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Ronel Elul, Senior EconomistRonel Elul

Senior Economic Advisor and Economist

Phone: (215) 574-3965
Fax: (215) 574-4303
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Curriculum vitae PDF

Education

  • Ph.D. (Economics), Yale University, May 1995.
    Diploma (Math. Statistics and Operations Research), Univ. of Cambridge, June 1988.
  • B.A. (Applied Mathematics), University of California, Berkeley, May 1987.

Working Papers

  • "Does Junior Inherit? Refinancing and the Blocking Power of Second Mortgages" with Philip Bond, Sharon Garyn-Tal, and David K. Musto, Working Paper 13-3/R, December 2012. PDF
  • "Bankruptcy: Is It Enough to Forgive or Must We Also Forget?" with Piero Gottardi, Working Paper 11-14, April 2011. PDF
  • "What 'Triggers' Mortgage Default?," with Nicholas S. Souleles, Souphala Chomsisengphet, Dennis Glennon, and Robert Hunt, Working Paper 10-13, April 2010. PDF
  • "Securitization and Mortgage Default," Working Paper 09-21/R, May 2011. PDF
  • "Bankruptcy: Is It Enough to Forgive or Must We Also Forget?" with Piero Gottardi, Working Paper 07-10, March 2007. PDF

Previous Experience

  • Senior Economist, Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, June 2003 –
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Finance Department, Wharton School, July 2006-
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Finance Department, Wharton School, University of
    Pennsylvania, August 2002 – June 2003, August 1999 - June 2000.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Brown University, July 1994 – June 2002.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Finance Department, NYU-Stern School, Fall 2000.
  • Consultant in Fixed-Income Analytics, Kidder, Peabody & Co., NY, 1990 – 1993.

Publications in Refereed Journals

  • What 'Triggers' Mortgage Default. American Economic Review 100 (2), p. 490-94 (with Nicholas Souleles et al.)
  • Collateral, Credit History, and the Financial Decelerator, Journal of Financial Intermediation. 17:1 (January 2008), p. 63-88.
  • Bankruptcy Exemptions, Credit History, and the Mortgage Market, Journal of Urban Economics 5 (January 2006), p. 171-188 (with S. Chomsisengphet.)
  • Forum-Shopping and Personal Bankruptcy, Journal of Financial Services Research 21:3
    (June 2002), p. 233-255 (with N. Subramanian).
  • Will You Marry Me? A Perspective on the Gender Gap, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 49:4 (December 2002), p. 549-572 (with J. Silva-Reus and O. Volij).
  • Effectively Complete Equilibria – a Note, Journal of Mathematical Economics 32:1 (August 1999), p.113-119.
  • Welfare-Improving Financial Innovation with a Single Good, Economic Theory 13:1 (January 1999), p. 25-40.
  • Financial Innovation, Precautionary Saving and the Riskfree Rate, Journal of Mathematical Economics 27:1 (February 1997), p. 113-131.
  • Welfare Effects of Financial Innovation in Incomplete Markets Economies with Several Consumption Goods, Journal of Economic Theory 65:1 (February 1995), p. 43-78.

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Business Review Articles

  • Last update: January 7, 2014