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Igor D. Livshits

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First Name:Igor
Middle Name:D.
Last Name:Livshits
RePEc Short-ID:pli188
Terminal Degree:2002 Department of Economics; University of Minnesota (from RePEc Genealogy)


(97%) Research Department
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States)


10 Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1574
RePEc:edi:rfrbpus (more details at EDIRC)

(1%) Department of Economics
University of Western Ontario

London, Canada

: (519) 661-3500
(519) 661-3666
Faculty of Social Sciences, London, Ontario, N6A 5C2
RePEc:edi:deuwoca (more details at EDIRC)

(1%) Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center

Minsk, Belarus


RePEc:edi:berocby (more details at EDIRC)

(1%) International School of Economics
Tbilisi State University

Tbilisi, Georgia


RePEc:edi:istsuge (more details at EDIRC)

Research output

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Working papers

  1. Pablo D'Erasmo & Igor Livshits & Koen Schoors, 2019. "Banking Regulation with Risk of Sovereign Default," Working Papers 19-15, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  2. Natalia Kovrijnykh & Igor Livshits & Ariel Zetlin-Jones, 2019. "Building Credit History with Heterogeneously Informed Lenders," Working Papers 19-17, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  3. Igor Livshits & Youngmin Park, 2019. "On the Political Economy of Financial Regulation," 2019 Meeting Papers 1465, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  4. Florian Exler & Igor Livshits & James MacGee & Michele Tertilt, 2018. "Regulating Consumer Credit with Over-Optimistic Borrowers," 2018 Meeting Papers 1064, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  5. Igor Livshits & Ariel Zetlin-Jones & Natalia Kovrijnykh, 2017. "Building Credit Histories with Competing Lenders," 2017 Meeting Papers 807, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  6. Igor Livshits & Amartya Lahiri, 2015. "Endogenous Seniority," 2015 Meeting Papers 1375, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  7. Livshits, Igor & MacGee, James & Tertilt, Michèle, 2014. "The democratization of credit and the rise in consumer bankruptcies," Working Papers 14-07, University of Mannheim, Department of Economics.
  8. Natalia Kovrijnykh & Igor Livshits, 2013. "Screening as a Unified Theory of Delinquency, Renegotiation, and Bankruptcy," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 340, Collegio Carlo Alberto.
  9. James MacGee & Igor Livshits & David Fieldhouse, 2011. "Aggregate Fluctuations, Consumer Credit and Bankruptcy," 2011 Meeting Papers 25, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  10. Igor Livshits & James MacGee & Michèle Tertilt, 2011. "Costly Contracts and Consumer Credit," NBER Working Papers 17448, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Martin Gervais & Igor Livshits, 2010. "Uncertainty, Specificity and Institutions," 2010 Meeting Papers 521, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  12. Igor D. Livshits & James C. MacGee, 2008. "Barriers to Technology Adoption and Entry," University of Western Ontario, Economic Policy Research Institute Working Papers 20087, University of Western Ontario, Economic Policy Research Institute.
  13. Michele Tertilt & Jim MacGee & Igor Livshits, 2007. "Credit Scoring and Endogenous Stigma," 2007 Meeting Papers 544, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  14. Martin Gervais & Igor Livshits & Césaire Meh, 2007. "Uncertainty and the Specificity of Human Capital," Staff Working Papers 07-57, Bank of Canada.
  15. Mark Wright & Igor Livshits, 2007. "Greed as a Source of Polarization," 2007 Meeting Papers 765, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  16. Igor Livshits, 2006. "Sovereign Default and Domestic Banking," 2006 Meeting Papers 453, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  17. Igor Livshits & James MacGee & Michele Tertilt, 2006. "Accounting for the Rise in Consumer Bankruptcies," University of Western Ontario, Economic Policy Research Institute Working Papers 20066, University of Western Ontario, Economic Policy Research Institute.
  18. Benjamin R. Bridgman & Igor D. Livshits & James C. MacGee, 2004. "For Sale: Barriers to Riches," University of Western Ontario, Economic Policy Research Institute Working Papers 20043, University of Western Ontario, Economic Policy Research Institute.
  19. Cesaire Meh & Martin Gervais & Igor Livshits, 2004. "Uncertainty and Long Term Labor Contracts," 2004 Meeting Papers 677, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  20. Igor Livshits & Jim MacGee, 2004. "Accounting for the Rise in Consumer Bankruptcies in the U.S. and Canada," 2004 Meeting Papers 822, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  21. Igor Livshits & James MacGee & Michele Tertilt, 2003. "Consumer bankruptcy: a fresh start," Working Papers 617, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, revised 2003.


  1. Igor Livshits, 2020. "Regulating Consumer Credit and Protecting (Behavioral) Borrowers," Economic Insights, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, vol. 5(1), pages 14-19, March.
  2. Torbjörn Becker & Helena Schweiger & Igor Livshits & Bas B. Bakker & Tymofiy Mylovanov, 2018. "The future of CIS and CEE countries," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 26(4), pages 801-826, October.
  3. Natalia Kovrijnykh & Igor Livshits, 2017. "Screening As A Unified Theory Of Delinquency, Renegotiation, And Bankruptcy," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 58, pages 499-527, May.
  4. Igor Livshits & James C. Mac Gee & Michèle Tertilt, 2016. "The Democratization of Credit and the Rise in Consumer Bankruptcies," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 83(4), pages 1673-1710.
  5. Igor Livshits, 2015. "Recent Developments In Consumer Credit And Default Literature," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 29(4), pages 594-613, September.
  6. Igor Livshits & James MacGee & Michèle Tertilt, 2010. "Accounting for the Rise in Consumer Bankruptcies," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 2(2), pages 165-193, April.
  7. Gervais, Martin & Livshits, Igor & Meh, Césaire, 2008. "Uncertainty and the specificity of human capital," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 143(1), pages 469-498, November.
  8. Igor Livshits & James MacGee & Michèle Tertilt, 2007. "Consumer Bankruptcy: A Fresh Start," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 97(1), pages 402-418, March.
  9. Bridgman, Benjamin R. & Livshits, Igor D. & MacGee, James C., 2007. "Vested interests and technology adoption," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 54(3), pages 649-666, April.
  10. Livshits, Igor, 2002. "On non-existence of pure strategy Markov perfect equilibrium," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 76(3), pages 393-396, August.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 17 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-BAN: Banking (9) 2011-10-01 2011-10-09 2011-11-01 2014-07-13 2017-10-29 2019-03-04 2019-03-18 2019-03-25 2019-09-30. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (6) 2004-06-22 2006-09-30 2007-09-09 2008-01-05 2009-02-14 2018-08-27. Author is listed
  3. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (6) 2006-09-30 2007-09-09 2011-10-01 2011-10-09 2011-11-01 2014-07-13. Author is listed
  4. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (4) 2006-09-30 2007-09-09 2011-10-01 2011-11-01
  5. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (3) 2011-10-01 2011-10-09 2011-11-01
  6. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (3) 2009-02-14 2015-12-01 2019-03-25
  7. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (2) 2019-03-04 2019-09-30
  8. NEP-CIS: Confederation of Independent States (2) 2019-03-04 2019-03-18
  9. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (2) 2006-09-30 2007-09-09
  10. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (2) 2019-03-04 2019-03-18
  11. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2018-01-15
  12. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2004-06-22
  13. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (1) 2006-09-30
  14. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2008-01-05
  15. NEP-MKT: Marketing (1) 2017-10-29
  16. NEP-OPM: Open Economy Macroeconomics (1) 2019-03-04
  17. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2018-01-15
  18. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (1) 2019-03-18
  19. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (1) 2009-02-14
  20. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2019-09-30


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