Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Deniz Igan , Thierry Tressel , and Prachi Mishra
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 December 2009
Keywords: Lobbying, mortgage lending, mortgage, predatory lending, mortgages, consumer protection,
Using detailed information on lobbying and mortgage lending activities, we find that lenders lobbying more on issues related to mortgage lending (i) had higher loan-to-income ratios, (ii) securitized more intensive...