Kristopher Gerardi

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Research Economist

1000 Peachtree Street N.E.

Atlanta, GA 30309-4470

United States

http://sites.google.com/site/kristophergerardishomepage/

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Scholarly Papers (32)

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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
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 1,503 (11,219)
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Common Ownership Does Not Have Anti-Competitive Effects in the Airline Industry

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 02 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2018
Patrick J. Dennis, Kristopher Gerardi and Carola Schenone
University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and University of Virginia - McIntire School
Downloads 1,188 (16,242)

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Common Owners, Competition, Airlines

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Subprime Outcomes: Risky Mortgages, Homeownership Experiences, and Foreclosures

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 07-15
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Dec 2007
Kristopher Gerardi, Adam Hale Shapiro and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 1,139 (17,319)
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Financial Literacy and Subprime Mortgage Delinquency: Evidence from a Survey Matched to Administrative Data

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Working Paper Series No. 2010-10
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 May 2010
Kristopher Gerardi, Lorenz Goette and Stephan Meier
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 865 (25,996)
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subprime mortgage, delinquency, default, financial literacy, cognitive ability, survey

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Making Sense of the Subprime Crisis

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Forthcoming, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Working Paper No. 2009-2
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 22 Feb 2009
Kristopher Gerardi, Andreas Lehnert, Paul Willen and Shane Sherland
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 542 (48,137)
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subprime, foreclosure, house prices, underwriting standards

Making Sense of the Subprime Crisis

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 09-1
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 13 Feb 2009
Kristopher Gerardi, Andreas Lehnert, Shane Sherland and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 122 (226,045)
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The Effects of Competition on Price Dispersion in the Airline Industry: A Panel Analysis

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 07-7
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Kristopher Gerardi and Adam Hale Shapiro
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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Do Households Benefit from Financial Deregulation and Innovation? The Case of the Mortgage Market

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Paper Series Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 06-6, Hudson Institute Research Paper No. 06-07
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2008
Kristopher Gerardi, Harvey S. Rosen and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Princeton University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 305 (96,197)
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Do Households Benefit from Financial Deregulation and Innovation? The Case of the Mortgage Market

NBER Working Paper No. w12967
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2015
Kristopher Gerardi, Harvey S. Rosen and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Princeton University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 101 (259,401)
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Are Lemons Sold First? Dynamic Signaling in the Mortgage Market

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2016-8
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Manuel Adelino, Kristopher Gerardi and Barney Hartman-Glaser
Duke University, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 376 (75,629)

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securitization, mortgage default, adverse selection, signaling, asymmetric information

Are Lemons Sold First? Dynamic Signaling in the Mortgage Market

NBER Working Paper No. w24180
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 09 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2019
Manuel Adelino, Kristopher Gerardi and Barney Hartman-Glaser
Duke University, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Are Lemons Sold First? Dynamic Signaling in the Mortgage Market

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12591
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 16 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2018
Manuel Adelino, Kristopher Gerardi and Barney Hartman-Glaser
Duke University, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Unemployment, Negative Equity, and Strategic Default

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Jul 2013
Kristopher Gerardi, Kyle Herkenhoff, Lee E. Ohanian and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 281 (105,648)
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unemployment, employment, job loss, assets, mortgage, modifications, default, strategic, strategic default, negative equity, trigger, single trigger, double trigger, liquidity constraint, mortgage default, delinquency, PSID, mortgage distress, financial liquidity, negative equity and unemployment

Subprime Mortgages, Foreclosures, and Urban Neighborhoods

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 08-6
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
Kristopher Gerardi and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 213 (139,540)
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Subprime Mortgages, Foreclosures, and Urban Neighborhoods

Berkeley Electronic Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2009 , Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Working Paper Series No. 2009-1
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Aug 2009
Kristopher Gerardi and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 54 (372,796)
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subprime, foreclosure, minority, homeownership

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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
Downloads 261 (114,213)
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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
Downloads 230 (129,892)
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Why Don't Lenders Renegotiate More Home Mortgages? Redefaults, Self-Cures, and Securitization

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 09-4, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Working Paper 2009-17
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 30 May 2015
Manuel Adelino, Kristopher Gerardi and Paul Willen
Duke University, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 196 (151,085)
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Why Don't Lenders Renegotiate More Home Mortgages? Redefaults, Self-Cures and Securitization

NBER Working Paper No. w15159
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 30 May 2015
Manuel Adelino, Kristopher Gerardi and Paul Willen
Duke University, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 31 (463,669)
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The Failure of Supervisory Stress Testing: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and OFHEO

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2015-3
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Apr 2015
W. Scott Frame, Kristopher Gerardi and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 133 (211,347)

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Bank supervision, stress test, model risk, residential mortgages, government-sponsored enterprises

The Failure of Supervisory Stress Testing: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and OFHEO

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 15-4
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Oct 2015
W. Scott Frame, Kristopher Gerardi and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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bank supervision, stress test, model risk, residential mortgages, government-sponsored enterprises

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Reducing Foreclosures

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 09-2
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 May 2009
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 174 (168,386)
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The Effect of Large Investors on Asset Quality: Evidence from Subprime Mortgage Securities

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2016
Manuel Adelino, W. Scott Frame and Kristopher Gerardi
Duke University, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Downloads 124 (223,325)

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mortgage default, GSEs, securitization, private information

The Effect of Large Investors on Asset Quality: Evidence from Subprime Mortgage Securities

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2014-4
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Apr 2015
Manuel Adelino, W. Scott Frame and Kristopher Gerardi
Duke University, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Downloads 44 (407,879)

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mortgage default, GSEs, securitization, private information

Identifying the Effect of Securitization on Foreclosure and Modification Rates Using Early-Payment Defaults

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Working Paper Series No. 2010-8
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 May 2010 Last Revised: 30 May 2015
Manuel Adelino, Kristopher Gerardi and Paul Willen
Duke University, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 66 (336,551)
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foreclosure, mortgage, house prices

What Explains Differences in Foreclosure Rates? A Response to Piskorski, Seru, and Vig

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 10-2
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 May 2010
Manuel Adelino, Kristopher Gerardi and Paul Willen
Duke University, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 59 (356,692)
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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
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 78 (305,947)
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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
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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Fracking and Mortgage Default

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
Chris Cunningham, Kristopher Gerardi and Lily Shen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Clemson University
Downloads 51 (382,716)

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fracking, mortgage, default, real estate, credit risk, oil and gas, debt

Fracking and Mortgage Default

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2017-4
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2017
Chris Cunningham, Kristopher Gerardi and Yannan Shen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Clemson University
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mortgage default, hydraulic fracking, house prices, shale gas

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
Downloads 41 (419,598)
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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
Downloads 30 (468,689)
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financial crisis, mortgage, foreclosure, asymmetric information, mortgage-backed security (MBS), collaterized debt obligation (CDO)

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The Political Economy of Loan Modification

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 May 2018
Sumit Agarwal, Kristopher Gerardi and Vincent W. Yao
National University of Singapore, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business
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Political Economy, Financial Crisis, Loan Modification, Mortgages, Dodd-Frank Act

The Effect of Social Entitlement Programs on Private Transfers: New Evidence of Crowding Out

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2014
Kristopher Gerardi and Yuping Tsai
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Spelman College
Downloads 50 (386,138)

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Private Transfers, Public Transfers, Crowding Out

The Effect of Social Entitlement Programs on Private Transfers: New Evidence of Crowding Out

Economica 81, October 2014, pp.721-746
Posted: 07 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2014
Kristopher Gerardi and Yuping Tsai
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Government of the United States of America - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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crowding out, private transfers, Social Security

Can't Pay or Won't Pay?: Unemployment, Negative Equity, and Strategic Default

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 15-13
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 25 Nov 2015
Kristopher Gerardi, Kyle Herkenhoff, Lee E. Ohanian and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 27 (484,745)

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Can't Pay or Won't Pay? Unemployment, Negative Equity, and Strategic Default

NBER Working Paper No. w21630
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 12 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2015
Kristopher Gerardi, Kyle Herkenhoff, Lee E. Ohanian and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 19 (533,569)

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Decomposing the Foreclosure Crisis: House Price Depreciation versus Bad Underwriting

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2009-25
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Mar 2015
Kristopher Gerardi, Adam Hale Shapiro and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 45 (396,708)
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foreclosure, mortgage, house prices

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Villains or Scapegoats? The Role of Subprime Borrowers in Driving the U.S. Housing Boom

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2018-10
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
James Conklin, W. Scott Frame, Kristopher Gerardi and Haoyang Liu
University of Georgia, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 38 (422,854)

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mortgages, subprime, house prices, credit scores, housing boom

Do Borrower Rights Improve Borrower Outcomes? Evidence from the Foreclosure Process

NBER Working Paper No. w17666
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2014
Kristopher Gerardi, Lauren Lambie-Hanson and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 17 (546,209)
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Do Borrower Rights Improve Borrower Outcomes? Evidence from the Foreclosure Process

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2011-16a
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Mar 2015
Kristopher Gerardi, Lauren Lambie-Hanson and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 16 (552,564)
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foreclosure, mortgage, judicial, power of sale, right to cure

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Downloads 24 (487,553)
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Foreclosure Externalities: Some New Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w18353
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2014
Kristopher Gerardi, Eric Rosenblatt, Paul Willen and Vincent W. Yao
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) - Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Downloads 15 (558,986)
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Foreclosure Externalities: Some New Evidence

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2012-11
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Mar 2015
Kristopher Gerardi, Eric Rosenblatt, Paul Willen and Vincent W. Yao
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) - Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Downloads 9 (598,225)
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foreclosure, mortgage, judicial, power of sale, right to cure

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Unexpected Wealth Change and Mortgage Default: Evidence from the Shale Gas Boom

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Feb 2017
Lily Shen, Chris Cunningham and Kristopher Gerardi
Clemson University, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
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fracking, mortgage, default, gas, real estate, shale gas

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Price Discrimination and Business-Cycle Risk

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2011-3
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Mar 2015
Marco Cornia, Kristopher Gerardi and Adam Hale Shapiro
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Downloads 14 (544,156)
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airlines, price discrimination, price dispersion, markup, business cycle

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The Effect of Social Entitlement Programmes on Private Transfers: New Evidence of Crowding Out

Economica, Vol. 81, Issue 324, pp. 721-746, 2014
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Sep 2014
Kristopher Gerardi and Yuping Tsai
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Carter Consulting Inc.
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Price Dispersion Over the Business Cycle: Evidence from the Airline Industry

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 60, Issue 3, pp. 347-373, 2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Oct 2012
Marco Cornia, Kristopher Gerardi and Adam Hale Shapiro
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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Identifying the Effect of Securitization on Foreclosure and Modification Rates Using Early Payment Defaults

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 49, No. 3, 2014
Posted: 03 Oct 2014
Manuel Adelino, Kristopher Gerardi and Paul Willen
Duke University, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department

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Early payment default; Foreclosure; Mortgage; Securitization