2012.04.11 - Understanding the Subprime Mortgage Crisis
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2012.04.11 - Understanding the Subprime Mortgage Crisis

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ratios, missing debt-to-income ratio dummies, cash-out refinancing dummies, owner-occupation dummies, documentation levels, percentage of loans with prepayment penalties, mortgage rates, margins, house price appreciation since origination, composition of mortgage contract types, and origination amounts.

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� Mortgage Market Statistical Annual (2007) reports securitization shares of subprime mortgages each year from 2001 to 2006 equal to 54, 63, 61, 76, 76, and 75 percent respectively.