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Working Papers

Imperfect Information and the Housing Finance Crisis

Edward Golding, Richard Green, Douglas McManus • February 1, 2008

UCC08-6: This paper has two parts. First, we look at the various agents involved in the mortgage transaction—including borrowers, brokers, originators, rating agencies…
Working Papers

Residential Conversions

Julia Reade, Zhu Xiao Di • August 5, 2000

W00-5: The stock of residential units in the United States is constantly changing as units are added, demolished, or converted. This paper looks at the conversion of…
Research Notes

Remodeling Spending in Major Metropolitan Areas

Julia Reade • September 1, 2001

This paper is the first to give a detailed account of the variation of behavior across a large set of U.S. locations. Aside from a few articles that use simple variables to…
Working Papers

The Role of Housing as a Component of Household Wealth

Zhu Xiao Di • July 15, 2001

W01-6: This paper explores the relationship between housing and household wealth. Any such study encounters two challenges: measuring household wealth and tracing the…