Efraim Benmelech

  • 1081 Citations
20052019

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Research Output

  • 1081 Citations
  • 21 Article
  • 7 Working paper
  • 3 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 3 Review article
2019

Financial frictions and employment during the Great Depression

Benmelech, E., Frydman, C. & Papanikolaou, D., Sep 1 2019, In : Journal of Financial Economics. 133, 3, p. 541-563 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

The agglomeration of bankruptcy

Benmelech, E., Bergman, N., Milanez, A. & Mukharlyamov, V., Jan 1 2019, In : Review of Financial Studies. 32, 7, p. 2541-2586 46 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

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

2017

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

19 Scopus citations
2016

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
2015

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

21 Scopus citations

Military CEOs

Benmelech, E. & Frydman, C., Jul 1 2015, In : Journal of Financial Economics. 117, 1, p. 43-59 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations

Unions, Productivity and Inequality

Benmelech, E., Bergman, N. K. & Kim, H., 2015.

Research output: Working paper

2014

Repossession and the democratization of credit

Assunção, J. J., Benmelech, E. & Silva, F. S. S., Sep 2014, In : Review of Financial Studies. 27, 9, p. 2661-2689 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

The Agglomeration of Bankruptcy

Benmelech, E., Bergman, N. K., Milanez, A. & Mukharlyamov, V., 2014, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).

Research output: Working paper

2013

Capacity Utilization Around the World

Benmelech, E. & Bergman, N. K., 2013.

Research output: Working paper

Does Short-Term Debt Increase Vulnerability to Crisis? Evidence from the East Asian Financial Crisis

Benmelech, E. & Dvir, E., Mar 1 2013, In : Journal of International Economics. 89, 2, p. 485-494 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Leasing and Capital Reallocation

Benmelech, E., Bergman, N. K. & Enriquez, R. J., 2013.

Research output: Working paper

2012

An Empirical Analysis of the Fed's Term Auction Facility

Benmelech, E., 2012, Cato Papers on Public Policy, Volume 2: 2012-2013. Miron, J. A. (ed.). Washington, D.C.: Cato Institute, Vol. 2. p. 57-91 35 p.

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

Credit traps

Benmelech, E. & Bergman, N. K., Oct 1 2012, In : American Economic Review. 102, 6, p. 3004-3032 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Scopus citations

Economic conditions and the quality of suicide terrorism

Benmelech, E., Berrebi, C. & Klor, E. F., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Politics. 74, 1, p. 113-128 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations

Negotiating with labor under financial distress

Benmelech, E., Bergman, N. K. & Enriquez, R. J., Jan 1 2012, In : Review of Corporate Finance Studies. 1, 1, p. 28-67 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Securitization without adverse selection: The case of CLOs

Benmelech, E., Dlugosz, J. & Ivashina, V., Oct 1 2012, In : Journal of Financial Economics. 106, 1, p. 91-113 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations
2011

Bankruptcy and the Collateral Channel

Benmelech, E. & Bergman, N. K., Apr 1 2011, In : Journal of Finance. 66, 2, p. 337-378 42 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

84 Scopus citations

Discussion of Ramseyer and Rasmusen's "Can the Treasury Exempt Its Own Companies from Tax? The $45 Billion GM Net Operating Loss Carryforward

Benmelech, E., 2011, Cato Papers on Public Policy, Volume 1: 2011. Miron, J. (ed.). Washington, D.C.: Cato Institute, Vol. 1. p. 43-46 4 p.

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

Financing Labor

Benmelech, E., Bergman, N. K. & Seru, A., 2011, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).

Research output: Working paper

Vintage capital and creditor protection

Benmelech, E. & Bergman, N. K., Feb 1 2011, In : Journal of Financial Economics. 99, 2, p. 308-332 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2010

Stock-based compensation and ceo (dis)incentives

Benmelech, E., Kandel, E. & Veronesi, P., Nov 1 2010, In : Quarterly Journal of Economics. 125, 4, p. 1769-1820 52 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

96 Scopus citations

The economic cost of harboring terrorism

Benmelech, E., Berrebi, C. & Klor, E. F., May 13 2010, In : Journal of Conflict Resolution. 54, 2, p. 331-353 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

The political economy of financial regulation: Evidence from U.S. state usury laws in the 19th century

Benmelech, E. & Moskowitz, T. J., Jun 1 2010, In : Journal of Finance. 65, 3, p. 1029-1073 45 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations
2009

Asset salability and debt maturity: Evidence from nineteenth-century American railroads

Benmelech, E., Apr 1 2009, In : Review of Financial Studies. 22, 4, p. 1545-1584 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

Collateral pricing

Benmelech, E. & Bergman, N. K., Mar 1 2009, In : Journal of Financial Economics. 91, 3, p. 339-360 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

92 Scopus citations

The alchemy of CDO credit ratings

Benmelech, E. & Dlugosz, J., Jul 1 2009, In : Journal of Monetary Economics. 56, 5, p. 617-634 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

91 Scopus citations

The credit rating crisis

Benmelech, E. & Dlugosz, J., Dec 1 2009, In : NBER Macroeconomics Annual. 24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations
2008

Liquidation values and the credibility of financial contract renegotiation: Evidence from U.S. airlines

Benmelech, E. & Bergman, N. K., Nov 1 2008, In : Quarterly Journal of Economics. 123, 4, p. 1635-1677 43 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations
2007

Human capital and the productivity of suicide bombers

Benmelech, E. & Berrebi, C., Jun 1 2007, In : Journal of Economic Perspectives. 21, 3, p. 223-238 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

79 Scopus citations
2005

Do liquidation values affect financial contracts? Evidence from commercial loan contracts and zoning regulation

Benmelech, E., Garmaise, M. J. & Moskowitz, T. J., Aug 1 2005, In : Quarterly Journal of Economics. 120, 3, p. 1121-1154 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

88 Scopus citations