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202-475-6608
steven.m.laufer@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, New York University, 2012
  • M.S., Physics, University of Chicago, 2002
  • A.B., Physics, Harvard University, 1999
  • Current Research Topics

  • Equity extraction and mortgage default
  • Seller behavior in the housing maket
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2012 - present
  • Laufer, Steven (2013). "Equity Extraction and Mortgage Default," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2013-30. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Ameriks, John, Andrew Caplin, Steven Laufer, and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh (2011). "The Joy of Giving Or Assisted Living? using Strategic Surveys to Separate Public Care Aversion from Bequest Motives," Journal of Finance, vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 519-561.
  • Ameriks, John, Andrew Caplin, Steven Laufer, and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh (2007). "Annuity Valuation, Long-Term Care, and Bequest Motives," Pension Research Council Working Paper PRC WP2007-20. Pension Research Council, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
  • conference

    2013

    RSAI/UEA North American Meeting

    Using Data on Seller Behavior to Forecast Short-Run House Price Changes

  • conference

    2013

    Fall HULM, System Applied Micro Conference, NYU Alumni Conference

    Equity Extraction and Mortgage Default

  • seminar

    2013

    US Treasury Dept

    Equity Extraction and Mortgage Default

  • seminar

    2012

    University of Michigan, FHFA, US Census Bureau, Federal Reserve Board, Ohio State, Johns Hopkins, Yeshiva, CFPB

    Equity Extraction and Mortgage Default

  • seminar

    2011

    NYU, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

    Equity Extraction and Mortgage Default

  • conference

    2010

    Midwestern Economics Association

    Joy of Giving or Assisted Living?

  • seminar

    2009

    NYU

    Marriage and Cohabitation

  • conference

    2009

    North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society

    Marriage and Cohabitation

Awards

  • 2001

    University of Chicago

    Gregor Wenzel Teaching Prize

Referee

  • Journal of Monetary Economics
  • Review of Finance
  • European Economic Review
  • Economic Inquiry
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Last update: October 6, 2014