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Author Jarsulic, Marc.

Title Anatomy of a financial crisis : a real estate bubble, runaway credit markets, and regulatory failure / Marc Jarsulic.

Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  330.973 JARS    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xxi, 178 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The building blocks of the financial crisis -- The house price bubble ends, the foreclosure wave begins -- The credit bubble bursts, the financial crisis begins -- Who caused this disaster? -- Implications and solutions.
Summary An in-depth look at the origins and development of the current financial crisis, from an economist and Washington insider. The author explains how a wide array of financial institutions, including mortgage banks, commercial bank and investment banks, created a credit bubble that supported non-prime mortgage lending, and inflated prices.
Subject Financial crises -- United States.
Bank loans -- United States.
Real property -- Prices -- United States.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 2001-2009.
ISBN 9780230615687 (hbk.)