Working papers


“Optimal Exclusion,” with Cyril Monnet.


“Financial Engineering and Economic Development,” with Pedro Amaral and Dean Corbae. [Slides]


“Asset Quality Dynamics,” with Dean Corbae. [Slides]


“On the Essentiality of Succession Plans,” with Antonio Mello. [Slides] [Online appendix] (Previously circulated as “Tri-party Contracts in Long Term Financing.”)


“Limited Disclosure And Hidden Orders In Asset Markets,” with Cyril Monnet. [Slides] (Previously circulated as “A Theory of Blind Trading”)


“Rational Opacity,” with Cyril Monnet. [Slides]


“Default When Current House Prices are Uncertain,” with Morris Davis.

“The Rise of Securitization: A Recursive Security Design Approach,” with Dean Corbae. [Slides]


“On Existence in Equilibrium Models with Endogenous Default”


“Income Redistribution and Technology Diffusion," with Jim Dolmas and Cyril Monnet.

“Leverage and the Foreclosure Crisis,” with Dean Corbae. (Previously circulated under “Mortgage Innovation and the Foreclosure Boom.”)

“Efficient Contract Enforcement,” with Thorsten Koeppl and Cyril Monnet.

“Raising the Bar for Models of Turnover,” with John J. Stevens, Federal Reserve Board, unpublished manuscript, 2005.

“Financial Crises and Labor Market Turbulence,” with Sangeeta Pratap.