Benjamin J. Keys

The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (15)

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Did Securitization Lead to Lax Screening? Evidence from Subprime Loans

EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2009
Benjamin J. Keys, Tanmoy K. Mukherjee, Amit Seru and Vikrant Vig
The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department, Sorin Capital Management, LLC, Stanford University and London Business School
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Securitization, screening, incentives, subprime, defaults, mortgages, disintermediation, subprime crisis, consumer credit

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Financial Regulation and Securitization: Evidence from Subprime Loans

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Benjamin J. Keys, Tanmoy K. Mukherjee, Amit Seru and Vikrant Vig
The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department, Sorin Capital Management, LLC, Stanford University and London Business School
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Securitization, screening, incentives, subprime, defaults, mortgages, disintermediation, subprime crisis, regulation

Mortgage Rates, Household Balance Sheets, and the Real Economy

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 14-53
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2014
Benjamin J. Keys, Tomasz Piskorski, Amit Seru and Vincent W. Yao
The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Stanford University and Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business
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Household Leverage, Crisis, Deleveraging, Monetary Policy, Mortgage Rates, Household Consumption, Adjustable-Rate Mortgages

Mortgage Rates, Household Balance Sheets, and the Real Economy

NBER Working Paper No. w20561
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 Oct 2014
Benjamin J. Keys, Tomasz Piskorski, Amit Seru and Vincent W. Yao
The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Stanford University and Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business
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Regional Redistribution Through the U.S. Mortgage Market

Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 25
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 28 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2016
Erik Hurst, Benjamin J. Keys, Amit Seru and Joseph Vavra
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department, Stanford University and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Risk-sharing, GSEs, mortgages, redistribution, financial crisis, pricing

Regional Redistribution Through the U.S. Mortgage Market

NBER Working Paper No. w21007
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 09 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
Erik Hurst, Benjamin J. Keys, Amit Seru and Joseph Vavra
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department, Stanford University and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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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

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Human Capital and the Lifetime Costs of Impatience

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2012
Brian C. Cadena and Benjamin J. Keys
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department
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impatience, human capital, educational attainment, time discounting

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Failure to Refinance

Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 32
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Nov 2015
Benjamin J. Keys, Devin G. Pope and Jaren Pope
The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brigham Young University
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Failure to Refinance

NBER Working Paper No. w20401
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
Benjamin J. Keys, Devin G. Pope and Jaren Pope
The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brigham Young University
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Unsecured Credit Supply over the Credit Cycle: Evidence from Credit Card Mailings

Finance and Economics Discussion Paper Series Paper No. 2011-29
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 May 2011 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2013
Song Han, Benjamin J. Keys and Geng Li
Federal Reserve Board - Division of Research and Statistics, The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department and Federal Reserve Board
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personal bankruptcy, credit supply, credit card, mail solicitation, shrouding, CARD Act

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The Credit Market Consequences of Job Displacement

FEDS Working Paper No. 24
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 13 Mar 2011
Benjamin J. Keys
The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department
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Job displacement, personal bankruptcy, household finance, event study

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Implications of the Bush Commission Reforms for Married Couples

Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2003-03
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Jun 2003
Barry Bosworth, Benjamin J. Keys and Gary Burtless
Brookings Institution - Economic Studies Program, The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department and Brookings Institution
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Investment Over the Business Cycle: Insights from College Major Choice

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9167
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Erica Blom, Brian C. Cadena and Benjamin J. Keys
Edgeworth Economics L.L.C., University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department
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college major, business cycle, human capital investment, STEM majors, gender differences

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Credit Market Consequences of Credit Flag Removals

Posted: 26 Jun 2017
Will Dobbie, Benjamin J. Keys and Neale Mahoney
Princeton University, The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department and University of Chicago Booth School of Business

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Credit flags, credit reports

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Minimum Payments and Debt Paydown in Consumer Credit Cards

NBER Working Paper No. w22742
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Oct 2016
Benjamin J. Keys and Jialan Wang
The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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Information, Contract Design, and Unsecured Credit Supply: Evidence from Credit Card Mailings

FEDS Working Paper No. 2015-103
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 18 Nov 2015
Song Han, Benjamin J. Keys and Geng Li
Federal Reserve Board - Division of Research and Statistics, The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department and Federal Reserve Board
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Credit supply, information asymmetry, credit cards, mail solicitation, personal bankruptcy, CARD Act, household finance

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Introduction to Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy

Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy, Cambridge University Press (2017); Cambridge Core Open Access (2017); ISBN: 978-1-107-16492-5 , University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 825, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 651, Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 47
Posted: 29 Sep 2017
Lee Anne Fennell and Benjamin J. Keys
University of Chicago - Law School and The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Real Estate Department
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housing, zoning, transportation, inclusionary zoning, historic preservation, gentrification, neighborhoods, reverse redlining, discrimination, leasing, behavioral law and economics, retirement, mortgages, foreclosures, housing crisis, cyclicality, Dodd-Frank