Kartik Athreya

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

P.O. Box 27622

Richmond, VA 23261

United States

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1.

Shame As It Ever Was: Stigma and Personal Bankruptcy

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 90, no. 2, Spring 2004, pp. 1-19
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Kartik Athreya
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Stock Market Investment: The Role of Human Capital

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 15-7
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2018
Kartik Athreya, Felicia Ionescu and Urvi Neelakantan
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Stock Market Investment: The Role of Human Capital

FEDS Working Paper No. 2015-065, http://dx.doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2015.065
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Aug 2015
Kartik Athreya, Felicia Ionescu and Urvi Neelakantan
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Financial Portfolios, Human Capital Investment, Life-cycle

Stock Market Investment: The Role of Human Capital

FEDS Working Paper No. 2015-65
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Oct 2015
Kartik Athreya, Felicia Ionescu and Urvi Neelakantan
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Human capital investment, Life-cycle, Financial portfolios

Bankruptcy and Delinquency in a Model of Unsecured Debt

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2012-042C
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2014
Kartik Athreya, Juan M. Sánchez, Xuan Tam and Eric R. Young
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Virginia
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Consumer Debt, Bankruptcy, Default, Life cycle, Idiosyncratic risk

Bankruptcy and Delinquency in a Model of Unsecured Debt

FRB St. Louis Working Paper No. 2012-042
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 06 Oct 2015
Kartik Athreya, Juan M. Sánchez, Xuan Tam and Eric R. Young
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Virginia
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Consumer Debt, Bankruptcy, Default, Life cycle, Idiosyncratic risk

Bankruptcy and Delinquency in a Model of Unsecured Debt

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 16-12
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Dec 2016
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The College Premium, College Noncompletion, and Human Capital Investment

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Working Paper No. 13-02R
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2015
Kartik Athreya and Janice C. Eberly
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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college enrollment, skill premium, risk

Young Unskilled Women and the Earned Income Tax Credit: Insurance Without Disincentives?

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 14-11R
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 May 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2014
Kartik Athreya, Devin Reilly and Nicole B. Simpson
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Colgate University - Economics Department
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Taxation and Subsidies, Labor Supply, Insurance

Single Mothers and the Earned Income Tax Credit: Insurance Without Disincentives?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8114
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Apr 2014
Kartik Athreya, Devin Reilly and Nicole B. Simpson
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Colgate University - Economics Department
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taxation and subsidies, labor supply, insurance

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The Growth of Unsecured Credit: Are We Better Off?

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 87, No. 3, Summer 2001, pp. 11-34
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
Kartik Athreya
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Earned Income Tax Credit Recipients: Income, Marginal Tax Rates, Wealth, and Credit Constraints

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 96, no. 3, Third Quarter 2010, pp. 229-272
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Dec 2012
Kartik Athreya, Devin Reilly and Nicole B. Simpson
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Colgate University - Economics Department
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Equilibrium Models of Personal Bankruptcy: A Survey

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 91, no. 2, Spring 2005, pp. 73-98
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Dec 2012
Kartik Athreya
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Land of Opportunity: Economic Mobility in the United States

Economic Quarterly, Issue 2Q, pp. 169-191, 2015
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Mar 2016
Kartik Athreya and Jessica Romero
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economic, mobility

The Persistence of Financial Distress

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Working Paper No. RWP 17-15
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Dec 2017
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default, financial distress, consumer credit, credit card debt

The Persistence of Financial Distress

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 17-14
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2019
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default, financial distress, consumer credit, credit card debt

The Persistence of Financial Distress

FRB St. Louis Working Paper No. 2017-38
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
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Default, financial distress, consumer credit, credit card debt

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Loan Guarantees for Consumer Credit Markets

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 11-06
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Dec 2012
Kartik Athreya, Xuan S. Tam and Eric R. Young
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, City University of Hong Kong and University of Virginia
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bankruptcy, unsecured credit, loan guarantees

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Fresh Start or Head Start? Uniform Bankruptcy Exemptions and Welfare

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 03-3R
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Dec 2012
Kartik Athreya
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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bankruptcy, exemptions, risk-sharing, incomplete markets

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Unemployment Insurance and Personal Bankruptcy

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 89, No. 2, Spring 2003, pp. 33-53
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Kartik Athreya
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Are Harsh Penalties for Default Really Better?

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 09-11
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 12 Dec 2012
Kartik Athreya, Xuan S. Tam and Eric R. Young
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, City University of Hong Kong and University of Virginia
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unsecured credit, penalties, bankruptcy

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Labor Market Upheaval, Default Regulations, and Consumer Debt

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2014-002B
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2014
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Delinquency, Personal Bankruptcy, Unsecured Debt, Job Separation, Job Finding

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Credit and Self-Employment

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 09-5
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Dec 2012
Ahmet Akyol and Kartik Athreya
York University and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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self-employment, bankruptcy

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Consumption Smoothing and the Measured Regressivity of Consumption Taxes

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 95, No. 1, Winter 2009, pp. 75-100
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Kartik Athreya and Devin Reilly
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Does Redistribution Increase Output? The Centrality of Labor Supply

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 14-04R
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 14 May 2015
Kartik Athreya, Andrew Owens and Felipe F. Schwartzman
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Multipliers, Redistribution, Labor supply, Idiosyncratic Risk

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A Quantitative Theory of Information and Unsecured Credit (Revised July 2011)

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 08-06R
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 11 Dec 2012
Kartik Athreya, Xuan S. Tam and Eric R. Young
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, City University of Hong Kong and University of Virginia
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unsecured credit, asymmetric information, bankruptcy

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Credit Exclusion in Quantitative Models of Bankruptcy: Does it Matter?

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 92, no. 1, Winter 2006, pp. 17-49
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Dec 2012
Kartik Athreya and Hubert Janicki
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Arizona State University (ASU)
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Risky Higher Education and Subsidies

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 03-2
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Dec 2012
Ahmet Akyol and Kartik Athreya
York University and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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human capital risk, heterogeneous agents, college education

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Unsecured Debt with Public Insurance: From Bad to Worse

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 03-14R
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Dec 2012
Kartik Athreya and Nicole B. Simpson
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Colgate University - Economics Department
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incomplete markets, bankruptcy, unemployment

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Credit Access, Labor Supply, and Consumer Welfare

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 94, No. 1, Winter 2008, pp. 17-44
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Dec 2012
Kartik Athreya
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Who Values Access to College?

FEDS Working Paper No. 2019-015
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Mar 2019
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Human capital, Higher education, Financial investment

Who Values Access to College?

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 19-5
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Feb 2019
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Human Capital, Higher Education, Financial Investment

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The Cost of Unanticipated Household Financial Shocks: Two Examples

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 97, no. 4, Fourth Quarter 2011, pp. 431-450
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Dec 2012
Kartik Athreya and Urvi Neelakantan
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Understanding Living Wills

Economic Quarterly, Issue 3Q, pp. 193-223, 2015
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Nov 2016
Arantxa Jarque and Kartik Athreya
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Implications of Some Alternatives to Capital Income Taxation

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 93, no. 1, Winter 2007, pp. 31-55
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Dec 2012
Kartik Athreya and Andrea Waddle
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Debt Default and the Insurance of Labor Income Risk

FRB Economic Quarterly, Vol. 98, No. 4, Fourth Quarter 2012, pp. 255-307
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Aug 2013
Kartik Athreya, Xuan S. Tam and Eric R. Young
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, City University of Hong Kong and University of Virginia
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Systemic Risk and the Pursuit of Efficiency

Economic Quarterly, Issue 1Q, pp. 23-47, 2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Mar 2016
Kartik Athreya
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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