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The Resource Hidden in plain sight : what really caused the world's worst financial crisis and why it could happen again, Peter J. Wallison

Hidden in plain sight : what really caused the world's worst financial crisis and why it could happen again, Peter J. Wallison

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Hidden in plain sight : what really caused the world's worst financial crisis and why it could happen again
Title
Hidden in plain sight
Title remainder
what really caused the world's worst financial crisis and why it could happen again
Statement of responsibility
Peter J. Wallison
Title variation
What really caused the world's worst financial crisis and why it could happen again
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wallison, Peter J
Dewey number
332.7/20973090511
Illustrations
charts
Index
index present
LC call number
HD7293.Z9
LC item number
W35 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Housing
  • Mortgage loans
  • Subprime mortgage loans
  • Financial crises
  • United States
Label
Hidden in plain sight : what really caused the world's worst financial crisis and why it could happen again, Peter J. Wallison
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-392) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The basics. Introduction : What really caused the world's worst financial crisis and why it could happen again ; The difference between prime and nontraditional mortgages : the importance of sound underwriting standards ; The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission report and other explanations for the crisis : why conventional explanations for the crisis are inadequate ; A short history of housing finance in the U.S. : how and why housing finance was substantially changed in 1992 -- Government housing policies take effect. HUD's central role : how HUD used the affordable-housing goals to reduce underwriting standards ; The decline in underwriting standards : how the affordable-housing goals forced an increased in nontraditional mortgages ; Force fed : why the affordable-housing goals, and not market share or profit, were the sole reason the GSEs acquired nontraditional mortgages ; Going viral : why and how reduced underwriting standards spread to the wider market -- The financial crisis and its accelerants. The great housing price bubble : how loosened underwriting standards stimulated its growth ; Flying blind into a storm : how the GSEs' failure to disclose their acquisition of nontraditional mortgages magnified the crisis ; 31 million nontraditional mortgages precipitate a crisis : why even government=backed mortgage securities were contributors ; Fair-value accounting scales up the crisis : how mark-to-market accounting made financial firms look weak or unstable -- From bad to worse. From bad to worse : how government blunders turned a mortgage meltdown into an investor panic and financial crisis ; The false narrative and the future : why the failure to understand the causes of the crisis may lead to another
Control code
1580365
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xviii, 411 pages
Isbn
9781594037702
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014005179
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
charts
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1580365
  • (OCoLC)879329299
Label
Hidden in plain sight : what really caused the world's worst financial crisis and why it could happen again, Peter J. Wallison
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-392) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The basics. Introduction : What really caused the world's worst financial crisis and why it could happen again ; The difference between prime and nontraditional mortgages : the importance of sound underwriting standards ; The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission report and other explanations for the crisis : why conventional explanations for the crisis are inadequate ; A short history of housing finance in the U.S. : how and why housing finance was substantially changed in 1992 -- Government housing policies take effect. HUD's central role : how HUD used the affordable-housing goals to reduce underwriting standards ; The decline in underwriting standards : how the affordable-housing goals forced an increased in nontraditional mortgages ; Force fed : why the affordable-housing goals, and not market share or profit, were the sole reason the GSEs acquired nontraditional mortgages ; Going viral : why and how reduced underwriting standards spread to the wider market -- The financial crisis and its accelerants. The great housing price bubble : how loosened underwriting standards stimulated its growth ; Flying blind into a storm : how the GSEs' failure to disclose their acquisition of nontraditional mortgages magnified the crisis ; 31 million nontraditional mortgages precipitate a crisis : why even government=backed mortgage securities were contributors ; Fair-value accounting scales up the crisis : how mark-to-market accounting made financial firms look weak or unstable -- From bad to worse. From bad to worse : how government blunders turned a mortgage meltdown into an investor panic and financial crisis ; The false narrative and the future : why the failure to understand the causes of the crisis may lead to another
Control code
1580365
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xviii, 411 pages
Isbn
9781594037702
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014005179
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
charts
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1580365
  • (OCoLC)879329299

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