Efraim Benmelech

  • 906 Citations
20052019
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Education/Academic qualification

Finance, PhD, The University of Chicago

… → 2005

MBA, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

… → 2001

Economics and Business Administration, BA, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

… → 1999

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Research Output 2005 2019

  • 906 Citations
  • 20 Article
  • 7 Working paper
  • 3 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 3 Review article
2 Citations (Scopus)
Great Depression
Financial frictions
Friction
Credit supply
Public debt

Credit market freezes

Benmelech, E. & Bergman, N. K., Jan 1 2018, In : NBER Macroeconomics Annual. 32, 1, p. 493-526 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Credit markets
Financial crisis
Adverse selection
Liquidity
Illiquidity
11 Citations (Scopus)

The real effects of liquidity during the financial crisis: Evidence from automobiles

Benmelech, E., Meisenzahl, R. R. & Ramcharan, R., Feb 1 2017, In : Quarterly Journal of Economics. 132, 1, p. 317-365 49 p., qjw031.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquidity
Financial crisis
Illiquidity
Automobile
Car

Discussion of Patrick Bolton’s “Corporate Finance, Incomplete Contracts, and Corporate Control”

Benmelech, E., 2016, The Impact of Incomplete Contracts on Economics. Aghion, P., Dewatripont, M., Legros, P. & Zingales, L. (eds.). 1st ed. Oxford University Press, p. 138-143 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Open Access
Incomplete contracts
Financial contracting
Corporate control
Corporate finance
Empirical evidence
17 Citations (Scopus)

Counter-suicide-terrorism: Evidence from house demolitions

Benmelech, E., Berrebi, C. & Klor, E. F., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Politics. 77, 1, p. 27-43 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

suicide
terrorism
evidence
Israeli
violence