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Adjustable and Fixed Rate Mortgages as a Screening Mechanism for Default Risk

  • Posey, Lisa L.
  • Yavas, Abdullah

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Urban Economics.

Volume (Year): 49 (2001)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 54-79

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Handle: RePEc:eee:juecon:v:49:y:2001:i:1:p:54-79
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