Amir Sufi

University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

NBER

Faculty Research Fellow

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

36

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Scholarly Papers (36)

The Consequences of Mortgage Credit Expansion: Evidence from the U.S. Mortgage Default Crisis

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2008
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 12,532 (202)
Citation 230

Abstract:

subprime, sub-prime, mortgages, default crisis, disintermediation, defaults, consumer credit, credit supply, credit expansion

The Consequences of Mortgage Credit Expansion: Evidence from the 2007 Mortgage Default Crisis

NBER Working Paper No. w13936
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2010
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 356 (68,895)
Citation 230

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Citation 46

Capital Structure and Debt Structure

EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper, AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2010
Joshua D. Rauh and Amir Sufi
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 6,042 (818)
Citation 46

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debt structure, bank debt, monitoring, credit ratings, private placements, commercial paper, convertible debt

Capital Structure and Debt Structure

NBER Working Paper No. w14488
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2010
Joshua D. Rauh and Amir Sufi
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 135 (181,428)
Citation 46

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House Prices, Home Equity-Based Borrowing, and the U.S. Household Leverage Crisis

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 09-20
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 May 2009 Last Revised: 21 May 2010
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 4,426 (1,402)
Citation 57

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subprime, mortgage, home equity, household leverage, house prices, consumption, wealth effect

House Prices, Home Equity-Based Borrowing, and the U.S. Household Leverage Crisis

NBER Working Paper No. w15283
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2010
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 54 (326,846)
Citation 57

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Citation 16

What Explains the 2007-2009 Drop in Employment?

Fama-Miller Working Paper , Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 13-43
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2014
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 4,125 (1,582)
Citation 16

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Great Recession, Unemployment, Aggregate Demand

What Explains High Unemployment? The Aggregate Demand Channel

NBER Working Paper No. w17830
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 Feb 2012
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 35 (392,035)
Citation 16

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Creditor Control Rights, Corporate Governance, and Firm Value

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 17 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2011
Greg Nini, Amir Sufi and David C. Smith
Drexel University - Department of Finance, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce
Downloads 3,964 (1,264)
Citation 44

Abstract:

covenants, covenant violations, corporate governance, creditors, control rights, CEO turnover, acquisition

The Political Economy of the U.S. Mortgage Default Crisis

Chicago GSB Research Paper No. 08-17
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2009
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Vancouver School of Economics
Downloads 3,115 (2,581)
Citation 28

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The Political Economy of the U.S. Mortgage Default Crisis

NBER Working Paper No. w14468
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Vancouver School of Economics
Downloads 67 (292,195)
Citation 28

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Household Balance Sheets, Consumption, and the Economic Slump

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 13-42, Fama-Miller Working Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2013
Atif R. Mian, Kamalesh Rao and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics, MasterCard Advisors and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 2,856 (1,923)
Citation 16

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Great Recession, Aggregate Demand, Consumption, Household Leverage, Household Debt, Marginal Propensity to Consume, Deleveraging

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Citation 16

Foreclosures, House Prices, and the Real Economy

Fama-Miller Working Paper, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 13-41, Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 6
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2015
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Vancouver School of Economics
Downloads 2,528 (3,734)
Citation 16

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Foreclosures, House Prices, Durable Consumption, Residential Investment, Auto Sales, Mortgage Defaults, Amplification

Foreclosures, House Prices, and the Real Economy

NBER Working Paper No. w16685
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Jan 2011
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Vancouver School of Economics
Downloads 48 (345,374)
Citation 16

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Household Debt and Business Cycles Worldwide

Fama-Miller Working Paper, Chicago Booth Research Paper, Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 38
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Atif R. Mian, Amir Sufi and Emil Verner
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Princeton University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,115 (5,116)

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debt, business cycle, crises, household debt, GDP forecast

Household Debt and Business Cycles Worldwide

NBER Working Paper No. w21581
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Atif R. Mian, Amir Sufi and Emil Verner
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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The Effects of Fiscal Stimulus: Evidence from the 2009 ‘Cash for Clunkers’ Program

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Sep 2010
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,719 (7,320)
Citation 10

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cash for clunkers, fiscal stimulus, durable goods, auto sales, rebates

The Effects of Fiscal Stimulus: Evidence from the 2009 'Cash for Clunkers' Program

NBER Working Paper No. w16351
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 41 (368,909)
Citation 10

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Control Rights and Capital Structure: An Empirical Investigation

9th Annual Texas Finance Festival, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 12 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2011
Michael R. Roberts and Amir Sufi
The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,643 (7,712)
Citation 76

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Capital Structure, Financial Policy, Debt, Control Rights, Optimal Contracting

12.
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Citation 16

Household Leverage and the Recession of 2007 to 2009

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2009
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,568 (8,467)
Citation 16

Abstract:

household finance, economic fluctuations, recession, household leverage, housing crisis, mortgage defaults, unemployment, auto sales, durable consumption, residential investment

Household Leverage and the Recession of 2007 to 2009

NBER Working Paper No. w15896
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Apr 2010
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 60 (309,879)
Citation 16

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Bank Lines of Credit in Corporate Finance: An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 May 2005
Amir Sufi
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,572 (8,427)
Citation 118

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Bank Debt, Lines of Credit, Revolving Credit Facilities, Flexibility, Leverage, Corporate Liquidity, Cash-flow sensitivity of cash, Financial covenants, Covenant violations

Bank Lines of Credit in Corporate Finance: An Empirical Analysis

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 1057-1088, 2009
Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Amir Sufi
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Creditor Control Rights and Firm Investment Policy

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2014
Greg Nini, Amir Sufi and David C. Smith
Drexel University - Department of Finance, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce
Downloads 1,456 (7,931)
Citation 98

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Control Rights, Investment Policy, Financial Contracting, Financial Covenants, Capital Expenditures, Creditor Control

Financial Contracting: A Survey of Empirical Research and Future Directions

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Mar 2009
Michael R. Roberts and Amir Sufi
The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,454 (9,580)
Citation 12

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Financial Contracting, Security Design, Control Rights, Renegotiation

Financial Contracting: A Survey of Empirical Research and Future Directions

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 207-226, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Michael R. Roberts and Amir Sufi
The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Renegotiation of Financial Contracts: Evidence from Private Credit Agreements

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2011
Michael R. Roberts and Amir Sufi
The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,303 (10,310)
Citation 68

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Renegotiation, Bargaining, Incomplete Contracts, Security Design, Bank Loans

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Explaining Corporate Capital Structure: Product Markets, Leases, and Asset Similarity

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2010
Joshua D. Rauh and Amir Sufi
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,253 (11,031)
Citation 10

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Capital Structure, Leases, Industries, Product Markets, Asset Tangibility, Liquidation Value

Fraudulent Income Overstatement on Mortgage Applications During the Credit Expansion of 2002 to 2005

Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 21
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 904 (20,073)

Abstract:

subprime, mortgage, fraud, housing, bubble, default, foreclosure

Fraudulent Income Overstatement on Mortgage Applications During the Credit Expansion of 2002 to 2005

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 15-16, Fama-Miller Working Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 130 (187,058)

Abstract:

mortgage, fraud, subprime, defaults, income overstatement

Fraudulent Income Overstatement on Mortgage Applications During the Credit Expansion of 2002 to 2005

NBER Working Paper No. w20947
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Feb 2015
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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The Great Recession: Lessons from Microeconomic Data

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Jun 2010
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 995 (14,552)
Citation 9

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Household Debt and Defaults from 2000 to 2010: The Credit Supply View

Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 28
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 May 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 859 (21,688)

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subprime, mortgage, housing, bubble, default, foreclosure, household debt

Household Debt and Defaults from 2000 to 2010: The Credit Supply View

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 15-17, Fama-Miller Working Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 81 (261,518)

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Household Debt and Defaults from 2000 to 2010: Facts from Credit Bureau Data

NBER Working Paper No. w21203
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 May 2015
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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House Price Gains and U.S. Household Spending from 2002 to 2006

Fama-Miller Working Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 841 (22,388)
Citation 1

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House Price Gains and U.S. Household Spending from 2002 to 2006

Fama-Miller Working Paper, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 14-23
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2016
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 94 (237,582)

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House Price Gains and U.S. Household Spending from 2002 to 2006

NBER Working Paper No. w20152
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 May 2014
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 10 (525,754)
Citation 1

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The Political Economy of the Subprime Mortgage Credit Expansion

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 10-21
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2010
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Vancouver School of Economics
Downloads 887 (20,658)
Citation 6

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subprime, politics, campaign contributions, lobbying

The Political Economy of the Subprime Mortgage Credit Expansion

NBER Working Paper No. w16107
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Jun 2010
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Vancouver School of Economics
Downloads 40 (372,624)
Citation 6

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Dynamic Risk Management

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Fama-Miller Working Paper, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 13-40
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2013
Duke University, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 837 (18,884)
Citation 9

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Collateral, Risk management, Commodity prices, Financial distress, Airlines

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The Changing Landscape of the Financial Services Industry: What Lies Ahead?

FRB of New York Economic Policy Review, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 39-55, October 2000
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Sep 2004
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Brandeis University - International Business School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 763 (20,250)
Citation 37

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Gramm Leach Bliley, Financial Services Modernization Act, bank consolidation, financial services consolidation

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Housing, Monetary Policy, and the Recovery

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-16
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 11 May 2012 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Bank of America, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 466 (44,482)

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Partisan Bias, Economic Expectations, and Household Spending

Fama-Miller Working Paper, Chicago Booth Research Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2017
Atif R. Mian, Amir Sufi and Nasim Khoshkhou
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Argus Information and Advisory Services
Downloads 440 (53,718)

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consumer confidence, government, economic, policy, sentiment, news, noise, spending, consumption, elections, voting, polarization, Trump, elections

Government Economic Policy, Sentiments, and Consumption

NBER Working Paper No. w21316
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Jul 2015
Atif R. Mian, Amir Sufi and Nasim Khoshkhou
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Argus Information and Advisory Services
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How Do Credit Supply Shocks Affect the Real Economy? Evidence from the United States in the 1980s

NBER Working Paper No. w23802
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 11 Sep 2017
Atif R. Mian, Amir Sufi and Emil Verner
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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The Real Effects of Debt Certification: Evidence from the Introduction of Bank Loan Ratings

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Feb 2006
Amir Sufi
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 381 (63,627)
Citation 62

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syndicated loans, loan ratings, credit ratings, certification, capital structure, asset growth, acquisitions

The Real Effects of Debt Certification: Evidence from the Introduction of Bank Loan Ratings

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 1659-1691, 2009
Posted: 23 Mar 2009
Amir Sufi
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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G31, G32, G34, G21

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Does Joint Production of Lending and Underwriting Help or Hurt Firms? A Fixed Effects Approach

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Sep 2004
Amir Sufi
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 211 (110,234)
Citation 6

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Universal banking, debt underwriting

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Who Goes to College? Differential Enrollment by Race and Family Background

NBER Working Paper No. w9310
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Nov 2002
Sandra E. Black and Amir Sufi
University of Texas at Austin - Center for Law, Business, and Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 90 (221,816)
Citation 7

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Dynamic Inefficiencies in Insurance Markets: Evidence from Long-Term Care Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w11039
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 40 (348,796)
Citation 8

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Household Leverage and the Recession of 2007–09

IMF Economic Review, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 74-117, 2010
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Oct 2010
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 26 (421,583)
Citation 16
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Resolving Debt Overhang: Political Constraints in the Aftermath of Financial Crises

NBER Working Paper No. w17831
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Feb 2012
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Vancouver School of Economics
Downloads 22 (412,156)
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Who Bears the Cost of Recessions? The Role of House Prices and Household Debt

NBER Working Paper No. w22256
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 May 2016
Atif R. Mian and Amir Sufi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Information Asymmetry and Financing Arrangements: Evidence from Syndicated Loans

Journal of Finance, 2006
Posted: 28 Sep 2004
Amir Sufi
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Syndicated loans, information asymmetry, distance, Dealscan, syndicate structure, bank choice

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How Do Credit Supply Shocks Affect the Real Economy? Evidence from the United States in the 1980s

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 May 2017
Atif R. Mian, Amir Sufi and Emil Verner
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Princeton University - Department of Economics
Downloads 371

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credit supply, deregulation, banking, productivity