Efraim Benmelech

  • 929 Citations
20052019
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Research Output 2005 2019

  • 929 Citations
  • 20 Article
  • 7 Working paper
  • 3 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 3 Review article
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2019
2 Citations (Scopus)
Great Depression
Financial frictions
Friction
Credit supply
Public debt
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

Credit markets
Financial crisis
Adverse selection
Liquidity
Illiquidity
2017
12 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
2015
18 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
57 Citations (Scopus)

Military CEOs

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chief executive officer
Military
Managerial decisions
Corporate investment
Industry
2014
9 Citations (Scopus)

Repossession and the democratization of credit

Assunção, J. J., Benmelech, E. & Silva, F. S. S., Jan 1 2014, In : Review of Financial Studies. 27, 9, p. 2661-2689 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Credit
Democratization
Loans
Car
Liberalization
2013
19 Citations (Scopus)

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

Asian financial crisis
Vulnerability
Short-term debt
Obligation
Distress
2012
51 Citations (Scopus)

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

suicide
terrorism
economics
Israeli
poverty

Negotiating with Labor Under Financial Distress

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wages
Negotiating
Labor
Financial distress
Concession
34 Citations (Scopus)

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

Adverse selection
Loans
Securitization
Underperformance
Lending
2011
72 Citations (Scopus)

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

Bankruptcy
Industry
Cost of debt
Debt financing
Competitors
15 Citations (Scopus)

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

Vintage capital
Aircraft
Airline industry
Productivity
Legal protection
2010
82 Citations (Scopus)

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

Stock-based compensation
Managers
Incentives
Chief executive officer
News
17 Citations (Scopus)

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

terrorism
costs
suicide
economics
unemployment
46 Citations (Scopus)

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

Political economy
U.S. States
Financial regulation
Usury
Economic conditions
2009
42 Citations (Scopus)

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

Railroad
Assets
Debt maturity
Liquidation
Capital structure
82 Citations (Scopus)

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

Pricing
Debt
Loans
Industry
Costs
85 Citations (Scopus)

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

Loans
CDOs
Credit rating
Obligation
Finance
61 Citations (Scopus)

The credit rating crisis

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

CDOs
Credit rating
Shopping
Finance
Rating
2008
50 Citations (Scopus)

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

Financial contracts
Liquidation
Airlines
Credibility
Renegotiation