From Financial Crisis to Recovery (Collection) [NOOK Book]

From Financial Crisis to Recovery (Collection)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133382754
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 12/26/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 593
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Mark M. Zandi is chief economist of Moody’s Analytics, where he directs economic research. He cofounded of, which Moody’s purchased in 2005. Zandi’s broad research interests encompass macroeconomics, financial markets and public policy. His recent research has focused on foreclosure mitigation policy and the determinants of mortgage foreclosure and personal bankruptcy; he has analyzed the economic impact of various tax and government spending policies and assessed the appropriate monetary policy response to bubbles in asset markets. A trusted adviser to policymakers and an influential source of economic analysis for businesses, journalists and the public, he frequently testifies before Congress on topics including the economic outlook, the nation’s fiscal challenges, the merits of fiscal stimulus, financial regulatory reform, and foreclosure mitigation. He conducts briefings on the economy for corporate boards, trade associations, and policymakers, and is a frequent guest on CNBC, NPR, CNN, Meet the Press, and other national media.

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Table of Contents

Financial Shock, Updated Edition: Global Panic and Government Bailouts—How We Got Here and What Must Be Done to Fix It

Introduction 1

Chapter 1: Subprime Précis 9

Chapter 2: Sizing Up Subprime 33

Chapter 3: Everyone Should Own a Home 49

Chapter 4: Chairman Greenspan Counts on Housing 67

Chapter 5: Global Money Men Want a Piece 81

Chapter 6: Bad Lenders Drive Out the Good 97

Chapter 7: Financial Engineers and Their Creations 113

Chapter 8: Home Builders Run Aground 131

Chapter 9: As the Regulatory Cycle Turns 145

Chapter 10: Boom, Bubble, Bust, and Crash 161

Chapter 11: Credit Crunch 175

Chapter 12: Timid Policymakers Turn Bold 193

Chapter 13: Economic Fallout 233

Chapter 14: Back to the Future 251

Endnotes 273

Index 285

Paying the Price: Ending the Great Recession and Beginning a New American Century

Introduction xiii

Chapter 1: Financial Shock to Financial Panic 1

Chapter 2: Bank Bailout 23

Chapter 3: Outside the Monetary Box 47

Chapter 4: As GM Goes, So Goes the Economy 71

Chapter 5: Stimulus Is Not a Dirty Word 91

Chapter 6: The Foreclosure Fiasco 119

Chapter 7: Fixing the Financial Plumbing 145

Chapter 8: The Fallout 171

Chapter 9: Getting Our Groove Back 197

Chapter 10: Don’t Bet Against the United States 219

Index 243

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