Meta Brown

Meta Brown

Senior Economist
Microeconomic Studies Function
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
33 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10045

Phone (212) 720-5589
meta.brown@ny.frb.org

Working Papers

The Impact of Housing Markets on Consumer Debt: Credit Report Evidence from 1999 to 2012
With Sarah Stein, and Basit Zafar
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Staff Reports 617, May 2013, Revised and resubmitted to Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking.

Measuring Student Debt and Its Performance
With Wilbert van der Klaauw, Andrew Haughwout, and Joelle Scally
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Staff Reports, 668, April 2014

Personal Bankruptcy Protection and Household Debt
With Felipe Severino and Brandi Coates
November 2013

Financial Education and the Debt Behavior of the Young
With Wilbert van der Klaauw, Jaya Wen, and Basit Zafar
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Staff Reports 634, September 2013, Revise and resubmit to Review of Financial Studies

A Quantitative Theory of Credit Scoring
With Kartik Athreya, Xuan Tam, and Eric R. Young
March 2013

Understanding the Evolution of Student Loan Balances and Repayment Behavior: Do Institution Type and Degree Matter?
With Rajashri Chakrabarti, Wilbert van der Klaauw and Basit Zafar
February 2013

Family Law Effects on Divorce, Fertility and Child Investment PDF
With Christopher Flinn
revise and resubmit, International Economic Review

The Financial Crisis at the Kitchen Table: Trends in Household Debt and Credit
With Andrew Haughwout, Donghoon Lee, and Wilbert van der Klaauw
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Staff Reports, 480, December 2010, revise and resbumit at Current Issues in Economics and Finance

A New Test of Borrowing Constraints for Education
With John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri
NBER Working Paper 14879, April 2009

Real-Time Search in the Laboratory and the Market
With Christopher J. Flinn and Andrew Schotter
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Staff Reports, 410, December 2009

Investment in Child Quality Over Marital States
With Christopher J. Flinn
Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Paper, 1320-07, 2007

Tied Transfers
With Maurizio Mazzocco, John Karl Scholz, and Ananth Seshadri
Russell Sage Foundation Working Paper Series, 2011

End-of-Life Transfers and the Decision to Care for a Parent
February 2007

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