Christopher L. Foote

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Senior Economist

600 Atlantic Avenue

Boston, MA 02210

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

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Subprime Facts: What (We Think) We Know about the Subprime Crisis and What We Don't

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 08-2
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Christopher L. Foote, Kristopher Gerardi, Lorenz Goette and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 1,509 (11,936)
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Testing Economic Hypotheses with State-Level Data: A Comment on Donohue and Levitt

FRB Boston Working Paper No. 05-15
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Dec 2005
Christopher L. Foote and Christopher F. Goetz
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 456 (64,230)
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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
Kristopher Gerardi, Christopher L. Foote and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Negative Equity and Foreclosure: Theory and Evidence

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 08-3
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Christopher L. Foote, Kristopher Gerardi and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 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
Christopher L. Foote, Keith Crane, William Block and Simon Gray
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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Reducing Foreclosures

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 09-2
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 May 2009
Christopher L. Foote, Kristopher Gerardi, Lorenz Goette and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Space and Time in Macroeconomic Panel Data: Young Workers and State-Level Unemployment Revisited

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 07-10
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Oct 2007
Christopher L. Foote
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Reducing Foreclosures: No Easy Answers

NBER Macroeconomics Annual, Vol. 24, 2009, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Working Paper 2009-15
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Aug 2009
Christopher L. Foote, Kristopher Gerardi, Lorenz Goette and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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mortgage, foreclosure, modification, securitization

Reducing Foreclosures: No Easy Answers

NBER Working Paper No. w15063
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2010
Christopher L. Foote, Kristopher Gerardi, Lorenz Goette and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Mortgage-Default Research and the Recent Foreclosure Crisis

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 17-13
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2017
Christopher L. Foote and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Mortgage default, foreclosures, housing boom and bust, financial crisis

Mortgage-Default Research and the Recent Foreclosure Crisis

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 10, pp. 59-100, 2018
Posted: 08 Nov 2018
Christopher L. Foote and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department

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Why Did so Many People Make so Many Ex Post Bad Decisions? the Causes of the Foreclosure Crisis

NBER Working Paper No. w18082
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 May 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2012
Christopher L. Foote, Kristopher Gerardi and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Why Did so Many People Make so Many Ex Post Bad Decisions? The Causes of the Foreclosure Crisis

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2012-7
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Mar 2015
Christopher L. Foote, Kristopher Gerardi and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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financial crisis, mortgage, foreclosure, asymmetric information, mortgage-backed security (MBS), collaterized debt obligation (CDO)

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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
Christopher L. Foote and Jane Sneddon-Little
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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A Proposal to Help Distressed Homeowners: A Government Payment-Sharing Plan

FRB of Boston Public Policy Brief No. 09-1
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Jul 2009
Christopher L. Foote, Jeffrey C. Fuhrer, Eileen Mauskopf and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Cross-Sectional Patterns of Mortgage Debt During the Housing Boom: Evidence and Implications

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 16-12
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Nov 2016
Christopher L. Foote, Lara Loewenstein and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Cross-Sectional Patterns of Mortgage Debt During the Housing Boom: Evidence and Implications

NBER Working Paper No. w22985
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
Christopher L. Foote, Lara Loewenstein and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Cross-Sectional Patterns of Mortgage Debt during the Housing Boom: Evidence and Implications

FRB of Cleveland Working Paper No. 19-19
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 18 Oct 2019
Christopher L. Foote, Lara Loewenstein and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Technological Innovation in Mortgage Underwriting and the Growth in Credit: 1985–2015

FRB of Cleveland Working Paper No. 18-16
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Christopher L. Foote, Lara Loewenstein and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Mortgage underwriting, housing cycle, technological change, credit boom

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Did Abnormal Weather Affect U.S. Employment Growth in Early 2015?

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Paper Series Current Policy Perspectives Paper No. 15-2
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Oct 2015
Christopher L. Foote
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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The Surprising Symmetry of Gross Job Flows

NBER Working Paper No. w6226
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2010
Christopher L. Foote
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Technological Innovation in Mortgage Underwriting and the Growth in Credit, 1985--2015

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 19-11
Posted: 06 Dec 2019
Christopher L. Foote, Lara Loewenstein and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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mortgage underwriting, housing cycle, technological change, credit boom

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Labor Market Polarization Over the Business Cycle

NBER Working Paper No. w21030
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Mar 2015
Christopher L. Foote and Richard Ryan
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Arbitraging a Discriminatory Labour Market: Black Workers at the Ford Motor Company, 1918-1947

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1819
Posted: 26 Jul 2000
Christopher L. Foote, W.C. Whatley and G. Wright
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of East London - Department of Applied Economics

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