Alt-A: the forgotten segment of the mortgage market
Review, 2010, vol. 92, issue Jan, 55-72
This study presents a brief overview of the Alt-A mortgage market with the goal of outlining broad trends in the different borrower and mortgage characteristics of Alt-A market originations between 2000 and 2006. The paper also documents the default patterns of Alt-A mortgages in terms of the various borrower and mortgage characteristics over this period.
Keywords: Subprime mortgage; Mortgages (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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