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The Rise in US Household Indebtedness: Causes and Consequences

In: The Structure and Resilience of the Financial System

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  • Karen E Dynan

    (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System)

  • Donald L Kohn

    (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System)

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    This chapter was published in: Christopher Kent & Jeremy Lawson (ed.) The Structure and Resilience of the Financial System, Reserve Bank of Australia, pages , 2007.

    This item is provided by Reserve Bank of Australia in its series RBA Annual Conference Volume with number acv2007-06.

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    Keywords: household debt; financial innovation; financial stability;

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    1. B. Douglas Bernheim & Jonathan Skinner & Steven Weinberg, 1997. "What Accounts for the Variation in Retirement Wealth Among U.S. Households?," NBER Working Papers 6227, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Christopher D. Carroll & Misuzu Otsuka & Jirka Slacalek, 2006. "How Large Is the Housing Wealth Effect? A New Approach," NBER Working Papers 12746, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Iacoviello, Matteo, 2004. "Consumption, House Prices and Collateral Constraints: A Structural Econometric Analysis," 2004 Meeting Papers 207b, Society for Economic Dynamics.
    4. Karen M. Pence, 2002. "Nature or nurture: why do 401(k) participants save differently than other workers?," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2002-33, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
    5. Campbell, John, 2006. "Household Finance," Scholarly Articles 3157877, Harvard University Department of Economics.
    6. Tom Hertz, 2007. "Changes in the Volatility of Household Income in the United States: A Regional Analysis," Working Papers 2007-17, American University, Department of Economics.
    7. Gene Amromin & Jennifer Huang & Clemens Sialm, 2006. "The Tradeoff Between Mortgage Prepayments and Tax-Deferred Retirement Savings," NBER Working Papers 12502, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    8. Pence, Karen M., 2002. "Nature or Nurture: Why do 401(k) Participants Save Differently than Other Workers?," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association, vol. 55(3), pages 597-616, September.
    9. Guy Debelle, 2004. "Macroeconomic implications of rising household debt," BIS Working Papers 153, Bank for International Settlements.
    10. Karen Dynan & Kathleen Johnson & Karen Pence, 2003. "Recent changes to a measure of U.S. household debt service," Federal Reserve Bulletin, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), issue Oct, pages 417-426.
    11. Jameson, Mel & Dewan, S. & Sirmans, C. F., 1992. "Measuring welfare effects of "unbundling" financial innovations: The case of collateralized mortgage obligations," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 1-13, January.
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    Cited by:
    1. Kim, Hyun Jeong & Lee, Dongyeol & Son, Jong Chil & Son, Min Kyu, 2014. "Household indebtedness in Korea: Its causes and sustainability," Japan and the World Economy, Elsevier, vol. 29(C), pages 59-76.
    2. Bruno Albuquerque & Ursel Baumann & Georgi Krustev, 2014. "Has US Household Deleveraging Ended? A Model-Based Estimate of Equilibrium Debt," Working Papers w201404, Banco de Portugal, Economics and Research Department.
    3. Guiso, Luigi & Sodini, Paolo, 2012. "Household Finance: An Emerging Field," CEPR Discussion Papers 8934, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.

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