Rethinking the Financial Crisis

Rethinking the Financial Crisis

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ISBN-13: 9781610448154
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 01/03/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 376
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

ALAN S. BLINDER is the Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University. ANDREW W. LO is Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor at M.I.T. ROBERT M. SOLOW is Institute Professor, Emeritus, at M.I.T.

Table of Contents

Title Page Copyright Contents Contributors Introduction / Alan S. Blinder, Andrew W. Lo, and Robert M. Solow Part I. Rethinking Macroeconomics and Finance 1. Some Reflections on the Crisis and the Policy Response / Ben S. Bernanke 2. This Time, It Is Not Different: The Persistent Concerns of Financial Macroeconomics / J. Bradford DeLong 3. Credit Supply Shocks and Economic Activity in a Financial Accelerator Model / Simon G. Gilchrist and Egon Zakrajšek Part II. Rethinking Market Efficiency 4. The Efficient-Market Hypothesis and the Financial Crisis / Burton G. Malkiel 5. Behavioral Finance in the Financial Crisis: Market Efficiency, Minsky, and Keynes / Hersh Shefrin and Meir Statman 6. Why Did So Many People Make So Many Ex Post Bad Decisions? The Causes of the Foreclosure Crisis / Christopher L. Foote and Kristopher S. Gerardi and Paul S. Willen Part III. Rethinking Financial Innovation 7. Ratings, Mortgage Securitizations, and the Apparent Creation of Value / John Hull and Alan White 8. The Role of ABSs, CDSs, and CDOs in the Credit Crisis and the Economy / Robert A. Jarrow 9. Finance Versus Wal-Mart: Why Are Financial Services So Expensive? / Thomas Philippon 10. Shadow Finance / Patrick Bolton and Tano Santos and José A. Scheinkman Part IV. Rethinking Financial Regulation 11. The Political Economy of Financial Regulation after the Crisis / Robert E. Litan 12. Pay, Politics, and the Financial Crisis / Kevin J. Murphy Index

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