I am an Assistant Professor at the Business School of Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).

Email: franco.zecchetto [at] itam.mx
Telephone: +52 (55) 5628 4000 ext. 6525

Curriculum Vitae


Brief Summary: We show that mortgage recourse systems, by discouraging default, magnify the impact of nominal rigidities and cause deeper and more persistent recessions.

Review of Financial Studies, Volume 31, Issue 3, March 2018. Featured in David Wessel's blog at the Brookings Institution.


Work in Progress:
"Private Capital and Mortgage Stress. Evidence from Natural Disasters and the Credit Risk Transfers"