NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

The Credit Rating Crisis

Efraim Benmelech, Jennifer Dlugosz

NBER Working Paper No. 15045
Issued in June 2009

---- Acknowledgements -----

We thank Daron Acemuglo, Adam Ashcraft, George-Marios Angeletos, Bengt Holmstrom, David Laibson, Chris Mayer, Ken Rogoff, Andrei Shleifer, Jeremy Stein and Luigi Zingales for insightful discussions, as well as seminar participants at Harvard University, the 24th annual conference on Macroeconomics, and the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank for useful comments. We also thank and Anna-Kathrine Barnett-Hart for help with the data. Shaunak Vankudre provided fantastic research assistance. All errors are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

return to bibliography page

 
Publications
Activities
Meetings
NBER Videos
Data
People
About

Support
National Bureau of Economic Research, 1050 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138; 617-868-3900; email: info@nber.org

Contact Us