Atif R. Mian

Princeton University - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

Princeton, NJ 08544-1021

United States

Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Professor of Public Policy

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ 08544-1021

United States

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1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Atif R. Mian, Amir Sufi and Francesco Trebbi
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Vancouver School of Economics
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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
Atif R. Mian, Amir Sufi and Francesco Trebbi
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Vancouver School of Economics
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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
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Great Recession, Aggregate Demand, Consumption, Household Leverage, Household Debt, Marginal Propensity to Consume, Deleveraging

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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
Atif R. Mian, Amir Sufi and Francesco Trebbi
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Vancouver School of Economics
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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
Atif R. Mian, Amir Sufi and Francesco Trebbi
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Vancouver School of Economics
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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
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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 Last Revised: 30 Oct 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Atif R. Mian, Amir Sufi and Francesco Trebbi
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Vancouver School of Economics
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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
Atif R. Mian, Amir Sufi and Francesco Trebbi
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Vancouver School of Economics
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Do Lenders Favor Politically Connected Firms? Rent Provision in an Emerging Financial Market

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Dec 2004
Atif R. Mian and Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Princeton University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Do Lenders Favor Politically Connected Firms? Rent Provision in an Emerging Financial Market

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 120, No. 4, November 2005
Posted: 17 May 2006
Asim Ijaz Khwaja and Atif R. Mian
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Princeton University - Department of Economics

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Liquidity Risk, and Maturity Management over the Credit Cycle

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2013
Atif R. Mian and João A. C. Santos
Princeton University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Refinance, liquidity risk, maturity management

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
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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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The Real Effects of the Bank Lending Channel

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2014
Banco de España, Princeton University - Department of Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and Banco de España
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lending channel, securitization, banking crises, Spain

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 Last Revised: 24 Oct 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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credit supply, deregulation, banking, productivity

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: 61 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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Bank Credit and Business Networks

HKS Working Paper No. RWP11-017
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Asim Ijaz Khwaja, Atif R. Mian and Abid Qamar
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Princeton University - Department of Economics and State Bank of Pakistan
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Business Networks, Financial Development, Bank Credit, Network Analysis

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The Partition of India: Demographic Consequences

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2009
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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Collateral Spread and Financial Development

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2009
Jose Maria Liberti and Atif R. Mian
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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collateral, financial development, banks, emerging markets

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Distance Constraints: The Limits of Foreign Lending in Poor Economies

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Dec 2004
Atif R. Mian
Princeton University - Department of Economics
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The Big March: Migratory Flows after the Partition of India

HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-029
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2008
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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Unchecked Intermediaries: Price Manipulation in an Emerging Stock Market

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2011
Atif R. Mian and Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Princeton University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Tracing the Impact of Bank Liquidity Shocks: Evidence from an Emerging Market

NBER Working Paper No. w12612
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Oct 2006
Atif R. Mian and Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Princeton University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Tracing the Impact of Bank Liquidity Shocks: Evidence from an Emerging Market

American Economic Review, Vol. 98, No. 4, 2008
Posted: 04 Nov 2008
Asim Ijaz Khwaja and Atif R. Mian
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Princeton University - Department of Economics

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Incentives in Markets, Firms and Governments

NBER Working Paper No. w9802
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2003
Daron Acemoglu, Michael Kremer and Atif R. Mian
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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Incentives in Markets, Firms, and Governments

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 273-306, 2008
Posted: 16 Sep 2008
Daron Acemoglu, Michael Kremer and Atif R. Mian
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Department of Economics

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Estimating the Impact of Hierarchies on Information Use

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2011
Jose Maria Liberti and Atif R. Mian
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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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
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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
Atif R. Mian, Amir Sufi and Francesco Trebbi
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Vancouver School of Economics
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Local Versus Aggregate Lending Channels: The Effects of Securitization on Corporate Credit Supply in Spain

NBER Working Paper No. w16595
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Dec 2010
Banco de España, Princeton University - Department of Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and Banco de España
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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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Rent Seeking and Corruption in Financial Markets

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 3, pp. 579-600, 2011
Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Asim Ijaz Khwaja and Atif R. Mian
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Princeton University - Department of Economics

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Estimating the Effect of Hierarchies on Information Use

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, No. 10, pp. 4057-4090, 2009
Posted: 28 Sep 2009
Jose Maria Liberti and Atif R. Mian
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Princeton University - Department of Economics

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