Christopher L. Foote

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Senior Economist

600 Atlantic Avenue

Boston, MA 02210

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Subprime Facts: What (We Think) We Know about the Subprime Crisis and What We Don't

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 08-2
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Christopher L. Foote, Kristopher Gerardi, Lorenz Goette and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 1,546 (15,096)
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Testing Economic Hypotheses with State-Level Data: A Comment on Donohue and Levitt

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Dec 2005
Christopher L. Foote and Christopher F. Goetz
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 501 (72,387)
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Reasonable People did Disagree: Optimism and Pessimism About the U.S. Housing Market Before the Crash

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 10-5
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Oct 2010
Kristopher Gerardi, Christopher L. Foote and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 267 (146,689)
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Negative Equity and Foreclosure: Theory and Evidence

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 08-3
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Christopher L. Foote, Kristopher Gerardi and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 243 (161,059)
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Economic Policy and Prospects in Iraq

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 04-1
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Mar 2006
Christopher L. Foote, Keith Crane, William Block and Simon Gray
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, RAND Economics Group, Government of the United States of America - Department of the Treasury and Bank of England
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Reducing Foreclosures

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 09-2
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 May 2009
Christopher L. Foote, Kristopher Gerardi, Lorenz Goette and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 187 (205,558)
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Space and Time in Macroeconomic Panel Data: Young Workers and State-Level Unemployment Revisited

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Oct 2007
Christopher L. Foote
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 183 (209,600)
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Mortgage-Default Research and the Recent Foreclosure Crisis

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2017
Christopher L. Foote and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 135 (270,561)
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Mortgage default, foreclosures, housing boom and bust, financial crisis

Mortgage-Default Research and the Recent Foreclosure Crisis

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 10, pp. 59-100, 2018
Posted: 08 Nov 2018
Christopher L. Foote and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department

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Reducing Foreclosures: No Easy Answers

NBER Macroeconomics Annual, Vol. 24, 2009, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Working Paper 2009-15
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Aug 2009
Christopher L. Foote, Kristopher Gerardi, Lorenz Goette and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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mortgage, foreclosure, modification, securitization

Reducing Foreclosures: No Easy Answers

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2021
Christopher L. Foote, Kristopher Gerardi, Lorenz Goette and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Why Did so Many People Make so Many Ex Post Bad Decisions? The Causes of the Foreclosure Crisis

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Mar 2015
Christopher L. Foote, Kristopher Gerardi and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 60 (453,046)
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financial crisis, mortgage, foreclosure, asymmetric information, mortgage-backed security (MBS), collaterized debt obligation (CDO)

Why Did so Many People Make so Many Ex Post Bad Decisions? the Causes of the Foreclosure Crisis

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 May 2012 Last Revised: 30 May 2021
Christopher L. Foote, Kristopher Gerardi and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Technological Innovation in Mortgage Underwriting and the Growth in Credit: 1985–2015

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Christopher L. Foote, Lara Loewenstein, Lara Loewenstein and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of BostonFederal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
Downloads 81 (380,253)
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Mortgage underwriting, housing cycle, technological change, credit boom

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A Proposal to Help Distressed Homeowners: A Government Payment-Sharing Plan

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Jul 2009
Christopher L. Foote, Jeffrey C. Fuhrer, Eileen Mauskopf and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Oil and the Macroeconomy in a Changing World: A Conference Summary

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 11-3
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Jun 2011
Christopher L. Foote and Jane Sneddon-Little
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Cross-Sectional Patterns of Mortgage Debt During the Housing Boom: Evidence and Implications

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Nov 2016
Christopher L. Foote, Lara Loewenstein, Lara Loewenstein and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of BostonFederal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Cross-Sectional Patterns of Mortgage Debt During the Housing Boom: Evidence and Implications

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 27 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2021
Christopher L. Foote, Lara Loewenstein, Lara Loewenstein and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of BostonFederal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Cross-Sectional Patterns of Mortgage Debt during the Housing Boom: Evidence and Implications

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 18 Oct 2019
Christopher L. Foote, Lara Loewenstein, Lara Loewenstein and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of BostonFederal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Technological Innovation in Mortgage Underwriting and the Growth in Credit, 1985--2015

Posted: 06 Dec 2019
Christopher L. Foote, Lara Loewenstein, Lara Loewenstein and Paul Willen
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of BostonFederal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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mortgage underwriting, housing cycle, technological change, credit boom

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Did Abnormal Weather Affect U.S. Employment Growth in Early 2015?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Oct 2015
Christopher L. Foote
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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The Surprising Symmetry of Gross Job Flows

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
Christopher L. Foote
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Labor Market Polarization Over the Business Cycle

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2021
Christopher L. Foote and Rich Ryan
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 15 (685,981)
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Arbitraging a Discriminatory Labour Market: Black Workers at the Ford Motor Company, 1918-1947

Posted: 26 Jul 2000
Christopher L. Foote, W.C. Whatley and G. Wright
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of East London - Department of Applied Economics

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