirus, Pandemic, Household Finance

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Do Minorities Pay More for Mortgages?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2020
Neil Bhutta and Aurel Hizmo
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Discrimination, Fair Lending, Mortgage, Points, Interest Rate, FHA, Consumer Protection, High-Cost Mortgage

Do Minorities Pay More for Mortgages?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 May 2020
Neil Bhutta and Aurel Hizmo
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Discrimination; Fair lending; Mortgage; Points; Interest rate; FHA; Consumer protection; High-cost mortgage

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Consumer Ruthlessness and Mortgage Default During the 2007 to 2009 Housing Bust

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2017
Neil Bhutta, Jane Dokko and Hui Shan
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Housing, mortgage default, negative equity, ruthless default, strategic default, underwater

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Interest Rates and Equity Extraction During the Housing Boom

Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 3
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
Neil Bhutta and Benjamin J. Keys
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department
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equity extraction, interest rates, monetary policy, credit constraints, mortgages, credit records, household finance

Paying Too Much? Borrower Sophistication and Overpayment in the US Mortgage Market

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 22 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2021
Neil Bhutta, Andreas Fuster and Aurel Hizmo
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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mortgages, household finance, interest rates, financial literacy, price dispersion

Paying Too Much? Borrower Sophistication and Overpayment in the Us Mortgage Market

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 29 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2021
Neil Bhutta, Andreas Fuster and Aurel Hizmo
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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The Effect of Interest Rates on Home Buying: Evidence from a Shock to Mortgage Insurance Premiums

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2019
Neil Bhutta and Daniel Ringo
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Interest rates, home buying, FHA, mortgages, mortgage insurance, credit rationing, debti to income, payment to income, regression discontinuity, monetary policy, stimulus

The Effect of Interest Rates on Home Buying: Evidence from a Discontinuity in Mortgage Insurance Premiums

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Sep 2017
Neil Bhutta and Daniel Ringo
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Mortgage Market Conditions and Borrower Outcomes: Evidence from the 2012 HMDA Data and Matched HMDA - Credit Record Data

Federal Reserve Bulletin, 2013, Vol. 99 No. 4
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2017
Neil Bhutta and Glenn B. Canner
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Mortgage lending, discrimination, subprime, Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), Qualified Mortgage

Mortgage Debt and Household Deleveraging: Accounting for the Decline in Mortgage Debt Using Consumer Credit Record Data

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 May 2012
Neil Bhutta
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Deleveraging, mortgages, mortgage default, household debt

Mortgage Debt and Household Deleveraging: Accounting for the Decline in Mortgage Debt Using Consumer Credit Record Data

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Mar 2012
Neil Bhutta
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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mortgage, household debt, deleveraging, mortgage default

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How Much Does Racial Bias Affect Mortgage Lending? Evidence from Human and Algorithmic Credit Decisions

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jul 2021
Neil Bhutta, Aurel Hizmo and Daniel Ringo
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Discrimination, mortgage lending, automated underwriting, credit score, fair lending

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The 2008 HMDA Data: The Mortgage Market During a Turbulent Year

Federal Reserve Bulletin
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2010
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The 2009 HMDA Data: The Mortgage Market During a Time of Low Interest Rates and Economic Distress

Federal Reserve Bulletin, December 2010
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2011
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mortgages, HMDA

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Payday Loans and Consumer Financial Health

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 May 2017
Neil Bhutta
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Payday Loans and Consumer Financial Health

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2014
Posted: 13 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2014
Neil Bhutta
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Payday loan, credit scores, credit records, fair lending, usury

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The 2014 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data

Federal Reserve Bulletin, Vol 101, No. 4, November 2015
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 May 2017 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2017
Neil Bhutta, Jack Popper and Daniel Ringo
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HMDA, mortgage, discrimination, Qualified Mortgage (QM), Ability to Repay Rule (ATR), large bank, nonbank, credit union, higher-priced mortgage, FHA, Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)

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Moral Hazard During the Housing Boom: Evidence from Private Mortgage Insurance

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Mar 2021
Neil Bhutta and Benjamin J. Keys
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department
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mortgage insurance, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, moral hazard, housing boom, Great Recession, risk-shifting

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Paying Too Much? Price Dispersion in the U.S. Mortgage Market

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 24 Aug 2020
Neil Bhutta, Andreas Fuster and Aurel Hizmo
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The Ins and Outs of Mortgage Debt During the Housing Boom and Bust

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Nov 2014
Neil Bhutta
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Mortgage debt, mortgage default, first-time homebuyer, credit supply

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Stress Testing Household Debt

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
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Delinquency, Household debt, Loan default, Stress testing

Stress Testing Household Debt

Journal of Credit Risk, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2020
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jan 2021
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loan default, stress test, household debt, delinquency, financial stability

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Residential Mortgage Lending in 2016: Evidence from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data

Federal Reserve Bulletin, Vol. 103, No. 6
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Mar 2018
Neil Bhutta, Steven Laufer and Daniel Ringo
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HMDA, mortgage, refinance, home purchase, HMDA coverage, minority lending, nonbank lenders

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Refinancing, Monetary Policy, and the Credit Cycle

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 12, pp. 67-93, 2020
Posted: 10 Dec 2020
Gene Amromin, Neil Bhutta and Benjamin J. Keys
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department

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Refinancing, Monetary Policy, and the Credit Cycle

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2021
Gene Amromin, Neil Bhutta and Benjamin J. Keys
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department
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GSE Activity and Mortgage Supply in Lower-Income and Minority Neighborhoods: The Effect of the Affordable Housing Goals

FEDS working Paper No. 2009-03
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Neil Bhutta
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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GSE, regression discontinuity, FHA, affordable housing goals, homeownership, subprime mortgage, underserved areas

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The 2013 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data

Federal Reserve Bulletin, November, 2014 (vol 100)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Dec 2018
Neil Bhutta and Daniel Ringo
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HMDA, mortgage, discrimination, higher-priced mortgage, FHA, Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), low and moderate income (LMI)

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Eyes Wide Shut? The Moral Hazard of Mortgage Insurers During the Housing Boom

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2021
Neil Bhutta and Benjamin J. Keys
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department
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Have Pandemic-Induced Declines in Home Listings Fueled House Price Growth?

Posted: 23 Aug 2021
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Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2016 to 2019: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances

Posted: 21 Oct 2020
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Disparities in Wealth by Race and Ethnicity in the 2019 Survey of Consumer Finances

Posted: 02 Oct 2020
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Money in the Bank? Assessing Families' Liquid Savings using the Survey of Consumer Finances

Posted: 27 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2020
Neil Bhutta and Lisa J. Dettling
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Are Rising Home Values Restraining Homebuying for Lower-Income Families?

FEDS Notes No. 2017-09-28-2 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2078
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Neil Bhutta, Steven Laufer and Daniel Ringo
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The Decline in Lending to Lower-Income Borrowers by the Biggest Banks

FEDS Notes No. 2017-09-28-1 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2077
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Neil Bhutta, Steven Laufer and Daniel Ringo
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Changing FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums and the Effects on Lending

FEDS Notes No. 2016-09-29-2 http://dx.doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.1843
Posted: 22 Oct 2016
Daniel Ringo and Neil Bhutta
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Credit Availability and the Decline in Mortgage Lending to Minorities after the Housing Boom

FEDS Notes No. 2016-09-29-1 http://dx.doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.1842
Posted: 22 Oct 2016
Daniel Ringo and Neil Bhutta
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Effects of the Ability to Repay and Qualified Mortgage Rules on the Mortgage Market

FEDS Notes No. 2015-12-29 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.1680
Posted: 31 Oct 2015
Neil Bhutta and Daniel Ringo
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The Ins and Outs of Mortgage Debt: An Update

FEDS Notes No. 2015-12-07 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.1669
Posted: 31 Oct 2015
Neil Bhutta
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Assessing the Community Reinvestment Act's Role in the Financial Crisis

FEDS Notes No. 2015-05-26-1 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.1530
Posted: 22 Oct 2015
Neil Bhutta and Daniel Ringo
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GSE Activity and Mortgage Supply in Lower-Income and Minority Neighborhoods: The Effect of the Affordable Housing Goals

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2012
Posted: 09 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2012
Neil Bhutta
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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GSE, Affordable housing goals, Low and moderate income, Mortgage

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The Community Reinvestment Act and Mortgage Lending to Lower Income Borrowers and Neighborhoods

Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2011
Neil Bhutta
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Community Reinvestment Act, regression discontinuity, low and moderate income, mortgage, information externality, homeownership