Brian Melzer

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

230 South LaSalle Street

Chicago, IL 60604

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

The Misguided Beliefs of Financial Advisors

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 18-9
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2021
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Financial Advice, behavioral finance, household finance, investment mistakes, behavioral biases

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Unemployment Insurance as a Housing Market Stabilizer

American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2017
Joanne W. Hsu, David A. Matsa and Brian Melzer
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Positive Externalities of Social Insurance: Unemployment Insurance and Consumer Credit

NBER Working Paper No. w20353
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2021
Joanne W. Hsu, David A. Matsa and Brian Melzer
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Retail Financial Advice: Does One Size Fit All?

Journal of Finance, Vol. 72, No. 4, 2017, Fama-Miller Working Paper, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 14-38
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2021
University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Loan Contracting in the Presence of Usury Limits: Evidence from Automobile Lending

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Office of Research Working Paper No. 2017-02
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Apr 2017
Brian Melzer and Aaron Schroeder
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Independent
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Household finance, consumer credit, financial regulation, usury limit, loan contracting, credit rationing, seller finance, captive finance

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Competition and Adverse Selection in the Small-Dollar Loan Market: Overdraft versus Payday Credit

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 391
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2010
Brian Melzer and Donald P. Morgan
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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payday credit, overdraft credit, competition, adverse selection

Non-Cognitive Abilities and Financial Delinquency: The Role of Self-Efficacy in Avoiding Financial Distress

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2018
Camelia M. Kuhnen and Brian Melzer
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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household finance, financial distress, self-efficacy, subjective expectations, non-cognitive skills

Non-Cognitive Abilities and Financial Delinquency: The Role of Self-Efficacy in Avoiding Financial Distress

NBER Working Paper No. w23028
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
Camelia M. Kuhnen and Brian Melzer
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Retail Financial Advice: Does One Size Fit All?

NBER Working Paper No. w20712
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2021
University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Do Household Finances Constrain Unconventional Fiscal Policy?

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 20-32
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 04 May 2020
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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consumer durables, counter-cyclical fiscal policy, intertemporal substitution

Do Household Finances Constrain Unconventional Fiscal Policy?

NBER Working Paper No. w25212
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Nov 2018
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Do Household Finances Constrain Unconventional Fiscal Policy?

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. WP-2018-16
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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counter-cyclical fiscal policy, credit market frictions, consumer durables, household, fiscal policy

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Spillovers from Costly Credit

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-11
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Mar 2013
Brian Melzer
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Making the House a Home: The Stimulative Effect of Home Purchases on Consumption and Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w23570
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 17 Jul 2017
Efraim Benmelech, Adam M. Guren and Brian Melzer
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Accelerator or Brake? Cash for Clunkers, Household Liquidity, and Aggregate Demand

NBER Working Paper No. w22878
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
Harvard Business School, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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