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Housing Collateral, Credit Constraints and Entrepreneurship - Evidence from a Mortgage Reform

Thais Lærkholm Jensen, Søren Leth-Petersen, Ramana Nanda

NBER Working Paper No. 20583
Issued in October 2014

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We are extremely grateful to Manuel Adelino, Joan Farre-Mensa, Bill Kerr, Francine Lafontaine, Matt Notowidigdo, Alex Oettl, David Robinson, Matt Rhodes-Kropf, Martin Schmalz, Antoinette Schoar, David Sraer, Peter Thompson and the seminar participants at the NBER summer institute, NBER productivity lunch, ISNIE conference and Georgia Tech for helpful comments. The research presented in this paper is supported by funding from the Danish Council for Independent Research, the Danish Economic Policy Research Network - EPRN, the Kauffman Foundation's Junior Faculty Fellowship and the Division of Research and Faculty Development at the Harvard Business School. All errors are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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