Adjustable-Rate and Fixed-Rate Mortgage Choice: A Logit Analysis
Logit analysis is used to determine if financial variables are significant in determining borrower selection between fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgages. The results support the hypothesis that mortgage choice is a function of the consumer price index, Treasury bill rates, and differences in the initial interest rates offered by the competing mortgages.
Volume (Year): 4 (1989)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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