Anthony A. DeFusco

Assistant Professor of Finance

Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management


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Published Papers


"The Interest Rate Elasticity of Mortgage Demand: Evidence from Bunching at the Conforming Loan Limit"

(with Andrew Paciorek), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 9(1), 210-240, 2017


"Homeowner Borrowing and Housing Collateral: New Evidence from Expiring Price Controls"

Journal of Finance, 73(2), 523-573, 2018

Working Papers


"Regulating Household Leverage"

(with Stephanie Johnson and John Mondragon), Revised Draft, October 2017

Revision requested at Review of Economic Studies


"Speculative Dynamics of Prices and Volume"

(with Charles G. Nathanson and Eric Zwick), Revised Draft, April 2018

NBER Working Paper No. 23449


"The Role of Price Spillovers in the American Housing Boom"

(with Wenjie Ding, Fernando Ferreira, and Joseph Gyourko), Revised Draft, April 2017

Revision requested at Journal of Urban Economics

Work in Progress


"No Job, No Money, No Refi: Frictions to Refinancing in a Recession"

(with John Mondragon)