Carol C. Bertaut

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Economist

20th and C Streets, NW

Washington, DC 20551

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Credit Cards: Facts and Theories

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Sep 2006
Carol C. Bertaut and Michael Haliassos
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Goethe University Frankfurt - House of Finance
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Citation 6

Abstract:

Credit cards, debit cards, revolving debt, consumer credit, portfolios

2.

Household Portfolios in the United States

FEDS Working Paper No. 2000-26
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Nov 2000
Carol C. Bertaut and Martha Starr
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and American University - Department of Economics
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Citation 73

Abstract:

Household portfolios, portfolio choice, household

3.

Debt Revolvers For Self Control

HERMES Center Working Paper 01-11
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Jul 2001
Carol C. Bertaut and Michael Haliassos
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Goethe University Frankfurt - House of Finance
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Citation 22

Abstract:

Credit Cards, Consumer Debt, Portfolio Puzzles, Household Portfolios

Credit Card Debt Puzzles and Debt Revolvers for Self Control

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Nov 2008
Carol C. Bertaut, Michael Haliassos and Michael Reiter
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Goethe University Frankfurt - House of Finance and Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS)
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Citation 6

Abstract:

credit cards, debt, self control, household portfolios

Credit Card Debt Puzzles and Debt Revolvers for Self Control

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 26 Jan 2009
Carol C. Bertaut, Michael Haliassos and Michael Reiter
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Goethe University Frankfurt - House of Finance and Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS)

Abstract:

Credit cards, debt, household portfolios

Credit Card Debt Puzzles and Debt Revolvers for Self Control

Review of Finance, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 657-692, 2009
Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Carol C. Bertaut, Michael Haliassos and Michael Reiter
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Goethe University Frankfurt - House of Finance and Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS)

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5.

International Capital Flows and the Return to Safe Assets in the United States, 2003-2007

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 1014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 May 2011
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and U.S. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of International Finance (IFDP)
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Citation 15

Abstract:

global saving glut, interest rates, capital flows, mortgage-backed securities

6.

Equity Prices, Household Wealth, and Consumption Growth in Foreign Industrial Countries: Wealth Effects in the 1990s

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 724
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Aug 2002
Carol C. Bertaut
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Citation 22

Abstract:

Stock ownership, housing

7.

What Makes Investors Over or Underweight? Explaining International Appetites for Foreign Equities

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 819
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Oct 2004
Carol C. Bertaut and Linda Kole
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System - World Payments and Economic Activity Section
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Citation 17

Abstract:

Home bias, international portfolio allocation

How Long Can the Unsustainable U.S. Current Account Deficit Be Sustained?

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 935
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
Carol C. Bertaut, Steven B. Kamin and Charles P. Thomas
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, U.S. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of International Finance (IFDP) and Federal Reserve Board
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Citation 10

Abstract:

sustainability, external imbalance, dollar

How Long Can the Unsustainable U.S. Current Account Deficit Be Sustained?

IMF Staff Papers, Vol. 56, Issue 3, pp. 596-632, 2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
Carol C. Bertaut, Steven B. Kamin and Charles P. Thomas
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, U.S. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of International Finance (IFDP) and Federal Reserve Board
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Citation 10

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9.

Monthly Estimates of U.S. Cross-Border Securities Positions

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 910
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Dec 2007
Carol C. Bertaut and Ralph W. Tryon
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Government of the United States of America - Division of International Finance (IFDP)
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Citation 18

Abstract:

International investment position, treasury international capital, cross-border securities holdings

ABS Inflows to the United States and the Global Financial Crisis

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 1028
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 21 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2013
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, U.S. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of International Finance (IFDP) and Government of the United States of America - Division of International Finance (IFDP)
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Citation 7

Abstract:

capital flows, global saving glut, financial crisis, asset-backed securities, interest rates

Abs Inflows to the United States and the Global Financial Crisis

NBER Working Paper No. w17350
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, U.S. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of International Finance (IFDP) and Government of the United States of America - Division of International Finance (IFDP)
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Citation 7

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Assessing the Potential for Further Foreign Demand for U.S. Assets: Has Financing U.S. Current Account Deficits Made Foreign Investors Overweight in U.S. Securities?

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 950
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Nov 2008
Carol C. Bertaut
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Equities, bonds, home bias, international portfolio allocation

12.

Estimating U.S. Cross-Border Securities Positions: New Data and New Methods

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 1113
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Aug 2014
Carol C. Bertaut and Ruth Judson
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of International Finance
Downloads 13 (381,015)

Abstract:

capital flows, portfolio investment, treasury international capital, U.S. treasuries, emerging market economies

13.

The Replacement of Safe Assets: Evidence from the U.S. Bond Portfolio

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 1123
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Feb 2015
Carol C. Bertaut, Alexandra Tabova and Vivian Wong
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Abstract:

safe assets, international portfolio choice, financial sector debt, home

14.

'Fool Me Once...' Did U.S. Investors Play It Safer in the European Debt Crisis?

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 1088
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Dec 2013
Carol C. Bertaut, Fang Cai and Nyssa L. Kim
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Board and Federal Reserve Board
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Abstract:

Cross-border investment, financial crisis, portfolio allocation, home bias

15.

"Fool Me Once . . . " Did U.S. Investors Play it Safer in the European Debt Crisis?

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 1088
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 May 2017
Carol C. Bertaut, Fang Cai and Nyssa L. Kim
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Board and Federal Reserve Board
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16.

Why Do So Few Hold Stocks?

THE ECONOMIC JOURNAL, Vol 105 No 432, September 1995
Posted: 02 May 2000
Carol C. Bertaut and Michael Haliassos
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Goethe University Frankfurt - House of Finance

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17.

Precautionary Portfolio Behavior from a Life-Cycle Perspective

Posted: 05 May 1998
Carol C. Bertaut and Michael Haliassos
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Goethe University Frankfurt - House of Finance

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