Patricia A. McCoy

Boston College Law School

Liberty Mutual Insurance Professor

885 Centre Street

Newton, MA 02459-1163

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Systemic Risk through Securitization: The Result of Deregulation and Regulatory Failure

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 493, May 2009
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 May 2012
Patricia A. McCoy, Andrey D. Pavlov and Susan M. Wachter
Boston College Law School, Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Finance Area and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate
Downloads 1,490 (7,453)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Securitization, credit default swap, subprime, mortgage, asset bubble

2.

A Tale of Three Markets: The Law and Economics of Predatory Lending

Texas Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 6, p. 1255, 2002
Number of pages: 113 Posted: 11 Oct 2001 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2012
Kathleen C. Engel and Patricia A. McCoy
Suffolk University Law School and Boston College Law School
Downloads 1,482 (9,012)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Predatory lending, subprime mortgages, lending discrimination

3.

Turning a Blind Eye: Wall Street Finance of Predatory Lending

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 2039, 2007
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 22 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2012
Kathleen C. Engel and Patricia A. McCoy
Suffolk University Law School and Boston College Law School
Downloads 1,243 (10,582)
Citation 19

Abstract:

subprime, predatory lending, securitization, lemons problem

4.

State and Local Anti-Predatory Lending Laws: The Effect of Legal Enforcement Mechanisms

Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 60, p. 47, 2008
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2012
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Suffolk University Law School, Boston College Law School, Marquette University - Dept. of Finance and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate
Downloads 818 (22,574)
Citation 23

Abstract:

Subprime lending, enforcement mechanisms, predatory lending, anti-predatory lending laws, mortgage lending, homeownership

5.

The Subprime Virus: Reckless Credit, Regulatory Failure, and Next Steps

THE SUBPRIME VIRUS: RECKLESS CREDIT, REGULATORY FAILURE, AND NEXT STEPS, Oxford University Press, 2011, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 11-13
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2011
Kathleen C. Engel and Patricia A. McCoy
Suffolk University Law School and Boston College Law School
Downloads 412 (45,455)
Citation 2

Abstract:

subprime, bank regulation, mortgage, financial crisis, predatory lending, consumer, financial reform, housing, securitization, rating agencies, investment banks, bonds, swaps, FDIC, OCC, OTS, Federal Reserve, SEC

6.

The CRA Implications of Predatory Lending

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 29, p. 1571, 2002
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2013
Kathleen C. Engel and Patricia A. McCoy
Suffolk University Law School and Boston College Law School
Downloads 350 (67,236)
Citation 4

Abstract:

CRA, Community Reinvestment Act, predatory lending, subprime lending

7.

Rethinking Disclosure in a World of Risk-Based Pricing

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 44, 2007
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 21 Dec 2006
Patricia A. McCoy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 340 (70,161)
Citation 10

Abstract:

subprime, predatory lending, risk-based pricing, disclosures, Truth in Lending Act

8.

Mortgage Product Substitution and State Anti-Predatory Lending Laws: Better Loans and Better Borrowers?

Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol. 40, p. 273, 2012, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-27, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 09-44
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2012
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Suffolk University Law School, Boston College Law School, Marquette University - Dept. of Finance and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate
Downloads 273 (86,409)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Real estate, mortgages, housing, abusive lending, predatory lending, mortgage products, product substitution, adjustment to prohibition

9.

Predatory Lending and Community Development at Loggerheads

FINANCING LOW INCOME COMMUNITIES: MODELS, OBSTACLES, AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS, Russell Sage, 2007, Cleveland-Marshall Legal Studies Paper No. 05-105
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2012
Kathleen C. Engel and Patricia A. McCoy
Suffolk University Law School and Boston College Law School
Downloads 252 (99,084)
Citation 1

Abstract:

predatory lending, community development, Community Reinvestment Act

10.

The Legal Infrastructure of Subprime and Nontraditional Home Mortgages

BORROWING TO LIVE: CONSUMER AND MORTGAGE CREDIT REVISITED, Nicolas P. Retsinas, Eric S. Belsky, eds., Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard University, James A. Johnson Metro Series, Brookings Institution Press, November 2008
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Sep 2009
Patricia A. McCoy and Elizabeth Renuart
Boston College Law School and National Consumer Law Center
Downloads 156 (138,074)
Citation 7

Abstract:

mortgage, subprime, nontraditional mortgage, preemption, consumer credit, servicing, banking regulators, adjustable-rate mortgage

11.

Federal Preemption and Consumer Financial Protection: Past and Future

Banking & Financial Services Policy Report, Vol. 3, p. 25, March, 2012 , Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 12-51
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Nov 2012
Kathleen C. Engel and Patricia A. McCoy
Suffolk University Law School and Boston College Law School
Downloads 154 (149,765)

Abstract:

12.

Barriers to Foreclosure Prevention During the Financial Crisis

55 Arizona Law Review 723 (2013)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2016
Patricia A. McCoy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 136 (160,394)
Citation 1

Abstract:

loan modification, loss mitigation, foreclosure prevention, foreclosure, delinquent loans

Abstract:

consumer protection, subprime, regulatory failure, bank regulation

14.

The Home Mortgage Foreclosure Crisis: Lessons Learned

Homeownership Built to Law: Balancing Access, Affordability, and Risk After the Housing Crisis (Eric S. Belsky, Christopher E. Herbert, & Jennifer H. Molinsky, eds., Brookings Institution Press, 2014)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2016
Patricia A. McCoy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 121 (175,594)

Abstract:

foreclosure, loan modification, loss mitigation, foreclosure prevention, delinquent loans

15.

The Performance of New Private-Label Mortgage Loan Modifications after 2009

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Jul 2012
University of Southern California - Price School of Public Policy, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, George Washington University - Department of Finance, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Boston College Law School, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate
Downloads 75 (242,538)

Abstract:

mortgage, loan modification

16.

Systemic Risk Oversight and the Shifting Balance of State and Federal Authority Over Insurance

5 U.C. Irvine Law Review 1389-1441 (2015), Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 349
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2016
Patricia A. McCoy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 65 (239,041)

Abstract:

systemic risk, insurance regulation, solvency regulation, state-based regulation

17.

Keeping Tabs on Financial Innovation: Product Identifiers in Consumer Financial Regulation

18 North Carolina Banking Institute Journal 195 (Special Ed. 2013)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2016
Daniel Carpenter and Patricia A. McCoy
Harvard University and Boston College Law School
Downloads 39 (324,558)

Abstract:

Financial innovation, product identifiers, numeraire typology

18.

Countercyclical Regulation and Its Challenges

47 Arizona State Law Journal 1181 (2015), Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 351
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2016
Patricia A. McCoy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 34 (308,243)

Abstract:

macroprudential regulation, systemic risk, countercyclical regulation, financial crisis

19.

The Impact of State Antipredatory Lending Laws: Policy Implications and Insights

BORROWING TO LIVE: CONSUMER AND MORTGAGE CREDIT REVISITED, Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard University and Brookings Institution Press, 2008, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2012
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Boston College Law School, Marquette University - Dept. of Finance, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 12 (462,482)
Citation 1

Abstract:

subprime, lending regulations, mortgages, predatory lending

20.

Degrees of Intermediation

50 Wake Forest Law Review 551 (2015)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2016
Patricia A. McCoy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 9 (416,486)

Abstract:

Financial intermediation, disintermediation, retirement, pensions, annuities

21.

Knightian Uncertainty, Systemic Risk Regulation, and the Limits of Judicial Review

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Apr 2017
Patricia A. McCoy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 0 (436,401)

Abstract:

systemic risk, systemically risky, SIFI, financial contagion

22.

Has the Mortgage Pendulum Swung Too Far? Reviving Access to Mortgage Credit

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Mar 2017
Patricia A. McCoy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 0 (411,890)

Abstract:

Access to credit, mortgage, wealth inequality, wealth-building

23.

Why Cyclicality Matters to Access to Mortgage Credit

Boston College Journal of Law and Social Justice, Vol. XVII, Forthcoming, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 440
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2017
Patricia A. McCoy and Susan M. Wachter
Boston College Law School and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate
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Abstract:

Countercyclical Regulation, Housing Bubbles, Credit Bubbles, Access to Mortgage Credit

24.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Financial Regulation for the Twenty-First Century

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 5, 2012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Jul 2016
Len Kennedy, Patricia A. McCoy and Ethan Bernstein
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Boston College Law School and Harvard Business School - Organizational Behavior
Downloads 0 (316,152)

Abstract:

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, consumer financial protection, evidence-based regulation

25.

Coalescence in the Housing Finance Reform Debate?

6 Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative Issue Brief No. 4, June 2016
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2016
Susan M. Wachter and Patricia A. McCoy
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate and Boston College Law School
Downloads 0 (386,919)

Abstract:

Housing finance reform, Government Sponsored Entities

26.

Representations and Warranties: Why They Did Not Stop the Crisis

Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy (L. Fennell & B. Keys, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2017 Forthcoming), Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 402
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2016
Patricia A. McCoy and Susan M. Wachter
Boston College Law School and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate
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Abstract:

Representations and warranties; put-back claims; buyback claims; repurchase claims; access to credit; procyclicality

27.

The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act: A Synopsis and Recent Legislative History

Journal of Real Estate Research, Vol. 29, No. 4, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2016
Patricia A. McCoy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 0 (493,735)

Abstract:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, HMDA, mortgage lending, home loans

28.

From Credit Denial to Predatory Lending: The Challenge of Sustaining Minority Homeownership

SEGREGATION: THE RISING COSTS FOR AMERICA (James H. Carr & Nandinee Kutty, eds., Routledge, 2008)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2016
Kathleen C. Engel and Patricia A. McCoy
Suffolk University Law School and Boston College Law School
Downloads 0 (457,289)
Citation 1

Abstract:

homeownership sustainability, lending discrimination, subprime, predatory lending

29.

Realigning Auditors' Incentives

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 5, p. 989, Spring 2003
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2016
Patricia A. McCoy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 0 (527,691)
Citation 1

Abstract:

auditor, accounting scandals