About Slava Mikhed
Slava Mikhed joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia in July 2013. Slava’s research interests lie in the areas of household finance, consumer credit, personal bankruptcy, mortgage foreclosure, and real estate economics. His current research explores the impacts on personal bankruptcy of income shocks, income inequality, and ease of access to the bankruptcy system. He is also examining the effect of government policies promoting lending to low-income and minority borrowers on U.S. mortgage foreclosures. His previous work, exploring U.S. house price bubbles, has been published in the Journal of Housing Economics and the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics.
Slava received a Ph.D. degree in economics from the University of Alberta, an M.A. degree in economics from the Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education — Economics Institute (Czech Republic), an M.A. degree in economics from Economics Education and Research Consortium (Ukraine), and a B.A. in economics from the National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy" (Ukraine).