Francesco D'Acunto

Boston College

140 Commonwealth Avenue

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

United States

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The Promises and Pitfalls of Robo-Advising

8th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference 2017
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Feb 2018
Francesco D'Acunto, Nagpurnanand Prabhala and Alberto Rossi
Boston College, The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and University of Maryland - Department of Finance
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FinTech, Portfolio Choice, Behavioral Finance, Individual Investors, Financial Literacy, Technology Adoption.

The Promises and Pitfalls of Robo-Advising

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6907
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2018
Francesco D'Acunto, Nagpurnanand Prabhala and Alberto Rossi
Boston College, The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and University of Maryland - Department of Finance
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FinTech, portfolio choice, behavioral finance, individual investors, financial literacy, technology adoption

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Identity, Overconfidence, and Investment Decisions

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2015
Francesco D'Acunto
Boston College
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Gender Identity, Stereotypes, Experimental Economics, Heterogeneous Beliefs, Individual Investors

The Effect of Unconventional Fiscal Policy on Consumption Expenditure

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 02 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2017
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and University of Chicago - Finance
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Zero-Lower Bound, Fiscal and Monetary Policy, Durable Consumption, Survey Data, Natural Experiments in Macroeconomics

The Effect of Unconventional Fiscal Policy on Consumption Expenditure

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-17
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 19 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2018
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and University of Chicago - Finance
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Zero-Lower Bound, Fiscal and Monetary Policy, Durable Consumption, Survey Data, Household Consumption

Unconventional Fiscal Policy, Inflation Expectations, and Consumption Expenditure

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5793
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 08 Apr 2016
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and University of Chicago - Finance
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durable consumption, zero lower bound, fiscal and monetary policy, survey data

The Effect of Unconventional Fiscal Policy on Consumption Expenditure

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6059
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 13 Oct 2016
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and University of Chicago - Finance
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zero-lower bound, fiscal and monetary policy, durable consumption, survey data

The Effect of Unconventional Fiscal Policy on Consumption Expenditure

NBER Working Paper No. w22563
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 31 Aug 2016
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and University of Chicago - Finance
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Regressive Mortgage Credit Redistribution in the Post-crisis Era

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2833961
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 04 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2017
Francesco D'Acunto and Alberto Rossi
Boston College and University of Maryland - Department of Finance
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Mortgage Market, Financial Crisis, Dodd-Frank, Income Inequality

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The Long Shadow of Jewish Persecution on Financial Decisions

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Francesco D'Acunto, Marcel Prokopczuk and Michael Weber
Boston College, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Faculty of Economics and Management and University of Chicago - Finance
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Cultural Economics, Social Stereotypes, Household Finance, History & Finance

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Flexible Prices and Leverage

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2692893
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2017
Francesco D'Acunto, Ryan Liu, Carolin E. Pflueger and Michael Weber
Boston College, BlackRock, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Finance
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Capital Structure, Nominal Rigidities, Bank Deregulation, Industrial Organization and Finance, Price Setting, Bankruptcy

Flexible Prices and Leverage

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6317
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 28 Feb 2017
Francesco D'Acunto, Ryan Liu, Carolin E. Pflueger and Michael Weber
Boston College, University of California, Berkeley, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Finance
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capital structure, nominal rigidities, bank deregulation, industrial organization and finance, price setting, bankruptcy

Flexible Prices and Leverage

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2901025
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 19 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2017
Francesco D'Acunto, Ryan Liu, Carolin E. Pflueger and Michael Weber
Boston College, BlackRock, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Finance
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Capital Structure, Nominal Rigidities, Bank Deregulation, Industrial Organization and Finance, Price Setting, Bankruptcy

Flexible Prices and Leverage

NBER Working Paper No. w23066
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Francesco D'Acunto, Carolin E. Pflueger, Michael Weber and Ryan Liu
Boston College, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Finance and University of California, Berkeley
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Punish One, Teach A Hundred: The Sobering Effect of Punishment on the Unpunished

Fama-Miller Working Paper, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 19-06
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Michael Weber and Jin Xie
Boston College, University of Chicago - Finance and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
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Corporate Governance, Cultural Finance, Reputational Sanctions, Related Party Transactions, Minority Shareholders, Emerging Markets, Corporate Fraud, Government Ownership

Punish One, Teach A Hundred: The Sobering Effect of Punishment on the Unpunished

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-12
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Michael Weber and Jin Xie
Boston College, University of Chicago - Finance and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
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Corporate Governance, Cultural Finance, Reputational Sanctions, Related Party Transactions, Minority Shareholders, Emerging Markets, Corporate Fraud, Government Ownership

Punish One, Teach a Hundred: The Sobering Effect of Punishment on the Unpunished

CESifo Working Paper No. 7512
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Michael Weber and Jin Xie
Boston College, University of Chicago - Finance and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
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corporate governance, cultural finance, reputational sanctions, related party transactions, minority shareholders, emerging markets, corporate fraud, government ownership

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Banks' Screening and the Leverage of Newly Founded Firms

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 21 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2019
Maria Cecilia Bustamante and Francesco D'Acunto
University of Maryland - Department of Finance and Boston College
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Entrepreneurial Finance, Screening, Lending, Kauffman Firm Survey, Capital Structure

Crowdsourcing Financial Information to Change Spending Behavior

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 19-09, Fama-Miller Working Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Feb 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Alberto Rossi and Michael Weber
Boston College, University of Maryland - Department of Finance and University of Chicago - Finance
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FinTech, Learning, Beliefs and Expectations, Peer Pressure, Financial Decision-Making, Saving, Consumer Finance

Crowdsourcing Financial Information to Change Spending Behavior

CESifo Working Paper No. 7533
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Mar 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Alberto Rossi and Michael Weber
Boston College, University of Maryland - Department of Finance and University of Chicago - Finance
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FinTech, learning, beliefs and expectations, peer pressure, financial decision-making, saving, consumer finance

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Unconventional Fiscal Policy

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 18-02, Fama-Miller Working Paper
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Jan 2018
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and University of Chicago - Finance
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Unconventional Fiscal Policy

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-4
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Jan 2018
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and University of Chicago - Finance
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Unconventional Fiscal Policy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6862
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and University of Chicago - Finance
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Unconventional Fiscal Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w24244
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 Jan 2018
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and University of Chicago - Finance
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Finance, Talent Allocation, and Growth

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 29 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2018
Francesco D'Acunto and Laurent Frésard
Boston College and University of Lugano
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Finance Wage Premium, Skilled Labor, Misallocation, Growth, Innovation, STEM Education, Patents, Banking Sector, Value Added, Social Value of Finance

Finance, Talent Allocation, and Growth

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6883
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Apr 2018
Francesco D'Acunto and Laurent Frésard
Boston College and University of Lugano
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finance wage premium, skilled labor, misallocation, growth, innovation, banking sector

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IQ, Expectations, and Choice

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-08
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 31 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang, Maritta Paloviita and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Bank of Finland - Research and University of Chicago - Finance
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Behavioral Macroeconomics, Heterogeneous Beliefs, Limited Cognition, Expectations Formation, Household Finance

IQ, Expectations, and Choice

Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper No. 2/2019
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 24 Jan 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang, Maritta Paloviita and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Bank of Finland - Research and University of Chicago - Finance
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Behavioral Macroeconomics, Heterogeneous Beliefs, Limited Cognition, Expectations Formation, Household Finance

IQ, Expectations, and Choice

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 19-20, Fama-Miller Working Paper
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 12 Sep 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang, Maritta Paloviita and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Bank of Finland - Research and University of Chicago - Finance
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Behavioral Macroeconomics, Heterogeneous Beliefs, Limited Cognition, Expectations Formation, Household Finance

IQ, Expectations, and Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w25496
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 30 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang, Maritta Paloviita and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Bank of Finland - Research and University of Chicago - Finance
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Historical Antisemitism, Ethnic Specialization, and Financial Development

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-19, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 17-26, Fama-Miller Working Paper
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 01 Sep 2017
Francesco D'Acunto, Marcel Prokopczuk and Michael Weber
Boston College, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Faculty of Economics and Management and University of Chicago - Finance
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Cultural Economics, Intergenerational Transmission of Norms, Religious Identity, Household Finance, History & Finance

Historical Antisemitism, Ethnic Specialization, and Financial Development

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6643
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Francesco D'Acunto, Marcel Prokopczuk and Michael Weber
Boston College, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Faculty of Economics and Management and University of Chicago - Finance
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Cultural Economics, Intergenerational Transmission of Norms, Religious Identity, Household Finance, History & Finance

Historical Antisemitism, Ethnic Specialization, and Financial Development

NBER Working Paper No. w23785
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 11 Sep 2017
Francesco D'Acunto, Marcel Prokopczuk and Michael Weber
Boston College, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Faculty of Economics and Management and University of Chicago - Finance
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Telecracy: Testing for Channels of Persuasion

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jan 2020
Guglielmo Barone, Francesco D'Acunto and Gaia Narciso
Bank of Italy, Boston College and Trinity College Dublin
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Persuasion, Media Economics, Elections, Behavioral Economics

Human Frictions in the Transmission of Economic Policy

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-07
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang, Maritta Paloviita and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Bank of Finland - Research and University of Chicago - Finance
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Macroeconomic Beliefs, Limited Cognition, Heterogeneous Agents, Fiscal and Monetary Policy, Survey Data, Household Finance

Human Frictions in the Transmission of Economic Policy

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 19-21, Fama-Miller Working Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang, Maritta Paloviita and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Bank of Finland - Research and University of Chicago - Finance
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Limited Cognition, Heterogeneous Agents, Fiscal and Monetary Policy, Macroeconomic Beliefs, Survey Data, Household Finance

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From Financial History to History & Finance

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Aug 2018
Francesco D'Acunto
Boston College
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Tear Down This Wall Street: The Effect of Anti-Market Ideology on Investment Decisions

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Sep 2016
Francesco D'Acunto
Boston College
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Cultural Economics, Behavioral Finance, Norms and Values, Context-dependent Beliefs, Trust, Priming

Exposure to Daily Price Changes and Inflation Expectations

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 19-17 (2019), Fama-Miller Working Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Aug 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Ulrike Malmendier, Juan Ospina and Michael Weber
Boston College, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Finance
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Beliefs formation, Rational Inattention, Realized Inflation, Transmission of Monetary Policy

Exposure to Daily Price Changes and Inflation Expectations

CESifo Working Paper No. 7798
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Oct 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Ulrike Malmendier, Juan Ospina and Michael Weber
Boston College, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Finance
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beliefs formation, rational inattention, realized inflation, transmission of monetary policy

Exposure to Daily Price Changes and Inflation Expectations

NBER Working Paper No. w26237
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Sep 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Ulrike Malmendier, Juan Ospina and Michael Weber
Boston College, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Finance
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Identity and Choice Under Risk

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Nov 2018
Francesco D'Acunto
Boston College
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Cultural Economics, Motivated Beliefs, Salience, Overconfidence, Risk Attitudes, Heterogeneous Agents, Expected Utility Theory

Identity and Choice Under Risk

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 18 Oct 2019
Francesco D'Acunto
Boston College
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Cultural Finance, Expectations, Motivated Beliefs, Behavioral Finance, Overconfidence, Financial Decision-Making, Risk Attitudes, Heterogeneous Agents, Cultural Economics.

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Perceived Precautionary Savings Motives: Evidence from FinTech

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 19-26, Fama-Miller Working Paper, University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-140
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Dec 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Thomas Rauter, Christoph Scheuch and Michael Weber
Boston College, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Vienna Graduate School of Finance (VGSF) and University of Chicago - Finance
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Household Finance, Consumption, Behavioral Finance

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Salient Price Changes, Inflation Expectations, and Household Behavior

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Jun 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Ulrike Malmendier, Juan Ospina and Michael Weber
Boston College, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Finance
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Salience, Frequency Bias, Financial Literacy, Household Finance, Transmission of Monetary Policy

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Tear Down this Wall Street: Anti-finance Rhetoric, Subjective Beliefs, and Investment

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2019
Francesco D'Acunto
Boston College
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Cultural Economics, Cultural Finance, Motivated Beliefs, Philosophy & Finance, Context-dependent Beliefs, Trust, Salience

Managing Households' Expectations with Salient Economic Policies

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 19-16 (2019), Fama-Miller Working Paper (2019)
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 10 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and University of Chicago - Finance
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Expectations, Natural Experiments, Consumption, Fiscal Policy, Monetary Policy, Macroeconomics with Micro Data

Managing Households' Expectations with Salient Economic Policies

CESifo Working Paper No. 7793
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 14 Oct 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and University of Chicago - Finance
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expectations, natural experiments, consumption, fiscal policy, monetary policy, macroeconomics with micro data

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Ditching the Middle Class with Financial Regulation

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 26 Oct 2017
Francesco D'Acunto and Alberto Rossi
Boston College and University of Maryland - Department of Finance
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Managing Households’ Expectations with Simple Economic Policies

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-106
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang and Michael Weber
Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and University of Chicago - Finance
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Household Finance, Savings, Heterogeneous Beliefs, Fiscal Policy, Monetary Policy, Macrofinance, Natural Experiments, Cognitive Abilities, Behavioral Macroeconomics, Macroeconomics with Micro Data

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Ditching the Middle Class with Consumer Protection Regulation

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Oct 2016
Francesco D'Acunto and Alberto Rossi
Boston College and University of Maryland - Department of Finance
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Mortgage Market, Financial Crisis, Dodd-Frank, Household Finance, Banking

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Total Downloads: 6
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Cultural Finance

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2019
Francesco D'Acunto
Boston College
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