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July 1, 2015

Wednesday’s Academic Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

Separate and Unequal: The American Dream, Peter C. LaGreca, 16 Rutgers Race & L. Rev. 183 (2015). Reverse Mortgage Loans: A Quantitative Analysis, Makoto Nakajima & Irina Telyukova, FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 14-27. Reverse Mortgages: What Homeowners (Don’t) … Continue reading

June 17, 2015

Wednesday’s Academic Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

An Extrapolative Model of House Price Dynamics, Edward L. Glaeser & Charles Nathanson, HKS Working Paper No. RWP15-012. Old Suburbs Meets New Urbanism, Nicole Stelle Garnett, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1512. Credit Scoring and Loan Default, Rajdeep Sengupta & … Continue reading

May 20, 2015

Wednesday’s Academic Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

Rights at Risk in Privatized Public Housing, by Jaime Lee, Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 50, 2015, pp. 759-801. Making Firms Liable for Consumers’ Mistaken Beliefs: Theoretical Model and Empirical Applications to the U.S. Mortgage and Credit Card Markets, by Alexei … Continue reading

May 13, 2015

Wednesday’s Academic Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

Section 1031 Exchanges: Death of a Related-Party Exchange – Did ‘Butler’ Do It?, by Bradley T. Borden & Alan S. Lederman, Daily Tax Report Journal, Vol. 75, No. 1, 2015. The Future of Fannie and Freddie, by Mark A. Calabria, … Continue reading

May 6, 2015

Wednesday’s Academic Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

Beyond Disparate Impact: How the Fair Housing Movement Can Move On, by Rigel Christine Oliveri, Washburn Law Journal, Forthcoming, Crowding Out Effects of Refinancing on New Purchase Mortgages, by Steven A. Sharpe & Shane M. Sherlund, FEDS Working Paper No. … Continue reading

April 20, 2015

Monday’s Adjudication Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

Former Freddie Mac executives, who were accused of lying about Freddie’s exposure to subprime mortgages before the financial crisis, settled with the SEC. Citibank shareholders slam the Bank’s motion to dismiss a case over mortgage-backed securities worth more than $17 … Continue reading

April 1, 2015

Wednesday’s Academic Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

Lottery Allocations and Games for Public Rental Apartments, by Zhan Wang, Jinpeng Ma, & Hongwei Zhang, March 1, 2015. Wages, Housing Prices and Commutes, by Tom Mayock, Real Estate Economics, Forthcoming. Financial Literacy, Broker-Borrower Interaction, and Mortgage Default, by James … Continue reading