Rationales of Mortgage Insurance Premium Structures
Dennis, Barry, Kuo, Chionglong, Yang, Tyler T, The Journal of Real Estate Research
Rationales of Mortgage Insurance Premium Structurest
Abstract. This study examines the rationales for the design of mortgage insurance premium structures. The actuarially sound premium prices of several widely used structures are formally derived. Two types of cross-subsidization are identified in different structures: (1) subsidization across termination years and (2) extra-subsidization of defaulters by nondefaulters. Because these two types of subsidization exist to different degree among the structures, a borrower may self-select into certain structures to maximize (minimize) the benefits (losses) of cross-subsidies. Adverse selection arises when the borrower's …
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Publication information: Article title: Rationales of Mortgage Insurance Premium Structures. Contributors: Dennis, Barry - Author, Kuo, Chionglong - Author, Yang, Tyler T - Author. Journal title: The Journal of Real Estate Research. Volume: 14. Issue: 3 Publication date: January 1, 1997. Page number: 359+. © American Real Estate Society Oct-Dec 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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