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Econ 140B Trevor Daunt Brendan Lafranchi Replication exercise Authors Atif Mian holds a bachelors degree in Mathematics and Ph.D. in Economics from MIT. He is currently an associate professor of both Economics and 9 he Mathematics at university of California, Berkley. Prior to joining Berkeley in 200 taught at the University of Chicago Booth School of business. Amir Sufi holds a B.S. in Economics from Georgetown University, Walsh School of Foreign Service and Ph.D. in Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is currently an associate professor at University of Chicago Booth School of business. Francesco Trebbi holds a bachelors degree in Economics from Università Bocconi (Milan) as well as both a masters and Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of ritish Columbia and has prior experience as an Assistant Professor of Economics at f Chicago, Booth School of Business. B University o The Paper Atif Mian, Amir Sufi, Francesco Trebbi in “The Political Economy of the U.S. Mortgage Default Crisis” test how politicians responded to defaults amongst their constituents and Political Action Committee contributions when voting on economic issues. The researchers believe that a higher default rate in a district will lead to a higher likelihood of that district’s representative voting in favor of AHRFPA. They lso believe that higher campaign contributions from financial services industries a representative voting in favor of EESA a will lead to
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